Ancient Egypt

Jan. 24 marks 221st anniversary of signing El-Arish Agreement

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 03:05 GMT

Today marks the 221st anniversary of the signing of El-Arish Agreement between General Kleber and the Ottomans regarding the evacuation of the French from Egypt.

60K bees help Dutch artist in creating statue of Nefertiti

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 01:58 GMT

Recently, a Dutch artist used 60,000 bees, along with their beeswax and honeycomb, to recreate the bust of Nefertiti.

Min. of Tourism & Antiquities distributes gifts to participating handball teams in Egypt

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 01:43 GMT

Egypt's Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities represented by the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Board distributed souvenirs and promotional materials for tourist destinations and Replica antiquities to the members of the teams participating in the tournament.

German handball team visits Giza Pyramids on Jan. 20

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 01:34 GMT

They visited the Great Pyramids and the panorama area to take photos.

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.

Antiquities without knowledge is a disabled national treasure, Doria Sharaf El-Din

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 02:46 GMT

Head of the Culture, Media and Antiquities Committee in the House of Representatives Doria Sharaf El-Din, said that the new Parliament includes great diversity and broad representation of Egyptian women in all disciplines .

Ancient Egyptians sanctified justice & the rule of law

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 04:10 GMT

Egypt provided humanity with the oldest legislative and administrative systems.

1st archeological discovery in 2021 to be announced from Egypt's Saqqara soon

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 03:49 GMT

Stay tuned for the announcement of a new archeological discovery in Saqqara, the land of mystery, ancient splendor and secrets.

How did Ancient Egyptians deal with rapists?

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 02:32 GMT

According to the archaeological researcher Magdy Shaker, an Egyptian papyrus dating back to the year 1200 BC revealed an incident of harassment in the city of Thebes, the capital of ancient Egypt, which is currently located in the city of Luxor in Upper Egypt.

Newton & the Egyptian Antiquities: What is the secret of his obsession with the Giza Pyramids?

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 02:47 GMT

Isaac Newton is considered one of the greats in human history and one of the most prominent scientists contributing to physics and mathematics through the ages.

Al-Kebbash Road in Luxor: “The Path of God” for Ancient Egyptians

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 10:18 GMT

The Karnak Temples area witnessed the largest national project to save 29 statues of rams inside the Karnak temples, after completing the restoration of the statues and protecting them from destruction.

Acquaint yourself with Tutankhamun’s multi-layered sarcophagi

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 01:08 GMT

Tutankhamun was buried in his famous tomb “Cemetery 62” in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. It was discovered on November 4, 1922 by British archaeologist Howard Carter.

Video: Cairo Citadel Aqueduct turns into a tourist attraction

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 02:24 GMT

The Egyptian state pays great attention to the development of archaeological areas and museums, which bear the fragrance of the ancient Egyptian history. Among those sites is the development of Cairo Citadel Aqueduct or Mamluk Aqueduct.

2020: Year of Egyptian archaeological discoveries

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 01:46 GMT

During 2020, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced a set of important archaeological discoveries, which were accomplished through the Egyptian mission.

Egyptian, British museums restore colorful mural of ancient tomb

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 02:18 GMT

Antiquities experts from the Egyptian and British museums are working hand in hand to restore an eye-popping colorful mural that was discovered in Kom el Ahmar excavation side in Qena governorate, Upper Egypt, lately.

In Pics: Christie’s Auction House holds auction for Egyptian, Roman antiquities on Dec. 16

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 - 01:15 GMT

Christie's International Auction House in London is preparing to present the "Antiques" auction, which includes a large number of Egyptian and Roman antiquities for sale.

In Pics: Egypt's currency, a daily hand-to-hand brochure of its landmarks, artifacts

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 03:19 GMT

Each country in the world aim to produce a distinguished currency unique to its heritage and culture, depicting some of its landmarks or anything else the nation may be known for.

What was the nature of clothes in the ancient Egyptian civilization?

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 12:49 GMT

Many people imagine that women in the Pharaonic civilization wore short clothes and were almost nude.

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