Ancient Egypt

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Law of National Library & Archives’ Authority prohibits transferring of historical documents outside Egypt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

UAE Foreign Affairs Minister commenting on Pharaohs’ Golden Parade: Egypt renews its beauty

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 03:41 GMT

The Foreign Affairs Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, commented on the celebration of the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade, which was held in Egypt on April 3, with three expressive words.

President Sisi calls upon Egyptians, world to watch Pharoahs’ Golden Parade

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 04:35 GMT

"With pride, I look forward to receiving Egypt’s kings and queens after their journey from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)," President Sisi said.

April 3: Mummy of King Ramses III to be transferred in Pharaohs' Golden Parade to NMEC

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 03:39 GMT

King Ramses III is the last of the great “warrior pharaohs” of the New Kingdom.

Mummy of King Seti I will be transferred in Pharaohs' Golden Parade to NMEC

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 09:30 GMT

One of the most beautiful and best-preserved of the royal sepulchers is the tomb of Seti I in the Valley of the Kings, with wall decorations in vivid colors.

Mummy of King Ramses II will be transferred in Pharaohs' Golden Parade to NMEC

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 09:15 GMT

King Ramses II signed the first known peace treaty in history with the Hittites and was remembered as a great warrior.

Official page of National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, online ticketing platform launches on March 31

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 09:09 GMT

The page showcases a number of the most important archaeological holdings displayed in the museum that explain different eras

What happens to Tutankhamun’s belongings that remain in Tahrir’s Egyptian Museum?

Sun, 14 Mar 2021 - 04:36 GMT

These pieces will be transferred successively, as they do not need restoration.

Abu Simbel Temples safe after minor earthquake hits area 48 km northwest of Abu Simbel City

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 02:09 GMT

On March 11, the stations of the National Seismological Network of the National Institute for Astronomical Research recorded an earthquake 48 km northwest of Abu Simbel city, without affecting the archaeological area.

Recent study on crocodile mummies reveals how ancient Egyptians revered them

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 03:31 GMT

A recent study has been carried out on 19 mummified crocodiles from the Egyptian group at the Phoebe A Hearst Museum of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley.

Egypt successfully repatriates smuggled artifact of goddess Bastet from Canada

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 12:45 GMT

Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziry participated in the ceremony of receiving the piece through a virtual speech he gave from Luxor, in which he talked about the artifact and its historical background.

Statue of King Senusret I to be installed on Egypt’s Grand Museum’s Great Staircase

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 04:56 GMT

Senusret I was one of the most powerful pharaohs of the 12th Dynasty.