Supreme Council of Antiquities

Egypt’s project to develop the Philae Temples area in Aswan completed

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 06:28 GMT

Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities has completed the project to develop the Philae Temples area in Aswan, where an internal marina was built for the area and waiting places for visitors, in addition to raising the efficiency of the lighting system.

All you need to know about restoration works of 29 ram statues in Karnak Temples

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 06:16 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, accompanied by Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, inspected work on raising the efficiency and restoration of 29 rams, located in the first courtyard of the Karnak Temples.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities embarks on inspection tour at Grand Egyptian Museum on Sept. 8

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 01:28 GMT

The inspection tour included the lobby, the great staircase and the exhibition halls of the treasures of King Tutankhamun.

1st tourist group coming from Hurghada visit Karnak Temple Complex on Sept. 1

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 - 04:04 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa Waziri said that these groups include tourists from Ukraine and France, who arrived in Hurghada on Aug. 31 to spend their vacation on the picturesque beaches of Egypt.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities exempts cafeterias, bazaars in museums, archaeological sites from paying rent until end of Sept. 2020

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 01:38 GMT

This decision came within the framework of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities' efforts to mitigate the economic effects resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. to attend inauguration of “Kings of the Sun” exhibition in Prague

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 01:31 GMT

The artifacts of the exhibition "Kings of the Sun" arrived in early August to the Czech capital, Prague, in preparation for its opening.

1st transparent protection screen around pulpit of Sultan Abu al-'Ila Mosque installed

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 03:55 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the Supreme Council of Antiquities, has completed the installation of the first transparent protection screen around the pulpit of the Sultan Abu al-'Ila Archaeological Mosque.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities completed restoration of 3 monasteries in Qena

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 05:17 GMT

The Supreme Council of Antiquities completed the restoration of three monasteries in the city of Naqada, Qena Governorate. The council will officially launch them on Aug. 19.

Archaeologists of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities discover new statue of one of Hathor’s priests

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 01:17 GMT

Waziri pointed out that the statue is about 95 cm in height and 45 cm in diameter and that excavation work is continuing to uncover the remaining pieces and evidence.

Video: El-Sakakini Palace, an Italian masterpiece on Egyptian soil

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 11:54 GMT

The palace represents various architectural styles combined in one masterpiece. It is considered a model of Rococo art.

In Pics: Egypt's Supreme Council of Culture archeologists unearth artifacts in Mit-Rahina

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 - 12:49 GMT

The rescue excavations mission found a number of antique blocks and sculptures of pink and black granite and limestone dating back to the era of King Ramses II.

New archaeological discovery west of Abydos

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 - 02:44 GMT

The team of the archaeological survey mission operating in the desert plateau region, west of Abydos, revealed a group of openings at a high point on the mountain front that date back to the Ptolemaic era.

Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities broadcasts 'Overcome Your Anxiety' on July 3

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 12:59 GMT

The lecture discusses the scientific concept of stress and anxiety, the causes of tension and its implications on personal and social life.

In Pics: Kafr El-Sheikh Museum receives heavy artifacts ahead of opening

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 02:18 GMT

Kafr El-Sheikh Museum received a collection of huge artifacts from Tel Al-Fara’een area in Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate.

Know about the most prominent archaeological openings in the coming period

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 - 02:07 GMT

This includes opening museums in the New Administrative Capital, Sharm El-Sheikh, Kafr El-Sheikh, among others.

In Pics: Egyptian-Spanish archaeological mission uncovers unique cemetery in Bahnasa

Sun, 17 May 2020 - 02:33 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri said the cemetery is unique, and that this style of cemeteries has not been discovered before in Bahnasa.

Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities launches restoration project of Amun-Ra Temple Ram statues

Sun, 17 May 2020 - 02:22 GMT

Waziri further explained that the immediate reason for the poor state of reservation of the rams is that they were exposed to faulty restoration work with inappropriate materials in the early 1970s.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. discusses latest developments of New Administrative Capital museum

Thu, 14 May 2020 - 01:34 GMT

Minister Khaled el-Anani convened at the ministry’s headquarters in Zamalek with Mostafa Waziri, Nevin Nizar and Moemen Osman.

In pics: Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities starts renovating ram-headed sphinxes in Luxor

Fri, 08 May 2020 - 12:21 GMT

The Supreme Council of Antiquities started on Friday, May 8 renovating a group of ram-headed sphinxes at Amun-Ra Temple at Karnak Temple Complex in Luxor.

Egypt's Council of Antiquities secretary general, Czech ambassador discuss launching Egyptian Antiquities exhibition in Prague

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 04:07 GMT

Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri, and Czech Ambassador to Cairo Jan Folik met on April 4 to discuss the possibility of setting up an exhibition of Egyptian antiquities at the National Museum in Prague, Czech Republic.