Artifacts

Unusually large basin made of Mamluk brass sold at Sotheby’s

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 01:06 GMT

Sotheby's recently held an auction under the title "Arts of the Islamic World & India, including Luxurious Carpets".

Cairo Criminal Court convicts Alaa Hassanein, Hassan Rateb in 'Massive Artifact Looting' case

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 11:57 GMT

Rateb had funded Hassanein and a gang he leads to commit the crime.

Egypt reclaims 95 smuggled artifacts from Israel

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 12:55 GMT

Afterward, Official talks between Shoukry and Lapid, in the presence of the two countries' delegations were held, Hafez added in another tweet.

Egyptian pavilion in Expo 2020 Dubai located in 'Opportunity District'

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 - 10:09 GMT

The exhibition is taking place on October 1 and March 31, 2022, and consists of three districts.

Egypt's FM discusses security, economic matters with Belgium counterpart

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 - 12:52 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Tuesday with his Belgium counterpart Sophie Wilmes.

Egyptian Prosecution: 227 artifacts seized with former MP-led gang confirmed to be antiquities

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 10:29 GMT

A committee from the Supreme Council of Antiquities said all the seized antiquities date back to the Egyptian civilizations and belong to different ages, including the Prehistoric, Pharaonic, Greek, Roman and Islamic ages, according to the prosecution’s statement.

Former MP during Muslim Brotherhood tenure detained for excavating for, dealing in antiquities

Fri, 25 Jun 2021 - 03:22 GMT

The prosecution said it also detained 17 members of the gang he led for four days after they were caught red-handed while possessing 201 artifacts

Egyptian embassy in London restores 3 ancient artifacts

Fri, 25 Jun 2021 - 07:36 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador in London Tarek Adel managed to restore three ancient artifacts dating back to the Pharaonic and Greek eras before being sold in an auction hall in London, according to a statement by the Foreign Ministry on Thursday.

Egypt recovers 3 smuggled artifacts from UK before sale to showroom

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 - 02:01 GMT

Two pieces belong to the Ancient Egyptian era while the third is Greek.

Japanese adore Egypt’s civilization, wish for tourism return after COVID: Japan’s Amb.

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 03:01 GMT

The Japanese Ambassador to Egypt Noki Masaki expressed his admiration for the Egyptian antiquities across governorates.

Egypt retrieves 2 smuggled artifacts from Italy

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 - 02:59 GMT

Egypt's Ambassador to Rome Hesham Badr received on Thursday two artifacts that had been smuggled to Italy in 2019.

3,500-year-old Egyptian scarab discovered in a cemetery in Cyprus

Sun, 13 Dec 2020 - 01:37 GMT

Prospectors in Cyprus discovered a series of exciting discoveries, including artifacts dating back 3,500 years, during the Bronze Age.

Saudi Arabia uncovers ritual platform that houses Egyptian Artifacts

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 - 12:08 GMT

A huge ritual platform and Egyptian artifacts were discovered in northern Saudi Arabia.

Ex-Italian honorary consul sentenced to 15 years in absentia

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 - 01:53 GMT

Skakal has been convicted of attempting to smuggle 21,855 artifacts in a diplomatic container from Alexandria to the Italian port of Salerno.

Grand Egyptian Museum expected to attract 5M visitors annually

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 - 01:06 GMT

The Egyptian Cabinet issued an infograph Wednesday indicating that the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will attract more than 5 million visitors annually.

Al-Sharjah ruler returns 425 rare artifacts to Egypt

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 - 04:10 GMT

ET reveals details of the artifacts returned by Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamedd al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to Egypt. The artifacts totaled up to 425 rare Egyptian artifacts from several eras.

3 persons arrested for trading in archeological artifacts in Assuit

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 - 10:27 GMT

The confiscated artifacts date back to various eras and the arrested people confessed their crimes.

Egyptian officials angered as Tutankhamun bust put on auction Thursday

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 - 12:53 GMT

Head of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri said that the National Committee for Antiquities Repatriation held a meeting after making sure that an Egyptian Tutankhamun bust is up for sale in an auction in the UK.

Sonbol denies allegation of using black cement to restore Ramses III

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 - 09:36 GMT

Head of the Central Department of Restoration and Conservation of Antiquities Gharib Sonbol has stated that Egypt’s antiquities and monuments are in safe hands.

90% of Tanta Museum renovation works completed

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 - 02:02 GMT

Tanta Museum is the only museum in Gharbia; it has been closed for 18 years.

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