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Revue de presse égyptienne

Revue de presse égyptienne compilée régulièrement à partir du Bulletin d’Information Archéologique (BIA) qui paraît sous le double parrainage de l’IFAO et de la chaire « Civilisation pharaonique : archéologie, philologie et histoire » du Collège de France sur le site :

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Revue mise à jour le 31 décembre 2020.

I - Recherches et découvertes archéologiques

II - Restauration, préservation

III - Musées

IV - Expositions archéologiques

V - Thèmes généraux


I - Recherches et découvertes archéologiques

Egypt Today du 21 déc. 20 : 2020: Year of Egyptian archaeological discoveries…

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

Egypt Today du 16 déc. 20 : Cigar box in Aberdeen hid 5000-year-old Egyptian artifact for over 7 decades…

An ancient Egyptian artifact belonging to the Queen’s Chamber of the Great Giza Pyramids, that have been lost for decades, was found in Aberdeen. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 13 déc. 20 : 3,500-year-old Egyptian scarab discovered in a cemetery in Cyprus…

Prospectors in Cyprus discovered a series of exciting discoveries, including artifacts dating back 3,500 years, during the Bronze Age. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 nov. 20 : Foreign body discovered inside the belly of an Egyptian mummy in the Block Museum of Art…

A group of archaeologists discovered a surprise inside the belly of an Egyptian mummy of a girl who was only 5 years old when she died. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 nov. 20 : Recent study aims to uncover how ancient Egyptians treated Nile crocodiles…

Ancient Egyptians had a great love for animals. Their love for animals reached the extent of honoring them as deities. Likewise, they were offered as sacrifices and embalmed. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 sept. 20 : Researches successfully restore face of Egyptian child mummy…

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. Read Full Story…

Fayyûm

Egypt Today du 13 nov. 20 : Egypt uncovers 28 gold dinars dating back to Abbasid era in Fayoum…

A collection of 28 gold dinars as well as five small coins were discovered in Fayoum by Egyptian-Russian archaeological mission. Read Full Story…

Minya

Egypt Independent du 22 sept. 20 : Egypt announces discovery of limestone sarcophagus and ushabti statues more than 2,500 years old…

A limestone sarcophagus and numerous ushabti funeral statuettes were discovered in Minya by an Egyptian archaeological mission headed by the Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa al-Waziry, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced Monday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Min of Tourism & Antiquities uncovers a burial shaft that houses a limestone sarcophagus, Ushabti statues…

The Egyptian mission headed by secretary general of the supreme council of antiquities Mostafa Waziri announced the discovery of a burial shaft that houses a limestone sarcophagus and a number of Ushabti statues in Tuna el Gebel archaeological area in Minya. Read Full Story…

Saqqâra

Egypt Today du 31 déc. 20 : In 2021, Saqqara will continue to reveal its secrets, amaze the world…

In November, in an international press conference attended by more than 300 members of local and foreign media and press members, the Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities announced another big discovery by an Egyptian mission. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 déc. 20 : New archaeological discovery in Saqqara to be announced early 2021…

In 2021, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing to announce a large archaeological discovery. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 déc. 20 : New archaeological discovery in Saqqara to be announced early 2021…

In the early hours of December 14, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enani, accompanied by renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass and General Secretary of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa Waziri, inspected the excavations of the Egyptian archaeological mission working next to the Pyramid of King Teti I in the Saqqara Antiquities area headed by Zahi Hawass, which resulted in the discovery of burial wells containing coffins and huge archaeological finds from the New Kingdom era. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 déc. 20 : Colourful coffins of Saqqara among the 10 most important archaeological discoveries of 2020…

For the third year in a row, the discoveries of Saqqara archaeological site is on the list of the top 10 most important discoveries of the year, according to the American “Archaeology” Magazine. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 nov. 20 : Egypt announces huge discovery of 100 human sealed coffins,40 impressive statues…

Egypt announced the discovery of around 100 human sealed coffins and 40 impressive statues from three different shafts. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 nov. 20 : New dazzling discovery in Egypt’s Saqqara Necropolis to be announced on Nov. 14…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced the organization of an international press conference on November 14 at 11 a.m., to reveal a new archaeological discovery at the Saqqara Necropolis. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 nov. 20 : Egypt to announce discovery of 100 more coffins in Saqqara…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is currently preparing to announce the largest archaeological discovery in the Saqqara antiquities area in a press conference set to take place in the next few days. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 28 sept. 20 : Details of the latest Saqqara discovery to be announced on Oct. 3…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is set to announce on October 3 the details of the new archaeological discovery made by the Egyptian mission excavations in Saqqara. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 sept. 20 : CNN news website highlights Saqqara discovery…

