Egyptian Antiquities

World star Morgan Freeman sheds light on ancient Egypt on official Twitter account

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 02:16 GMT

World star Morgan Freeman shed light on the ancient Egyptian civilization by posting numerous photos of himself on Twitter along with Egyptologist Salima Ikram while visiting ancient Egyptian sites.

Video: Khaled el-Nabawy showcases recent developments of archaeologist sites in Egypt

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 03:10 GMT

Numerous historic sites have been recently developed and restored in Egypt.

What happens to Tutankhamun’s belongings that remain in Tahrir’s Egyptian Museum?

Sun, 14 Mar 2021 - 04:36 GMT

These pieces will be transferred successively, as they do not need restoration.

Egypt’s Grand Museum receives artifacts from Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 03:38 GMT

The artifacts were placed in wooden boxes and include a collection of personal antiquities of King Tutankhamun.

President of Democratic Republic of Congo visits Giza Pyramids, Sphinx on Feb. 3

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 12:33 GMT

On February 3, the Giza Pyramids Area received President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Félix Tshisekedi and his accompanying delegation, on the sidelines of his visit to Egypt.

New York Times launches quiz titled 'How Much Do You Know About Egypt?'

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 04:52 GMT

Under the title "How Much Do You Know About Egypt?", American newspaper The New York Times launched on its website, a quiz presented in an interesting way to ask the world about Egypt.

Egypt repatriates 5,000 manuscripts, pieces of papyrus from USA

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 11:07 GMT

A large group of Egyptian artifacts that were in the possession of the Holy Bible Museum in Washington, USA, arrived at Cairo International Airport on January 27.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina publishes 1st children's story in Arabic about underwater heritage

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 03:02 GMT

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s Academic Research Sector published a children's story entitled "The Adventures of a Sailor and the Star of the Sea".

2020: Year of Egyptian archaeological discoveries

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 01:46 GMT

During 2020, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced a set of important archaeological discoveries, which were accomplished through the Egyptian mission.

Christie’s to hold auction of Roman, Egyptian Antiquities

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 - 03:51 GMT

Christie's is preparing for the international auction of many Roman and Egyptian antiquities, set for July 2-16.

Trade of Egyptian antiquities fund terrorist groups: Parliamentarian

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 - 01:05 GMT

MP Ahmed Samih called for tightening control over ports to stop smuggling Egyptian antiquities.

Egypt's General Prosecutor orders experts to investigate artifacts in Italy

Mon, 28 May 2018 - 02:53 GMT

Egypt’s Attorney-General ordered the Ministry of Antiquities to send experts to Italy to examine the authenticity of artifacts smuggled in March.

In pics: Egyptian artifacts seized in Italy likely authentic: Min.

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 10:39 GMT

The preliminary examination of the 118 Egyptian artifacts seized last March in Naples suggested they are historic antiquities.

Attempt to smuggle Egyptian artifacts from Damietta thwartedConfiscation of smuggled Greco-Roman artifacts in Damietta:

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 - 03:00 GMT

The general directorate of customs in Damietta, an Egyptian governorate located 200km north of Cairo, succeeded in confiscating a container full of ancient artifacts before it was shipped to Spain.