Zahi Hawass

Recent Egyptian study on the Pharaoh Seqenenre Tao II reveals new secrets about his death

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 02:17 GMT

The study says modern medical technology helped tell the story of an ancient Egyptian king, who died in order to reunify Egypt in the 16th century BC.

Hawass invites Manea bin Rashid Al-Maktoum to visit his recent archaeological discoveries

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 03:01 GMT

Renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass invited Sheikh Manea bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the pioneer of the first cultural renaissance in Dubai and the son of the ruler of Dubai from 1886 to 1894, Sheikh Rashid bin Maktoum, to visit the archaeological discoveries in Saqqara.

Naomi Campbell wishes to play Cleopatra in Hollywood, Zahi Hawass

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 03:22 GMT

Renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass stated that he is friends with the British model Naomi Campbell, who is currently visiting Egypt.

Famed British model Naomi Campbell amazed by ancient Egyptian civilization

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 08:14 GMT

The British model heard Hawass speak about his new archaeological discovery of tombs and a temple near the Pyramid of King Teti in the ancient Saqqara area.

Foreign website sheds light on Saqqara discoveries

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 01:47 GMT

Ancient Origins sheds light on archaeologists excavating Egypt's famous Saqqara region

Zahi Hawass to Ahmed Karima: Your opinion applies to tomb robbers, not archaeologists

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 01:42 GMT

Renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass commented on the opinion of Sheikh Ahmed Karima, professor of comparative jurisprudence at Al-Azhar University, that opening the graves of the Pharaohs is forbidden.

Egypt’s Zahi Hawass presents annual award for Best Archaeological and Restorer in 2020

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 09:26 GMT

Egypt’s Zahi Hawass presents annual award for Best Archaeological and Restorer in 2020.

Coffins, mummies found in new discovery at Saqqara dating back to the New Kingdom

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 01:25 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing to announce a large archaeological discovery in Saqqara antiquities area. The discovery was made by the Egyptian archaeological mission working next to the pyramid of King Teti I.

New archaeological discovery in Saqqara to be announced early 2021

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 - 12:40 GMT

In 2021, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing to announce a large archaeological discovery.

Cultural events of the day

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 01:10 GMT

On December 9, a number of cultural events will be held in several centers and organizations.

Dec. 7 marks the 108th anniversary of discovering Nefertiti’s head statue

Mon, 07 Dec 2020 - 12:05 GMT

Today marks the 108th anniversary of the discovery of the head statue of the Pharaonic Queen Nefertiti, the wife of King Akhenaten, precisely on December 7, 1912 by the German archaeologist Ludwig Borchard.

Egypt's Sphinx hosts 1st tourist group from Spain since COVID-19 pandemic

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 - 12:56 GMT

In front of the Sphinx, renowned Archaeologist Zahi Hawass met with a Spanish tourist group, that included intellectuals, writers, university professors and public figures.

Egypt's tourism & antiquities min. follows up on latest developments in Egypt's Grand Museum

Wed, 11 Nov 2020 - 01:15 GMT

The meeting discussed the latest updates in the museum and the first stage of the pre-set plan for transporting heavy artifacts which was completed.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities, Charles University to honor renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass on Nov. 7

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 03:29 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and Charles University in Prague will honor the renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass, due to his enriching contributions and achievements in the field of Egyptology.

Five ways Africa’s antiquities end up in Europe

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 02:34 GMT

Africa has suffered greatly from Western colonialism. During this period, colonialism stole the past of these nations and their future.

Polish Ambassador to Egypt grants Enany, Hawass "Order of Merit"

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 01:06 GMT

In a ceremony held at the garden of the Polish Embassy in Cairo, the Polish government awarded Khaled el-Enany, Egypt's Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, and Zahi Hawass, the renowned Egyptologist, the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland.

Egypt’s culture min. launches the new season of the Egyptian Academy of Arts in Rome

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 01:17 GMT

Abdel Dayem: The Egyptian Academy of Arts in Rome is a golden gateway to the Egyptian creativity into the heart of Europe and one of the arms of cultural diplomacy and the soft powers of Egypt.

Zahi Hawass: Now is the time to try and retrieve Nefertiti’s Head Statue from Germany

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 - 04:58 GMT

Archaeologist Ludwig Borchardt discovered Nefertiti's head statue in 1912 in Tell el-Amarna. It was later smuggled out of Egypt by means of deceit.

Egypt’s Hawass: ‘The importance of this discovery lies in that it proves that Saqqara was the main burial of the 26th Dynasty

Sat, 03 Oct 2020 - 01:53 GMT

Egypt’s Hawass: ‘Saqqara discovery is very important because it proves that Saqqara was the main burial of the 26th Dynasty.

Did Egypt send an official letter to retrieve Nefertiti's head statue?

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 02:40 GMT

Renowned Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass said that what was reported by Brigitte Goebzel regarding Nefertiti’s head statue is far from the truth.

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