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Royal Mummies in Egypt’s NMEC to enjoy regular maintenance

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 02:03 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization inaugurated the Royal Mummies Hall on April 18.

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.

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.

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.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. convenes with Ambassador of EU to Cairo on April 15

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 01:51 GMT

The convention aimed to discuss strengthening means of cooperation between Egypt and the European Union in the fields of archaeological and tourism work.

Mallawi Museum opens its doors to Egyptian visitors with discounted tickets until May 15

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 01:09 GMT

A total of 944 pieces are displayed in the museum.

Possible reason behind the sinking of ancient Red-Sea-ship uncovered

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 12:45 GMT

Under the supervision of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, the archaeological mission of the Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University, succeeded in uncovering the front of the ship wrecked on Saadana Island in the Red Sea.

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.

Tunisian President Kais Saied visits Cairo Opera House on April 11

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 02:53 GMT

Saied affirmed the depth of cultural relations between Egypt and Tunisia, being a vital and effective bridge to achieve constructive communication between the people of both countries.

Egypt’s ministers of culture, tourism & antiquities honor participating artists in Pharaohs’ Golden Parade

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 02:48 GMT

The honoring took place in Cairo Opera’s Grand Theater in the presence of Magdy Saber, president of the Egyptian Opera House.

Egypt’s Ebers Papyrus: The oldest medical document in history

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 02:36 GMT

Maged Kamel, a researcher in cultural heritage, said that the Egyptian Ebers Papyrus is the oldest medical papyrus known in the history of medicine. It is about 3500 years old.

British Guardian, Ancient-Origins shed light on Luxor’s ‘Lost Golden City’

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 01:22 GMT

The British sites, Guardian and Ancient-Origins, shed light on the Lost Golden City of Luxor that dates back to the reign of Amenhotep III. The city continued to be used by Tutankhamun 3000 years ago.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities to Students: Take Pride in your Egyptian civilization

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 03:58 GMT

Under the title "Royal Mummies Parade", Ain Shams University organized a symposium to celebrate the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade held on April 3, as part of the activities of the university's 9th Scientific Conference.

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.

Egypt plans 2nd unique parade to transfer king Tutankhamun to Grand Egyptian Museum

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 01:52 GMT

Enany stated that this procession will be as unique as the Golden Pharaohs’ Parade held on April 3, where 22 royal ancient Egyptian mummies were transferred from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat

Egypt’s Opera House to hold 27 Ramadan concerts in Cairo, Alexandria & Damanhour

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 02:43 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem approved the artistic and cultural program of the Egyptian Opera House during the holy month of Ramadan, which will be held on opera theaters in Cairo, Alexandria and Damanhour.

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.

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