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Egypt’s Ptolemaic era witnessed the flourishing of arts & sciences

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 11:31 GMT

Ptolemy I completed the construction of the new capital of Egypt, Alexandria.

Registered as a World Heritage Site: What does the site of Memphis, the capital of ancient Egypt, contain?

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 01:00 GMT

Memphis was the Egyptian capital over several historical periods since the Old Kingdom.

How did Champollion decipher the hieroglyphs on the Rosetta Stone?

Sun, 05 Sep 2021 - 01:21 GMT

On September 27, 1822, French Egyptologist Jean-Francois Champollion was able to decipher the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs after studying the Rosetta Stone.

July 19 marks discovery of Egypt’s Rosetta Stone 222 years ago

Mon, 19 Jul 2021 - 01:14 GMT

The Rosetta Stone was discovered by the French expedition in 1799 AD. It was discovered by a French officer named Bouchard on July 19, 1799.

Egypt’s ancient Mit-Rahina [Memphis] city developed during tenure of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi with total cost of L.E 26 M

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 01:11 GMT

After the June 30 revolution, the Egyptian state worked to develop the Mit- Rahina area.

National Museum of Egyptian Civilization receives huge statue of King Merneptah, Hathor

Tue, 24 Nov 2020 - 02:43 GMT

This statue is one of the largest statues of King Merneptah that was ever found, with a height of about 2.60 meters, a width of one meter, a depth of 0.75 meters, and a weight of more than four tons.

Numerous artifacts transferred to the NMEC prior to imminent opening

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 12:53 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat received a variety of important archaeological collections that were recently discovered during the excavations carried out by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in the city of Memphis and its cemeteries in Saqqara.

Sakkara dazzles the world as new discovery unfolds

Thu, 09 May 2019 - 08:05 GMT

Sakkara dazzles the world once again as new discovery there unfolds. A new discovery was announced by the Ministry of Antiquities on May 4.

Transfer operation of King Ramses II statue completed

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 09:15 GMT

The fourth transfer operation of the King Ramses II statue to the atrium of Cairo’s new Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) was completed on Thursday.

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