Antiquities Ministry

Belarus ambassador: Minsk keen to develop cooperation with Cairo

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 - 01:24 GMT

The Belarus envoy made the remarks on Tuesday during his meeting with Egypt's Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled el Anani.

34 antiquities warehouses nationwide inventoried - ministry

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 - 10:09 GMT

The Antiquities Ministry said that its Inventory Committee has finalized inventorying 34 warehouses that contain ancient Egyptian artifacts in different governorates.

Preliminary report: 700 Egyptian artifacts destroyed in Brazil museum fire

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 02:07 GMT

A preliminary report showed that 700 Egyptian artifacts were all destroyed in the fire that ripped through a 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro late Sunday.

118 artifacts seized in Italy found during Illegal excavations: official

Fri, 25 May 2018 - 03:58 GMT

Head of the Egyptian Antiquities Ministry’s Repatriation Department said that the 118 Egyptian artifacts seized last March in Naples are likely to be found during Illegal excavations.

In pics: Egyptian artifacts seized in Italy likely authentic: Min.

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 10:39 GMT

The preliminary examination of the 118 Egyptian artifacts seized last March in Naples suggested they are historic antiquities.

U.S. Embassy congratulates Egypt on Watfa discovery

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 - 08:24 GMT

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo congratulated Egypt on the exciting discovery, adding “No excuses not to visit this gym.”

Egypt to celebrate 200th anniversary of Abu Simbel discovery

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 - 03:15 GMT

The Antiquities Ministry will organize a world-class celebration in November to mark the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Abu Simbel temples.

Grand Egyptian Museum to receive new antiques

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 - 03:37 GMT

The subsystem committee of Grand Egyptian Museum discussed the final plan of transferring huge and heavy antiques from the Egyptian museum in Al-Tahrir square.

Ancient tombs unearthed in Minya, says official

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 - 03:10 GMT

Ancient tombs and ruins of a residential area dating back to the Coptic era have been discocered in El Bahnasa city in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Minya.

Antiquities Ministry uncovers details behind lost antiques

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 11:38 GMT

A report was submitted by Ministry of Antiquities to identify 32,638 missing antiques so INTERPOL and other relevant bodies for recovery can track them.

Synagogue in Alex. to be renovated at total cost of EGP 100 mln

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 - 11:04 GMT

The Jewish Synagogue in Alexandria will be renovated at a total cost of 100 million pounds.

Rommel Cave Museum to reopen soon: Antiquities ministry

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 07:09 GMT

The Rommel Cave Museum will open its doors to visitors soon after having been closed for seven years

Antiquities minister to open photo exhibition Thursday

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 - 01:38 GMT

Antiquities Minister Khaled Annani, accompanied by director of Bibliotheca Alexandrina Moustafa Feqi, will open on Thursday a photo exhibition at the library.

Egypt attends World Heritage Committee session in Poland

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 - 01:12 GMT

An Egyptian delegate from the Ministry of Antiquities attends the 41st session of the annual World Heritage Committee organized by UNESCO in Poland on Monday.

AUC returns 5,000 artifacts to Antiquities Ministry

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 - 01:28 GMT

The American University in Cairo hands over 5,000 artifacts to Antiquities Ministry, dating back to 1960’s.

Cairo Airport authorities thwart smuggling 29 Iraqi coins

Sun, 21 May 2017 - 08:23 GMT

Cairo Airport authorities thwarted an attempt to smuggle 29 rare Iraqi ancient coins by an Iraqi passenger.

Antiquities Ministry denies holding $40M proposal at Pyramids

Wed, 10 May 2017 - 03:41 GMT

The news of a Saudi prince renting the Pyramids and Sphinx area for a celebratory proposal event has been denied by Minister of Antiquities Ashraf Salah.

Egypt renovates Rommel’s Cave Museum of WWII in Matrouh

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 - 12:07 GMT

Antiquities Ministry, in cooperation with Matrouh Governorate, started the renovation of Rommel’s Cave Museum in Matrouh, north-western Egypt, to be opened for visitors within two months