CNN news website shed the light on Saqqara discovery describing it with the massive one. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities announces discovery of 14 coffins in burial shaft in Saqqara…

A group of 14 intact wooden coffins were discovered three days ago in a burial shaft. The newly uncovered burial shaft was found next to the shaft that was revealed last week and housed 13 coffins in Saqqara Necropolis. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 20 sept. 20 : More intact wooden coffins unearthed in Egypt’s Saqqara necropolis…

A collection 14 intact wooden coffins was unearthed two days ago in a burial shaft in Saqqara Necropolis. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 7 sept. 20 : 13 sealed coffins unearthed in Saqqara…

An official statement from Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on Sunday announced the discovery of a deep burial well in the Saqqara necropolis containing more than 13 intact and sealed coffins. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism and Antiquities announced the discovery of cache of sealed coffins in Saqqara…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced that more than 13 intact and sealed coffins were discovered in Saqqara, which is considered massive discovery. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 6 sept. 20 : Cache of sealed coffins unearthed in Saqqara: Egypt’s antiquities ministry…

A collection of more than 13 intact and sealed coffins has been unearthed in Saqqara, the first step towards a huge discovery to be announced soon on site, a statement by the tourism and antiquities ministry said. Read Full Story…

tombe de Toutankhamon

Egypt Today du 15 sept. 20 : King Tutankhamun’s tomb never runs out of surprises…

A scarf was recently discovered in King Tutankhamun’s tomb, and is now safely located in the Conservation Center of the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

II - Restauration, préservation

Egypt Today du 20 déc. 20 : Egyptian, British museums restore colorful mural of ancient tomb…

Antiquities experts from the Egyptian and British museums are working hand in hand to restore an eye-popping colorful mural that was discovered in Kom el Ahmar excavation side in Qena governorate, Upper Egypt, lately. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 déc. 20 : Modernizing of Al-Muizz night-lighting system implemented using safe lighting fixtures…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is close to completing the works of the first phase of the project to modernize and develop night lighting systems on Al-Muizz Street and all the ancient buildings in it. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 déc. 20 : 1st phase of modernizing lighting system in Al-Muizz Street completed…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the work of the first phase of the project to modernize and develop the night lighting systems on Al-Muizz Street and all the ancient buildings there. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism, Antiquities,Minister of Awqaf inaugurate Imam al-Shafi’i Mosque…

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities a Khaled el Enany, Minister of Awqaf Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa and the governor of Cairo inaugurated Imam al-Shafi’i Mosque after its restoration where the Friday prayers were held. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 nov. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min., various officials attends screening of …

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany attended and delivered a speech on behalf of the Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly, at the screening of the documentary film "The Path of the Holy Family", which was held Saturday at the theater of Anba Ruiz in St. Mark’s Cathedral in Abbasia, to commemorate the passage of the Holy Family through Egypt. The film was prepared by the Nuns of St. George Convent in Old Cairo. Read Full Story…

Aqueduc

Egypt Today du 24 déc. 20 : Video: Cairo Citadel Aqueduct turns into a tourist attraction…

The Egyptian state pays great attention to the development of archaeological areas and museums, which bear the fragrance of the ancient Egyptian history. Among those sites is the development of Cairo Citadel Aqueduct or Mamluk Aqueduct. Read Full Story…

Dromos

Egypt Today du 6 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Mostafa Waziri inspects work at Kebbash road…

Egypt’s Secretary General of the supreme council of antiquities Mostafa Waziri inspects work at Kebbash road during his visit to Luxor and Karnak temple which started on November 5 and ended on November 6. Read Full Story…

Louqsor

Egypt Today du 26 nov. 20 : Development of Hassan Fathy Village, a global project to serve the historical cultural heritage in Luxor…

Great support is received by the village of the great historical engineer Hassan Fathy, which is located in the city of Qurna, west of Luxor, to continue its development and raise the efficiency of the historical buildings inside it from the village’s mosque, theater, the ancient heritage buildings and rooms belonging to the great artist and engineer of world fame in Egypt and around the world. Read Full Story…

Sîwa

Egypt Today du 6 nov. 20 : Opening of Shali Fortress to help transform Siwa into global tourism hub: minister…

