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Egypt’s archaeological sites witness high turnout celebrating anniversary of discovering Tutankhamun Tomb

Wed, 23 Nov 2022 - 07:07 GMT

The Egyptian archaeological sites and museums witnessed a great turnout of visitors, Wednesday,

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities participates in 5th Cairo Water Week

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 - 12:28 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities participated in the conference with a pavilion to display a group of archaeological reproductions, scientific books, various materials and promotional films.

Excavation training program leads to discovery of Ptolemaic-era cemetery in Sohag

Wed, 05 Oct 2022 - 11:59 GMT

The training dealt with scientific and practical excavations, archaeological surveys, and drawing archaeological finds and inscriptions in the Akhmim area in Sohag Governorate.

Restoration work on Great Pillar Hall at Karnak Temples resumes

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 12:26 GMT

The restoration of columns No. 59 and 68 has begun.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities issues new volume on science of materials & technology in ancient Egypt

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 10:15 GMT

Supervisor of the Central Training Unit at the ministry Basem Gihad said that the volume is a product of the first scientific conference that was held in November 2017.

Egyptian archaeological mission succeeds in unearthing largest bronze statue cache from Late Kingdom in Saqqara

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 11:06 GMT

Waziri explained that the discovered cache includes 150 bronze statues of various sizes.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities to announce new archaeological discovery in Saqqara soon

Sun, 29 May 2022 - 11:21 GMT

It is a well containing many pottery pots and coffins, and it is in a very good condition.

Ancient-origins sheds light on the discovery of 85 2,000-year-old tombs in Sohag

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 09:27 GMT

The achievement was made by an Egyptian mission affiliated to the Supreme Council of Antiquities.

66 years passed since establishment of Egypt’s Antiquities Registration Center

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 - 01:19 GMT

Egypt’s Antiquities Registration Center is a scientific & artistic reference for rare Egyptian monuments.

Transfer of Khufu’s Solar Ship to GEM makes it to ICCROM Award’s shortlist

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 12:41 GMT

The award is granted once every 2 years.

Cultural season of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities resumes after a 2-year hiatus due to COVID-19 pandemic

Sun, 27 Mar 2022 - 12:10 GMT

The cultural season resumes on March 28 at the ministry’s headquarters in Zamalek.

Acquaint yourself with visiting timings of museums, archaeological sites during Ramadan

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 - 08:56 GMT

During the holy month of Ramadan, the Supreme Council of Antiquities has approved new operating times for all museums and archaeological areas affiliated with the council nationwide.

Details of new archaeological discovery in Egypt’s Saqqara to be announced on March 19

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 10:03 GMT

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enani inspected the excavations of the Egyptian archaeological mission working northwest of the Pyramid of Merenre in Saqqara.

Rare plaque, 4-meter-deep furnace & a house dating back to the Roman era discovered in Luxor

Thu, 24 Feb 2022 - 10:53 GMT

On February 24, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri announced the discovery from Luxor Temple.

Discovery of cache of embalming materials in Egypt’s Abu Sir

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - 10:57 GMT

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri explained that this cache was found inside a huge well.

Egypt, South Korea sign cultural heritage cooperation MOU

Mon, 24 Jan 2022 - 07:55 GMT

The MOU stipulates future plans to cooperate in all areas of cultural heritage: conducting archaeological excavation and restoration (including underwater archaeology).

Mostafa Waziri gives lecture on latest archaeological discoveries in Egyptian pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 11:21 GMT

The lecture also focused on shedding light on the archaeological projects currently underway.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities publishes Issue 88 of the Annals of the Supreme Council of Antiquities

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 11:10 GMT

It is worth noting that the current issue is the latest scientific production of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in its periodical.

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.

Japan grants Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enani, Egyptologist Zahi Hawass Order of the Rising Sun

Wed, 03 Nov 2021 - 11:55 GMT

A statement from the Japanese Embassy in Cairo said Wednesday that the history of this award spans back nearly 150 years.

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