Coptic Antiquities

Archaeologist highlights importance of Egypt’s Abu Mena Monastery as an exceptional global value

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 10:55 GMT

It is registered as an antiquity by Resolution No. 698 of 1956 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979.

Installation of canopy to protect murals in Sohag’s Red Monastery completed

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 01:04 GMT

The project was held in cooperation with the American Research Center.

Listing 4 icons, 3 Islamic pulpits among Egypt’s Islamic, Coptic & Jewish antiquities

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 11:33 GMT

The Supreme Council of Antiquities listed four 19th -century icons from the Monastery of Archangel Gabriel in Fayoum and three Islamic pulpits in Gharbia Governorate, among Islamic, Coptic and Jewish monuments.

Egypt's Al-Buhaira houses a treasure of antiquities: Archaeological researcher Ahmed Amer

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 02:57 GMT

Among those antiquities are the house of Othman Agha Al-Amosili and the house of Arab Kli, which has become a national museum showing the resilience of the city.

Egypt’s Monastery of Saint Fana inspected after non-archaeological wall collapses

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 12:59 GMT

Head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Sector Osama Talaat explained that the collapsed part of the fence is not archaeological, but was added as a ramp.