Ministry of Antiquities
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working to take advantage of the digital transformation for tourism promotion to serve cultural tourism in Egypt.
This is based on a cooperation protocol between the ministries of antiquities and aviation.
ET sheds light on the newly inaugurated museums and archaeological sites in 2019.
ET sheds light on the numerous archaeological discoveries made by the Ministry of Antiquities during 2019.
The Egyptian-German archaeological mission headed by Horig Sorouzian discovered a huge statue of the God Horus.
Abul Ela will hold this position at the Supreme Council of Antiquities for a year, based on the selection of the Supreme Committee for the Selection of Leaders.
The exhibition will be titled "French excavations in Egypt: Research, Cooperation, Innovation," and will be held on Dec. 18, 2019.
Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani reviewed the recent archaeological discoveries and projects implemented by the Ministry of Antiquities in Egypt.
The Ministry of Antiquities conducted scientific studies on three mummies discovered in the cache of El-Assasif in an attempt to unfold their secrets.
The discovery included a large-sized scarab and 75 statues of cats of different sizes and shapes that are made of wood and bronze.
Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected the developments in Kafr el-Sheikh Museum, which is scheduled to open in the first half of 2020.
The Angolan ambassador pointed out that Angola will greatly benefit from the Egyptian expertise in this field.
The Ministry of Antiquities re-opened the cemeteries Edu and Qar in the Eastern Cemetery of Giza Antiquities Region for visits after completion of restoration works.
Sources at the Ministry of Antiquities revealed that the cemetery to be announced in the Saqqara archaeological area, on November 23, contains a number of large and symbolic coffins, as well as a number of animals.
The ministry held a gala dinner at the Giza Pyramids that was attended by four ministers and 600 archaeologists from all over the world.
It is a revelation that will draw the world's attention in November following the Egyptology conference to be held at the ministry headquarters in Zamalek.
Head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Sector Gamal Mustafa stated the accumulated rain water in archaeological sites had been removed to ensure safety.
It is expected that the authorities will release him as climbing the pyramids in Egypt is prohibited, yet not illegal.
At the Assasif cemetery in the West Bank of Luxor, the Ministry of Antiquities will announce on October 19, a new discovery of colored coffins and mummies in the West Bank of Luxor.
An exhibition of sunken Egyptian antiquities dating back to different historical periods will launch in California on October 5.