Khufu

Egypt discovers blocks dating back to Khufu's reign at the open-air museum of Matariya

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 04:16 GMT

Egypt discovers blocks dating back to Khufu's reign at the open-air museum of Matariya

How was Khufu’s Solar Ships discovered in 1954?

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 11:23 GMT

On May 26, 1954, engineer Kamal el-Malakh announced the discovery of King Khufu’s relics, one of the most important and unique discoveries.

Egypt’s Great Sphinx: The oldest known monumental sculpture in Egypt, the world

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 10:25 GMT

The Great Sphinx is one of the largest statues in the world.

Registered as a World Heritage Site: What does the site of Memphis, the capital of ancient Egypt, contain?

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 01:00 GMT

Memphis was the Egyptian capital over several historical periods since the Old Kingdom.

Steel frame to be used for assembling Second Khufu Solar Ship in Grand Egyptian Museum

Tue, 31 Aug 2021 - 02:30 GMT

Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Archaeological Affairs at the Grand Egyptian Museum El-Tayeb Abbas said that the condition of the wood of the Second Khufu Solar Ship differs from that of the first ship wood.

Fruitful cooperation between Egypt, Japan in restoring Second Khufu Solar Ship, transfer of antiquities

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 12:26 GMT

Ambassador of Japan to Cairo Noke Masaki expressed his appreciation of the fruitful cooperation between the two countries in the fields of tourism and culture.

Ancient-origins sheds light on discovery of 250 graves carved into rocks in Egypt’s Sohag

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 07:58 GMT

The total number might soon exceed 300 graves in the area located in the city center near the old cities of Aswan and Abidos.

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities welcomes Gloria Walker to Egypt

Sun, 09 May 2021 - 02:01 GMT

On May 8, CEO of the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Board Ahmed Yousef received Gloria Walker and her family, who came from Philadelphia, USA, to fulfil the dream of her life, which is to visit Egypt and the Pyramids of Giza with her family.

Hussein Abdel Basir denies existence of burial chamber at Pyramid of Cheops

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 02:26 GMT

Egyptologist and Director of the Museum of Antiquities of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Hussein Abdel-Basir commented on the findings of Egyptologist Chris Naunton.

One Question, many answers: Why did Ancient Egyptians build the Great Pyramids?

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 02:56 GMT

About 150 years after the establishment of Egyptology, it seems that there is no agreement among scholars on the importance of establishing the Great Pyramids of Giza; however, several hypotheses have been proposed.

Grand Egyptian Museum receives 1006 pieces of Khufu’s second ship

Wed, 27 May 2020 - 12:29 GMT

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working on completing archaeological projects, while taking all the necessary precautions to battle the virus.

The Grand Egyptian Museum receives 42 pieces of Khufu's second ship

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 04:58 GMT

The GEM received 42 wooden pieces from the second Khufu ship, after extracting it from its pit near the pyramid of Khufu at the ancient pyramids of Giza.

Hawass presents evidence that Prophet Idriss is not Osiris

Sun, 26 Apr 2020 - 04:52 GMT

Hawass said Gomaa is a “man of religion”, and so when he spoke about archaeology, he did not back his claim up by relevant scientific evidence, but rather used information reported by obsessed archaeology fanatics.

Live Science website recommends virtual tours of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 - 01:51 GMT

“If you are looking for a great way to 'explore' while staying at home due to the emerging COVID-19 pandemic, this may be the ideal option,” posted the website.

35 additional artifacts transferred to Grand Egyptian Museum

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 - 12:54 GMT

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) in Remaya Square received 35 large pieces of wooden antiquities from Khufu’s second ship in Giza.

Egypt requests proof from Scotland Museum for legitimacy of transferring Khufu stone

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 - 04:03 GMT

An ancient stone that is said to be 4500 years old and has been obtained from the Pyramid of Khufu is scheduled to be displayed at the Scottish Museum.

Archaeologist Zahi Hawass gives 2 lectures in Serbia

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 - 03:20 GMT

Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass gave two lectures on the most important archaeological discoveries in Egypt.

Vietnamese president praises ancient Egyptian civilization

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 - 02:19 GMT

The Vietnamese president expressed his fascination with the ancient Egyptian heritage and monuments.

12 Egypt officials, guards to be tried over German sabotage of Great Pyramid

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 04:03 GMT

Four officials at the Ministry of Antiquities and eight guards at the Giza pyramid complex were referred to trial Monday for allowing German nationals to steal samples from the Great Pyramid in 2013

Egypt opens new lab to restore Pharaonic boat

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 - 11:00 GMT

The Ministry of Antiquities has opened a massive temporary restoration laboratory at the site of the Egyptian-Japanese excavation of the second Khufu ship on the Giza Plateau.

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