Ancient Egypt

Secretary-General of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities follows up on transfer process of Khufu’s 1st Solar Boat

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 02:44 GMT

Waziri explained that the packaging and reinforcement work on the body of the boat is conducted in accordance with scientific international standards used in the transfer of antiquities.

110 tombs spanning back to 3 different ancient Egyptian eras discovered in Egypt’s Dakahlia

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 02:22 GMT

The civilizations of Lower Egypt are known as Boto 1 and 2, the Naqada III civilization and the Second Transition Era known as the Hyksos Period

Artist uses an army of 60K bees to create a magical sculpture of Egypt’s Queen Nefertiti

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 01:13 GMT

Tomas Libertiny was interested in working with beeswax because the notion of demise and the temporary nature of things was so appealing to him.

Multinational delegation residing in Egypt visits Kafr El-Sheikh Museum on April 19

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 04:01 GMT

Kafr El-Sheikh Museum received a multinational delegation of American University faculty members residing in Egypt.

Tutankhamun's 3rd shrine arrives at the Grand Egyptian Museum

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 03:53 GMT

A month after receiving and placing the fourth shrine of King Tutankhamun in its display case in the hall dedicated to the Golden King’s treasures in the Grand Egyptian Museum, the museum received Tutankhamun’s third shrine.

Why were cats so prized in ancient Egypt?

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 01:52 GMT

The ancient Egyptians were famous for their fondness for cats, and this was obvious in the huge number of embalmed cats.

What artifacts are displayed in the Royal Mummies Hall in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir?

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 02:17 GMT

Inside the hall, fifty ancient coffins are displayed. Fifteen of the coffins are displayed for the first time for the public.

On World Heritage Day: Royal Mummies Hall of NMEC officially receives visitors

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 12:54 GMT

The Royal Mummies Hall of Egypt’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilization opens its door to visitors in line with the celebrations of World Heritage Day, which falls on April 18.

Secrets of Luxor’s ‘Lost Golden City’ continue to dazzle the world

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 03:04 GMT

The city is dubbed the “Rising of Aten” and was discovered by the renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass, head of the Egyptian mission in the west of Luxor Governorate.

25K visitors flocked to National Museum of Egyptian Civilization on April 9, 10

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 01:31 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat received thousands of Egyptian and foreign visitors on April 9, 10, to visit the Central Exhibition Hall that was inaugurated during the reception of the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade on April 3.

GEM’s team continue to place King Tutankhamun’s artifacts inside its designated halls

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 01:13 GMT

The General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project and the surrounding area Atef Moftah convened with the working team responsible to install artifacts in the two halls of King Tutankhamun.

Lamasat Art Gallery to hold ‘Kemet’ art exhibition on April 12-17

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 03:14 GMT

The exhibition is a collective group of fine and applied artists from Egypt and the Arab world, who will participate to display their artworks and handicrafts.

Thai Ambassador to Egypt: Thai people are captivated by Ancient Egypt

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 02:58 GMT

Thailand's ambassador to Cairo said that everyone in Thailand knows the history and civilization of Egypt.

Law of National Library & Archives’ Authority prohibits transferring of historical documents outside Egypt

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 02:43 GMT

The article prohibits the holder of the document from transferring it out of the Arab Republic of Egypt or disposing of it in any way except with a license from the competent minister.

Renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass announces discovery of Luxor’s ‘Lost City’

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 01:42 GMT

Its history spans back to the reign of King Amenhotep III. The city continued to be used by King Tutankhamun, that is, 3000 years ago.

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir on preliminary list of World Heritage Sites

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 02:55 GMT

The World Heritage Committee of the United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has included the Egyptian Museum in its tentative list of World Heritage sites.

Royal Parade reminds people of MENA of their ancient heritage, showcasing Egypt's cultural impact on region

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 03:07 GMT

Egypt’s Golden Parade has had strong ripples in the entire region of the Middle East and North Africa, reigniting national feelings in many countries in the area.

New archaeological discovery in Luxor to be announced from Bibliotheca Alexandrina on April 10

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 02:39 GMT

Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Mostafa El-Feki announced that Zahi Hawass Center for Egyptology in the Library will announce a new archaeological discovery in Habu City in Luxor, in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, on April 10.

Egyptian hieroglyphs: A language or type of font?

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 02:35 GMT

Hieroglyphs were used as a pattern for official writing on temples, tombs, statues, colored stone and wooden panels.

English translation of ancient Egyptian song at the Golden Parade

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 01:32 GMT

The song in the ancient Egyptian tongue performed at the Golden Parade of ancient Egyptian royalty in the voice of now-famous soprano Amira Selim has stuck in the minds of many, leaving them curious to know the meaning of the lyrics.

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