Tourism and Antiquities Police

Citizen excavating for antiquities near Pyramids arrested

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 11:17 GMT

Egyptian law imprisons for 5 to 7 years anyone who is proven guilty of illegal excavation for antiquities.

Tourism and Antiquities Police recover 83 ancient coins

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 05:46 GMT

Bahgat Lotfy Soliman, 35, was detained by the Tourism and Antiquities Police, as Major General Nageh Zaki, head of the Tourism and Antiquities Undercover Department, received information that soliman possesses ancient coins and intends to illegally sell t

Police seize ancient Egyptian, Greek artifacts in Upper Egypt

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 - 10:30 GMT

Egyptian police in Upper Egypt managed to seize a number of ancient Egyptian and ancient Greek artifacts

99 Artifacts seized by Police in Upper Egypt

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 - 12:43 GMT

The Egyptian Tourism and Antiquities Police managed to seize around 99 artifacts from two citizens in Assiut.

Police arrest 3 people in Fayoum over antiquities trafficking

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 - 06:24 GMT

Tourism and Antiquities Police on Monday managed to arrest three people with six antique statues before selling them in Fayoum.