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el Anani said the opening of the 800-year-old Fortress of Shali in Siwa Oasis will contribute to attracting tourists to Siwa and transforming the oasis into a global tourism hub. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 nov. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. to open restoration project of Siwa Oasis village of Shali…

Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled Anani and EU Ambassador in Cairo Christian Berger will open on Friday a project on renovating and reviving the archaeological village of Shali in Siwa Oasis of the Mediterranean governorate of Matrouh. Read Full Story…

Temple d'Esna

Egypt Today du 5 nov. 20 : Joint Egyptian-German mission launches 6th season to restore Esna Temple…

The joint Egyptian-German mission between the Antiquities Registration Center of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and the Egyptology Department at the German University of Tübingen started the works of the sixth season of the project of restoring and documenting the Esna Temple (Temple of Khnum) in Luxor Governorate. Read Full Story…

Temple d'Isis à Aswân

Egypt Today du 22 déc. 20 : Restoration of Isis Temple in Aswan completed…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the restoration and development work in the Isis Temple in Aswan, in preparation for its opening soon. Read Full Story…

Temple de Karnak

Egypt Today du 15 sept. 20 : All you need to know about restoration works of 29 ram statues in Karnak Temples…

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. Read Full Story…

Temple de Philae

Egypt Today du 15 sept. 20 : Egypt’s project to develop the Philae Temples area in Aswan completed…

Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities has completed the project to develop the Philae Temples area in Aswan, where an internal marina was built for the area and waiting places for visitors, in addition to raising the efficiency of the lighting system. Read Full Story…

III - Musées

Egypt Today du 23 déc. 20 : Prince Mohammad Ali Palace in Manial, Museum of Islamic Art celebrate their 117th anniversary on December 24, 28…

To celebrate the 117th anniversary of Prince Mohammad Ali’s Palace in Manial, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany, is granting Egyptians free entry to the palace on December 24. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 déc. 20 : Kom al-Shuqafa, Alexandria National Museum receives trainees delegation from Presidential Leadership Program…

Kom al-Shuqafa and Alexandria National Museum received a delegation of trainees from the Presidential Leadership Program, as part of the field visits program planned to develop their cultural knowledge. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 déc. 20 : Egypt celebrates Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art anniversary…

Established specifically to revive the art of the ancient city of “Thebes”, Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art celebrates on Saturday December 12 the 45th anniversary of its opening. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 11 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry to open 3 museums at LE725 million…

The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities has completed arrangements for the opening of three of Egypt’s largest museums, at a cost of LE725 million, coinciding with the celebration of the 6th of October victory. Read Full Story…

GEM

Egypt Today du 25 déc. 20 : Egypt’s Prime Minister issues a decree to form, organize board of directors of Grand Egyptian Museum…

Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly issued a decree to form and organize the Board of Directors of the Grand Egyptian Museum, headed by the minister of tourism ans antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 déc. 20 : GEM’s committee of experts convened in Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities on Dec. 20…

On December 20, the committee of experts formed by the decree of the Prime Minister No. 3211 of 2019 convened at the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 déc. 20 : Egypt’s GEM issues ‘We Have Never Stopped: In the Face of Corona’ booklet…

Egypt’s Grand Egyptian Museum(GEM) is ensuring the safety of all employees and providing them with support when dealing with the global pandemic. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 déc. 20 : Egyptian-Japanese symbol of friendship to promote Grand Egyptian Museum…

In the framework of continuous communication and cooperation a joint proposal between the Egyptian Embassy in Japan (under the direction of Ambassador Ayman Kamel) and Grand Egyptian Museum Project (under the direction of Major General Atef Moftah, the General Supervisor of the GEM Project and Surrounding Area) was undertaken. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 30 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Grand Egyptian Museum receives three ISO certificates…

Major General Atef Moftah, General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) and the surrounding region, received on behalf of the Grand Egyptian Museum’s Conservation Centre two ISO certificates: a certificate of accreditation of international standards for environmental management systems (ISO 14001: 2015) and certification of the international standard specifications for the quality management systems (ISO9001: 2015). Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Grand Egyptian Museum Operation Consortium to be Announced in December…

Egyptian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Dr. Khaled el-Enany revealed that the winning consortium responsible for operational services at the Grand Egyptian Museum will be announced during the month of December. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism& Antiquities visits Grand Egyptian Museum to discuss latest developments…

