egyptian history

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities launches ‘Our Story’ initiative for school students

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 01:05 GMT

Recently, the Cultural Development and Community Communication Department in the Office of the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities launched an initiative entitled "Our Story", in cooperation with the public and technical education sectors of the Ministry of Education.

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.

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.

World star Morgan Freeman sheds light on ancient Egypt on official Twitter account

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 02:16 GMT

World star Morgan Freeman shed light on the ancient Egyptian civilization by posting numerous photos of himself on Twitter along with Egyptologist Salima Ikram while visiting ancient Egyptian sites.

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.

Working hours of National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Ramadan revealed

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 02:31 GMT

CEO of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization Ahmed Ghoneim revealed the official operating hours for the museum during the holy month of Ramadan.

‘Nazlet Khater’ 35,000 year-old human skeleton peacefully rests in NMEC

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 02:22 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization has attracted many visitors since its official opening on April 4.

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.

‘Impact of Egyptian Civilization on Greek Civilization’ lecture to be held in Egypt’s SCC on Feb. 24

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 03:50 GMT

On February 24, the History and Antiquities Committee of the Supreme Council of Culture is organizing a lecture entitled “The Impact of Egyptian Civilization on Greek Civilization”, at 12 p.m. in the Supreme Council of Culture’s Main Hall.

Egypt's 'Kings of the Sun' exhibition in Prague extended to June 30

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 03:09 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziry signed an agreement to extend the exhibition "Kings of the Sun", which is currently held at the National Museum in the Czech capital Prague, to June 30, 2021.

How did the Hyksos infiltrate into Egypt?

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 04:18 GMT

The era of the second transition or the period of the reign of the Hyksos (15-17th Dynasties, from 1650-1550 BC) was an era of historical tribulations for ancient Egypt.

Czech bloggers visit Giza Pyramids, Saqqara Archaeological Area

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 04:03 GMT

In their first tour for the most significant touristic and archaeological destinations in Egypt, the Czech bloggers visited the Giza pyramids and the Saqqara area.

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.

Egyptian monuments reside in over 39 museums worldwide

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 - 09:00 GMT

Hundreds of ancient Egyptian artifacts are displayed in various museums worldwide.

How do experts see revolution of 1952 after 65 years?

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 - 02:18 GMT

Egypt commemorates on Sunday the 65th anniversary of July 23, 1952 revolution.

The Lost City of Ibn Tulun

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 - 06:46 GMT

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