Ancient Egypt

Researches successfully restore face of Egyptian child mummy

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 02:12 GMT

A group of researchers were able to restore the face of an ancient Egyptian mummy belonging to a child. The mummy was found in the eighties in a cemetery near the Pyramid of Hawara, southwest of Cairo.

VIDEO: Enjoy a tour inside GEM's Wood Antiquities Restoration Lab

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 01:35 GMT

Vice President of the Wood Antiquities Laboratory at the Grand Egyptian Museum Ahmed Abd Rabbo said that the GEM’s Wood Antiquities Laboratory is one of the most important laboratories in the Middle East region.

All you need to know about restoration works of 29 ram statues in Karnak Temples

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 06:16 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, accompanied by Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, inspected work on raising the efficiency and restoration of 29 rams, located in the first courtyard of the Karnak Temples.

10 most prominent archaeological discoveries in Egypt over 2 decades

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 03:50 GMT

Each new discovery carries new details about an era of ancient Egypt, which helps to attract tourists to visit those charming archaeological sites across the country.

What you may not know about Saqqara Cemetery

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 02:56 GMT

In Saqqara, one can visit extraordinary tombs with walls covered with inscriptions of great beauty and splendor as well as pyramids, temples and the Serapeum cemeteries.

On this day in 47 BC, Queen Cleopatra VII places her son as her partner in ruling Egypt

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 - 01:34 GMT

Today in 47 BC, Queen Cleopatra VII placed her son as a co-king under the name of Ptolemy XV Philopator Philometor Caesar AKA Caesarion.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. officially inaugurates 'Kings of The Sun' exhibition in Prague on Aug. 30

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 01:09 GMT

Its opening coincides with the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the archaeological work of the Czech mission in Egypt.

10 artefacts of Tutankhamun’s personal belongings to be displayed in Sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada Museums

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 02:52 GMT

The Board of Directors of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities decided to temporarily display ten artifacts of Tutankhamun’s belongings in Sharm El-Sheikh Museum, which will be inaugurated 2020.

Restoration works of 29 ram statues in Luxor Temple resumes

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 01:25 GMT

The 29 rams have started their restoration based on the approval of the Permanent Committee of Egyptian Antiquities issued on Feb. 25, 2020.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities accompanies Zurab Pololikashvili in a tour around Hurghada

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 03:20 GMT

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani and Zurab Pololikashvili, secretary-general of the World Tourism Organization, began their tour on Aug. 23 in Hurghada by visiting Hurghada Museum.

Is it a common mistake to call the ancient Egyptian civilization the Pharaonic civilization?

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 03:04 GMT

The description of "Pharaonic" has become the common name for our ancient civilization, which is one of the oldest, most influential and important civilizations on Earth.

Incestuous marriages did not prevail in Ancient Egypt

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 - 03:38 GMT

It is proven that the ancient Egyptian traditions of marriage avoided “incest” marriage by its instinct or its laws, from an early period in its distant history.

Archaeologists: Tutankhamun and all Pharaohs are Egyptians, not Hebrew

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 03:59 GMT

Hawass added that an Egyptian team, headed by Yahya Gad, Ashraf Salim, Sahar Selim and many other Egyptian scientists, conducted studies on royal mummies.

All evidence of building the Great Pyramids are revealed, Nefertiti’s head statue was stolen: Zahi Hawass

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 03:56 GMT

The acclaimed archaeologist confirmed that all matters related to the science of mummification have been revealed, and there are no more secrets as claimed by many.

Dogs: Symbol of loyalty, strength in ancient civilizations

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 01:50 GMT

Dogs had a great place in ancient civilizations, especially in the Pharaonic civilization.

Eagles, the worshipped bird of prey of the ancient civilizations

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 02:01 GMT

Ancient civilizations, including the Egyptian civilization, carried an interest in eagles that reached the point of sanctification.

Does the Great Pyramid of Cheops consist of 8 sides, not 4?

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 01:15 GMT

The ancient Egyptian civilization is full of secrets and mysteries, which attract researchers to conduct studies on the ancient Egyptian history.

1st Khufu Solar Ship dismantled in preparation for transferring to the Grand Egyptian Museum

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 03:13 GMT

Khufu’s solar ships are among the most important discoveries of the twentieth century, which caused a sensation in various countries of the world.

All you need to know about Cairo Citadel Aqueduct

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 02:12 GMT

It was established as aqueducts to carry water to the citadel more than 600 years ago during the reign of Sultan Al-Nasir Salah Al-Din Al-Ayyubi, the founder of the Ayyubid State in Egypt (from 1169 AD until 1193).

Archaeologists of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities discover new statue of one of Hathor’s priests

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 01:17 GMT

Waziri pointed out that the statue is about 95 cm in height and 45 cm in diameter and that excavation work is continuing to uncover the remaining pieces and evidence.

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