Dr. Khaled El Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, met at the Grand Egyptian Museum with the Committee of Specialized Experts, the Evaluation Committee, the team responsible for the preparation of documents for operating the services of the Grand Egyptian Museum, and the technical advisory offices, in order to discuss the latest developments in preparation for the coalitiong that will provide and operate the services at the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Grand Egyptian Museum to be inaugurated on June,2020…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities announced that the Grand Egyptian Museum will be inaugurated on June,2020. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 nov. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. follows up on latest developments in Egypt’s Grand Museum…

On November 10, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany convened with General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project and the surrounding area Atef Moftah, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa Waziry, Assistant to the Minister for Archaeological Affairs at the Grand Egyptian Museum Al-Tayeb Abbas and some of the museum’s management, to follow up on the the progress of work in the museum in preparation for its opening in 2021. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 nov. 20 : The Grand Egyptian Museum records approximately 82,000 artifacts in its database…

Assistant Minister for Archaeological Affairs at the Grand Egyptian Museum Al-Tayeb Abbas, said that the Grand Egyptian Museum’s databases include nearly 82,000 artifacts, which are the pieces that have already arrived at the museum, and others that were registered after completing a report on them, prior to be transferred later according to the museum’s schedule chronological. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 nov. 20 : Antiquities Preservation & Restoration Project at GEM wins Yomiuri Award…

The Japanese International Cooperation Agency team (JICA), the Egyptian-Japanese Joint Project for the Preservation and Restoration of Antiquities in the Grand Egyptian Museum, won the Yomiuri International Cooperation Prize, in its 27th edition, due to the effort made by the Egyptian-Japanese team for the work of restoring and preserving artifacts in the museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 nov. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. holds 2 meetings to discuss latest developments of the Grand Egyptian Museum…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany, held two meetings on November 3 with Mustafa Waziry, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Al-Tayeb Abbas, Assistant Minister for Archaeological Affairs at the Grand Egyptian Museum, the museum’s management and the company implementing the communication and IT systems at the museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 28 sept. 20 : When will GEM’s hanging obelisk become 100% completed?…

The first thing the Grand Egyptian Museum visitors are expected to see is the hanging obelisk of Ramses II, standing tall in front of the main façade of the museum, and occupying an area of 28,000 square meters. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 28 sept. 20 : GEM Supervisor: LE180M saved from initial cost of Egypt’s Grand Museum façade…

General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project and the surrounding area Atef Moftah said that the implementation of the Grand Egyptian Museum façade was made with Egyptian materials and that more than LE 180 million were saved from the initially estimated cost. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 sept. 20 : Restoration of wooden statue of Horemheb in Egypt’s Grand Museum…

Egypt Today spotted a statue of Horemheb during its restoration in the Wooden Antiquities Laboratory in the restoration centers of the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 sept. 20 : Egypt’s GEM receives more artifacts from Egyptian Museum…

Director General of the Archaeological Affairs at GEM Al-Tayeb Abbas stated that the artifacts transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum include a collection of 54 pieces from the treasures of King Tutankhamun. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 19 sept. 20 : Grand Egyptian Museum receives 2,000 artefacts for restoration, display…

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received a collection of 2,000 artefacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir and the storage galleries of Tal El-Yahoudeya and Giza Plateau. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 sept. 20 : Egypt’s GEM general supervisor confirms that state will not allow building on archaeological area…

Egypt is currently witnessing radical changes in its infrastructure in order to build a better country and achieve a better future for successive generations. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 sept. 20 : Egypt’s GEM conservation center conserves Tutankhamun’s cuirass which will be displayed for the 1st time…

Major General Atef Moftah, General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum Project, announced that a team of conservation professionals from the Organic Laboratory at the GEM Conservation Centre worked tirelessly to conserve the cuirass of King Tutankhamun. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities embarks on inspection tour at Grand Egyptian Museum on Sept. 8…

On September 8, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected the Grand Egyptian Museum in El-Remaya Square to follow up on the developments of the museum’s exhibiting scenario. Read Full Story…

Musée d'Art islamique

Egypt Today du 13 déc. 20 : Egypt’s Museum of Islamic Art launches 8th Annual Forum on Dec. 13…

The Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo launched Sunday, the Eighth Annual Forum in cooperation with the Egyptian Arabesque Association entitled "Architectural and Decorative Aesthetics in Historic Cairo". Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 déc. 20 : Egypt’s Museum of Islamic Art launches introductory videos on its archaeological holdings…

The Museum of Islamic Art at Bab Al-Khalq launches a series of introductory videos on the museum and the archaeological collections it contains, under the title "Hadouta". Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 25 nov. 20 : Training the elderly, individuals with special needs through workshops held in Egypt’s Museum of Islamic Art…

