Ancient Egypt

1st Khufu Solar Ship dismantled in preparation for transferring to the Grand Egyptian Museum

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 03:13 GMT

Khufu’s solar ships are among the most important discoveries of the twentieth century, which caused a sensation in various countries of the world.

All you need to know about Cairo Citadel Aqueduct

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 02:12 GMT

It was established as aqueducts to carry water to the citadel more than 600 years ago during the reign of Sultan Al-Nasir Salah Al-Din Al-Ayyubi, the founder of the Ayyubid State in Egypt (from 1169 AD until 1193).

Archaeologists of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities discover new statue of one of Hathor’s priests

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 01:17 GMT

Waziri pointed out that the statue is about 95 cm in height and 45 cm in diameter and that excavation work is continuing to uncover the remaining pieces and evidence.

2 royal statues return to Egypt for display at Grand Egyptian Museum

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 01:53 GMT

The unique statues were included in the artifacts displayed in the exhibition "The Sunken Cities: The Enchanting World of Egypt" in the United States of America.

Hawass: Archaeological evidence proves that builders of the Great Pyramids are the ancient Egyptians

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 - 12:09 GMT

Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass said that the money of the billionaire founder of Tesla Company, Elon Musk, did not make him famous, so he decided to announce that aliens came from space to build the Great Pyramids of Giza.

Sharm El-Sheikh Museum almost ready for partial opening

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 - 11:50 GMT

Sharm El-Sheikh Museum showcases the different aspects of Egyptian civilization by displaying a selection of artifacts that have been carefully chosen from various museums in Egypt.

Egyptian research team reveals traces of life in Egypt 2M years ago

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 03:25 GMT

In a new Egyptian scientific finding, an Egyptian research team tracked the oldest human activity on Egyptian soil, and found it spans back to more than 2 million years.

What do you know about Egyptian Hieroglyphs?

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 03:49 GMT

A lot of people actually think it is a language, which is a very common misconception, because it is a type of font.

Google launches hieroglyphics translator Fabricius, uses machine learning to decode ancient Egyptian language

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 02:26 GMT

The new translator, officially called Fabricius, is also available for anyone interested in learning more about Egyptian hieroglyphs in a fun and interactive way.

A glimpse on Egypt’s lost treasures

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 04:26 GMT

Egypt has suffered from the illegal smuggling of its precious artifacts throughout the ages, where thousands of artifacts were lost without a trace.

Visits to various archaeological sites resume in Egypt

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 01:15 GMT

Among the sites that have been reopened are Abu Simbel Temples and the Philae Temple in Aswan.

Did the Tutankhamun Exhibition in London reopen?

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 04:27 GMT

The exhibition was visited by a total of 1,423,170 visitors during a time span of six months beginning March 23, 2019.

What you may not know about types of Linen Fabrics in Ancient Egypt

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 - 02:05 GMT

Archaeologist Ahmed Amer said there were many types of fabrics used in Egypt during the ancient times. That is because of its importance in the economic, social and religious aspects of life during ancient Egypt.

What is the allowed number of visitors to Egypt’s museums and archaeological sites?

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 01:56 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities reopened a number of archaeological museums after they had been closed since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

July 7 marks World Nubian Day

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 - 03:41 GMT

Nubians celebrate their day on July 7, not for a specific reason, except that the number 7 has an important connotation in their history, days, and different cultural rituals.

All you need to know about students/tourists trips to archaeological areas, museums

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 01:11 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing to gradually reopen a number of archaeological sites and museums in July, while applying all the precautionary measures to combat the novel virus.

Sneak-peek at Tutankhamun’s childhood toys

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 - 02:15 GMT

Tutankhamun's toys are diverse, some of which represent life for the Golden King, like the duck toy. This is the most famous toy the king used to play with.

Queen Nefertari, the beauty of all beauties

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 - 02:44 GMT

Queen Nefertari is considered the main wife of the most famous pharaoh of Egypt, King Ramses II [1290-1224 BC], and the mother of six of his most important children.

Who is the Pharaoh of Prophet Moses?

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 - 12:24 GMT

Moses’ Pharaoh has raised controversy among many researchers throughout history. Many believe he is Ramses II. Others believe he is Seti I.

Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Police in Minya seize 374 artifacts

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 - 02:47 GMT

The seized items included necklaces, statues, scarabs, copper coins, as well as amulets of ancient Egyptian deities and sacred animals dating back to numerous eras.