egyptian history

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.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities uploads video documenting transfer process of Khufu’s First Solar Ship to Grand Egyptian Museum

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 01:54 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry Of Tourism & Antiquities uploads a video documenting the transfer process of Khufu’s Solar Ship to the Grand Egyptian Museum.

Egypt’s Ministers of Civil Aviation, Tourism & Antiquities discuss mechanisms to stimulate tourism, domestic aviation

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 - 02:26 GMT

Linking the tourist destinations nationwide with each other will create an integrated tourism product for the first time in Egypt.

Egypt receives its tourists with roses, souvenirs

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 - 02:05 GMT

On August 1, the office of the General Egyptian Authority for Tourism Promotion in Luxor received the first charter flights coming from France to Luxor.

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.

Time magazine chooses Cairo among 100 greatest destinations worldwide

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 01:04 GMT

The American Time magazine, in its annual classification, chose Cairo to be among the list of the 100 greatest destinations in the world for the year 2021.

National Museum of Egyptian Civilization continues to receive ministers, officials & public figures

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - 02:03 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization continues to receive ministers, officials and public figures from Egypt and all over the world.

Egypt’s ‘Kings of the Sun’ exhibition in Prague extended to September 30

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 01:26 GMT

This is the second time that the duration of the "Kings of the Sun" exhibition has been extended at the request of the Czech side.

74 nationalities can apply for tourist e-visa to Egypt

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 01:04 GMT

Applying for a tourist e-visa to Egypt has now become a very simple process.

Hurghada Museum designed with latest international standards at a cost of L.E 160 million

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 - 12:52 GMT

The Hurghada Museum is one of the most prominent projects implemented by the state during the era of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, for the first time, in partnership with the private sector.

Egypt’s tourism promotion campaign targeting Arab market resumes for 2nd month

Sun, 04 Jul 2021 - 01:59 GMT

In one month, the campaign reached 20 million internet users in the GCC countries.

Mallawi Museum brought back to life during tenure of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 02:08 GMT

The museum was closed after being vandalized and looted in August 2013 by the terrorist Brotherhood.

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.

3rd Egyptian Heritage Month kicks off in Ontario

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 11:12 GMT

The Legislative Assembly of Ontario has approved a resolution to recognize July of every year as the Egyptian Heritage Month in the province.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. convenes with Ukrainian media delegation visiting Egypt

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 01:20 GMT

During the meeting, Enani welcomed the delegation, stressing that Egypt is an ideal destination for those looking for a safe and enjoyable travel experience throughout the year.

Video: ‘History Keepers’ at Grand Egyptian Museum proud to complete restoration of 55K artifacts

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 - 01:33 GMT

“Egypt is not a historical country. Egypt came before history.” This is how the Egyptian Nobel laureate, writer Naguib Mahfouz, expressed the status of Egyptian civilization and its progress.

How did Egypt implement digital transformation in all fields of tourism and antiquities?

Sun, 27 Jun 2021 - 01:41 GMT

During the tenure of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, the Egyptian state made numerous achievements in a record time.

Extraction of pieces of 2nd Khufu Ship completed successfully

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 01:51 GMT

A large number of these pieces were transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum to be displayed in a designated building that includes the first and second ships.

Hurghada Museum designed with latest international standards at a cost of L.E 160 million

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 02:44 GMT

2000 artifacts were placed inside the museum from different eras, including Pharaonic, Roman, Coptic and Islamic artifacts.

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.

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