The General Administration for Museum Education for Individuals with Special Needs organized a set of traditional crafts programs for those with special needs, including "the elderly – cancer patients - orphans - patients of the Abassiya Mental Health Hospital" and others, and that is by attending a number of different Egyptian museums affiliated with the sector, and under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Musée de Kafr al-Shaykh

Egypt Today du 2 nov. 20 : Kafr El-Sheikh Museum re-opens its doors to visitors…

The Kafr El-Sheikh Museum opened its doors to visitors on November 2, after President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi recently inaugurated it. Read Full Story…

Musée de l'aéroport du Caire

Egypt Today du 25 nov. 20 : Preparations are underway to officially inaugurate the Cairo International Airport Museum…

Head of the Museums Sector at Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities Moamen Othman visited the Cairo International Airport Museum, to see the progress of work in preparation for its opening. Read Full Story…

Musée de la capitale administrative

Egypt Today du 2 déc. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. inspects Museum of Egypt’s Capitals in New Administrative Capital…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enani and Advisor to the President of Egypt for Financial Affairs Mohamed Amin visited the Museum of Egypt’s Capitals in the New Administrative Capital, to follow up on its latest developments. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 25 nov. 20 : What are the most prominent artifacts received by the New Administrative Capital Museum?…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working on equipping several archaeological museums for their official openings, including the New Administrative Capital Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Supreme Committee for Museums Display Scenario completes placing Amun’s mummies in New Administrative Capital Museum…

The Supreme Committee for the Museums Display Scenario has completed placing the mummies of the priests and priestesses of the god Amun, in their show cases in the Museum of Egyptian Capitals in the New Administrative Capital. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 nov. 20 : Egypt’s culture min. visits the Library & Museum of the New Administrative Capital…

Advisor to the President of the Republic for Financial Affairs Mohamed el-Amin, received Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem, to visit the Museum of Arts and the New Capital Library, within the framework of cooperation between the Ministry and the City of Arts & Culture, to provide the library with several publications of the Ministry of Culture. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 nov. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. embarks on an inspecting tour to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany visited the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat, in Old Cairo. The museum is located on an area of 135 thousand square meters. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 sept. 20 : Egypt’s New Administrative Capital Museum, a highly-anticipated archaeological gem…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working on finalizing the Administrative Capital Museum as part of the ministry’s plan of archaeological openings during the coming period. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 21 sept. 20 : New Administrative Capital’s Museum to house a plethora of artifacts about Egypt’s historical capitals…

During a Sunday tour of the New Administrative Capital Museum, Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany ordered the addition of artifacts from a variety of ancient Egyptian, Coptic and Islamic eras to enrich the museum’s collection and provide an integrated view of how Egyptian capitals developed throughout history. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 sept. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. inspects New Administrative Capital Museum on Sept. 20…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected the New Administrative Capital’s Museum on September 20, in order to follow up on the developments of its workflow in preparation for its opening soon. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 sept. 20 : Wrap up of Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities recent museum work…

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is currently finalizing work at a number of archaeological museums in preparation for their opening in the upcoming period, as part of the revitalization of Egyptian tourism. Read Full Story…

Musée de la Nubie

Egypt Today du 27 nov. 20 : Egypt celebrates 20th anniversary of Nubian Museum…

Egypt celebrates this month the 20th anniversary of the Nubian Museum. Read Full Story…

musée des carrosses royaux

Egypt Today du 13 déc. 20 : “Qusayr” Carriage arrives at the Royal Carriage Museum for restoration, display…

The unique “Sharapan” Carriage will be restored and displayed in the museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 déc. 20 : "Al Qaseer" cabriolet arrives at the Royal Chariots Museum for restoration, display…

On December 10, the Royal Chariots Museum in Bulaq received a cabriolet dating back to the era of Khedive Abbas Helmy II. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 déc. 20 : Royal Chariots Museum organizes lecture, guided tour for a group of tour guides…

In line with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ initiative to organize guided tours in the newly opened archaeological museums to tour guides, the Royal Chariots Museum in Bulaq organized a lecture and a guided tour for a group of 35 tour guides, to acquaint them with the museum and its artifacts, in order for them to explain the display scenario for tourists in an easy yet interesting way. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism and Antiquities celebrates opening of Royal Carriages Museum in presence of 50 ambassadors, public figures…

