Egyptian Artifacts

Egypt’s NMEC houses unique holy Qur’an box made of precious metals

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 01:09 GMT

This box is unique as it is made of wood, copper, gold and silver.

Antiquities smuggler involved in selling an Egyptian sarcophagus to an international museum arrested

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 01:10 GMT

Dib was the main player in the illegal smuggling of the Egyptian sarcophagus and its sale to the Metropolitan Museum.

The Travel Website: Egypt comes among top 10 countries with most beautiful tourist attractions

Sun, 13 Feb 2022 - 12:40 GMT

The site explained that Egypt possesses countless archaeological and tourist sites that distinguish it from any other place in the world.

Egyptian Museum renovation works include preparing paths for individuals with special needs

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 - 02:30 GMT

Currently, the museum is being provided with guiding boards and seating for visitors.

Egypt ranks 2nd in list of Czech’s favorite tourist destinations for summer 2021

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 02:46 GMT

According to the report published by the Czech website Prague Morning, Egypt ranked second in the list of Czech citizens' favorite tourist destinations for the summer of 2021.

Time magazine chooses Cairo among 100 greatest destinations worldwide

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 01:04 GMT

The American Time magazine, in its annual classification, chose Cairo to be among the list of the 100 greatest destinations in the world for the year 2021.

2nd outlet for Konouz Archaeological Replicas Factory to open in Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 12:53 GMT

The archaeological reproductions factory was opened last March to be the first factory for archaeological replicas in Egypt and the Middle East.

Fruitful cooperation between Egypt, Japan in restoring Second Khufu Solar Ship, transfer of antiquities

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 12:26 GMT

Ambassador of Japan to Cairo Noke Masaki expressed his appreciation of the fruitful cooperation between the two countries in the fields of tourism and culture.

Luxor's ‘Lost Golden City’: An accomplishment of the Egyptian expedition in April 2021

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 11:31 GMT

The city spans back to the reign of the greatest king of Egypt, King Amenhotep III, who ruled Egypt from 1391 BC.

203 antique coins seized at Cairo International Airport

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 06:57 GMT

The antique coins were in the possession of a passenger.

Egypt’s Antiquities Committee examines, restores Egyptian artifacts recovered from France

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 11:42 GMT

The Committee of the Ministry of Antiquities is currently examining the 114 distinctive Egyptian artifacts, to clarify which era each piece belongs to.

Video: ‘History Keepers’ at Grand Egyptian Museum proud to complete restoration of 55K artifacts

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 - 01:33 GMT

“Egypt is not a historical country. Egypt came before history.” This is how the Egyptian Nobel laureate, writer Naguib Mahfouz, expressed the status of Egyptian civilization and its progress.

How did Egypt implement digital transformation in all fields of tourism and antiquities?

Sun, 27 Jun 2021 - 01:41 GMT

During the tenure of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, the Egyptian state made numerous achievements in a record time.

Extraction of pieces of 2nd Khufu Ship completed successfully

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 01:51 GMT

A large number of these pieces were transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum to be displayed in a designated building that includes the first and second ships.

Hurghada Museum designed with latest international standards at a cost of L.E 160 million

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 02:44 GMT

2000 artifacts were placed inside the museum from different eras, including Pharaonic, Roman, Coptic and Islamic artifacts.

Video: Foreign ambassadors to Egypt praise Konouz Factory for antiquities replicas

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 - 02:55 GMT

Ambassadors of Germany, Serbia, Colombia, France and Australia to Egypt shared their experience after their visit to Konouz Factory of high quality antiquities replicas and magnificent Egyptian artifacts.

After a global tour: Egypt's sunken antiquities return to Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s Antiquities Museum

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 11:47 GMT

The Antiquities Museum at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina has re-displayed a distinguished group of unique artifacts, after they returned safely to Egypt after an absence of nearly 5 years.

1st transit passenger visits Cairo’s Airport Terminal 2 Museum on May 18

Wed, 19 May 2021 - 06:05 GMT

The first transit passenger to visit the Airport Terminal 2 Museum was from Russia.

Interesting facts about Tutankhamun’s 3rd shrine exhibited in Egypt’s Grand Museum

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 08:42 GMT

The shrine consists of a ceiling decorated with a winged sun disk and eight birds placed underneath the titles of the king.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities completes equipping Cairo Airport’s Terminal 2, Terminal 3 museums

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 02:18 GMT

The airport museums aim to promote cultural tourism in Egypt and attract and encourage tourists, especially transit passengers, to visit archaeological and historical sites and museums.