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Theft of Mona Lisa in 1911 stirred political crisis between Italy, France

Mon, 22 Aug 2022 - 11:45 GMT

On August 22, 1911, the Mona Lisa, one of the most famous international paintings of the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, disappeared, causing a great uproar in the world.

‘The Wedding Feast at Cana’, the largest painting in the Louvre Museum

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 10:44 GMT

The painting depict an extraordinary banquet with a crowd of around 130 different figures in a glow of light and color.

5 Egyptian artifacts confiscated in New York

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 11:13 GMT

Among the artifacts seized is the Fayum Mummy Portrait.

British Museum removes Sackler family name over opioid crisis

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 10:05 GMT

The Guardian newspaper reported that the British Museum has become the latest institution to distance itself from the Sackler family accused of profiting from the opioid crisis in the United States.

President of Louvre Museum in Paris visits Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, NMEC

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 - 11:05 GMT

Her visit included a tour inside the two museums.

The Louvre collaborates with Sotheby's on a research project

Sun, 30 Jan 2022 - 01:39 GMT

This is part of an initiative sponsored by Sotheby's International Auction House.

Memory of the day: University of Argentina grants honorary doctorate to President of the UAE Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in 1981

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 11:47 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on November 8.

Memory of the day: Louvre Museum in Paris opens in 1793

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 01:00 GMT

On August 10, many important events took place.

Louvre Museum prepares to reopen, minus the Mona Lisa melee

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 01:59 GMT

France’s Louvre Museum is getting ready to reopen almost four months after COVID-19 forced it to close, but visitors will find one feature missing: the heaving crowd jostling to get a view of the “Mona Lisa”.

France's Louvre museum to reopen July 6, Versailles June 6

Sun, 31 May 2020 - 12:23 GMT

The Louvre museum in Paris will reopen on July 6, it said on Friday, as France’s historical and cultural sites emerge gradually from the coronavirus lockdown.

Massive development plan announced for Tahrir's Egyptian Museum

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 - 09:14 GMT

The development project ,which will last for three years, is the first phase of a mega project that includes major developments in the Egyptian Museum

€ 3 million to develop the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 - 11:11 GMT

The Egyptian minister of Antiquities Khaled Anany announced that the Ministry received an international grant of € 3 million to develop the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square.

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