Ancient Egypt

Russian University for Humanities grants honorary doctorate to Egyptologist Zahi Hawass

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 12:05 GMT

The university’s president handed Hawass two doctoral degrees in Russian and English.

How did Champollion decipher the hieroglyphs on the Rosetta Stone?

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 10:52 GMT

On September 27, 1822, French Egyptologist Jean-Francois Champollion was able to decipher the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs after studying the Rosetta Stone.

Coffin of Psamtik arrives to Egyptian pavilion in Expo 2020 Dubai

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 12:45 GMT

The coffin will be displayed in the Expo for six months.

International exhibition 'Ramses & the Pharaohs’ Gold' to be held in November

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 - 12:27 GMT

Egypt's Council of Ministers agreed to hold the exhibition in four international cities.

Egyptologist Zahi Hawass named ‘Man of the Year’ in Cortona, Italy

Mon, 06 Sep 2021 - 12:21 GMT

The Italian city of Cortona witnessed a major archaeological and cultural festival, where the Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass gave a lecture on the recent archaeological discoveries in Egypt.

Recent excavations in Spain’s Salamanca uncovers amulets belonging to Egyptian deity Hathor

Tue, 24 Aug 2021 - 12:39 GMT

How did Hathor’s amulets reach Spain?

Crocodile Tears’: Do crocodiles really cry?

Mon, 23 Aug 2021 - 02:56 GMT

The ancient Egyptians were surrounded with crocodiles, as the environment around them was abundant with these predatory aquatic reptiles.

Acquaint yourself with Luxor's Al-Kebbash Road

Tue, 17 Aug 2021 - 01:50 GMT

Al-Kebbash Road is the road that connects the Luxor Temple with the Karnak Temples.

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.

Al-Kebbash Road renovation: The largest world project

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 01:12 GMT

At present, the final touches are placed prior to its launching in a majestic event befitting the grandiose ancient Egyptian civilization.

Queen Nefertari to be printed on Egypt’s new L.E 20 bank note

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 - 01:59 GMT

The cash printing machines at the new Central Bank of Egypt in the Administrative Capital, is issuing the denominations of the new Egyptian currency.

60% of restoration of Great Pillar Hall of Karnak Temple completed

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 10:30 GMT

60 percent of restoration of Great Pillar Hall of Karnak Temple completed.

Foreign site sheds light on hieroglyphics: Used until 4th century AD

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 02:59 GMT

Hieroglyphs were carved on stone walls more than 5,000 years ago, and were used until the 4th century AD.

Grand Egyptian Museum allocates specially designated area to exhibit Tutankhamun’s Golden Mask

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 01:02 GMT

The Grand Egyptian Museum is one of the most anticipated archaeological projects.

Egyptian-French archaeological mission discovers warship from Ptolemaic era, remains of Greek funerary area dating back to 4th century BC

Mon, 19 Jul 2021 - 12:51 GMT

The Egyptian-French archaeological mission of the European Institute for Underwater Archeology (IEASM), discovered the wreck of a warship from the Ptolemaic period.

British Express: Tutankhamun's mask may have been Nefertiti’s

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 02:51 GMT

Tutankhamun is the focus of Egyptian antiquities’ researchers, who have tried, since the discovery of his tomb by Howard Carter in 1922, to decipher the mystery surrounding the young king's life and death.

Discovery of pottery workshop remains from Greco-Roman era in Egypt’s Al-Beheira Governorate

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 12:09 GMT

The Egyptian archaeological mission working in the area of Tel Kom Aziza in Al-Beheira Governorate discovered the remains of a huge pottery workshop, dating back to the Greco-Roman era.

Egypt’s Ministry Of Tourism & Antiquities organizes week-long trip for Sinai's talented child Ali Hassan

Sun, 04 Jul 2021 - 11:46 GMT

This trip comes within the framework of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities' keenness to encourage young Egyptian talents, raise their archaeological awareness, and introduce them to Egypt's tourism potential.

Hawass returns from a 2 day-visit to the Russian Federation

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 01:46 GMT

During the visit, Hawass met with the Russian Minister of Culture and spoke about the recent archaeological discoveries in Egypt.

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