On the evening of November 2, the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organized a celebration at the Royal Carriages Museum in Boulaq on the occasion of its inauguration among three museums that were inaugurated by Egypt’s President Sisi. These inaugurations included the museums of Sharm El-Sheikh and Kafr El-Sheikh. Read Full Story…

Musée du Textile égyptien

Egypt Today du 20 déc. 20 : Was Egypt’s Textile Museum’s holdings transferred to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization?…

The Egyptian Textile Museum is located on Al-Muizz Street, specifically near the Bain el-Kasserine neighborhood. It was known as Sabil Mohammad Ali. Read Full Story…

Musée Égyptien

Egypt Today du 25 déc. 20 : Cultural, educational activities at Egyptian Museum suspended…

The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square suspended all the cultural and educational activities as of Friday until further notice as a part of the State’s anti-coronavirus plan. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 nov. 20 : The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir displays 15 sarcophagi for the 1st time…

Archaeologist Sabah Abdel Razek, director general of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, said that there is a remarkable turnout of visitors, to see the new museum display scenario, which took place in the hall where the royal mummies were placed, in preparation for their transfer to the National Museum of Civilization in Fustat. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 nov. 20 : Sarcophagi exhibited for the 1st time in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany inaugurated on November 18 the permanent exhibition Hall No. 52 of the Egyptian Museum’s upper floor, which was dedicated to displaying royal mummies that will be displayed in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 nov. 20 : Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, 118 years as a beacon of Egyptology & Egyptian antiquities…

The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir was established 118 years ago. Read Full Story…

NMEC

Egypt Today du 29 déc. 20 : Helwan University decorates entrance to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization started adding an aesthetic touch to the main entrance to the museum prior to its opening. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 déc. 20 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities discusses final preparations for Royal Mummies Parade…

Dr. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, held a meeting at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat, with representatives of the ministries of defense, interior, security agencies, the Supreme Council of Antiquities, and the company organizing the transfer of the royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat, In order to follow up the necessary procedures and final touches for the transfer process. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 déc. 20 : 1st meeting of NMEC Board of Directors held on Dec. 14…

After Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly’s decree to form the board of directors of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization headed by the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany, the first meeting of the museum’s board of directors was held on December 14 at the museum’s headquarters in Fustat, in the presence of all council members. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 déc. 20 : Video: Sneak-Peak on current location of Egypt’s Royal Mummies in preparation of Royal Parade…

The world eagerly anticipates the exit of the 22 kings from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, heading to their permanent residence in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fostat. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 déc. 20 : VIDEO: Final rehearsals of Egypt’s grandiose Royal Mummies’ Parade are undergoing…

A new video have been released showing the final rehearsals for transporting 22 royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the place of their permanent display in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fostat, while the government is finalizing the equipment for this huge event, which will be covered by all local and international media. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 nov. 20 : What does the Royal Mummies Hall look like in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization?…

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is one of the most important national projects adopted by the state, as it is one of the largest international museums as well as the only museum of its kind in Egypt, the Arab world, the Middle East and Africa. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min.: Date of the Royal Mummies’ Parade is yet to be disclosed…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing for the huge global event of transferring the royal mummies, through a huge royal procession befitting the kings of ancient Egypt, as 22 mummies will be transferred from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the place of their permanent display in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fostat. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min.: Date of the Royal Mummies’ Parade is yet to be disclosed…

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Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing for the huge global event of transferring the royal mummies, through a huge royal procession befitting the kings of ancient Egypt, as 22 mummies will be transferred from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the place of their permanent display in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fostat. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 nov. 20 : National Museum of Egyptian Civilization receives huge statue of King Merneptah, Hathor…

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization received a double statue of King Merneptah, the son of King Ramses II and the fourth king of the Nineteenth Dynasty, and the goddess Hathor, coming from the Mit Rahina area, for display within the museum’s display scenario of the Central Hall, as part of the efforts made by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to prepare for the imminent opening of the two central exhibition halls and mummies hall in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 nov. 20 : Entire world awaits Egypt’s procession of royal mummies to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing for a huge royal procession to transport royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the place of their permanent display in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, during the coming days, in the presence of a large number of ambassadors and local and international media outlets. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 sept. 20 : NMEC organizes training course on Human Resources Development…

The Training Department of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat organizes a training course on Human Resources Development in cooperation with the Central Training Unit at the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 sept. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. discusses final preparations ahead of royal mummies’ transfer to NMEC…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani held a meeting with the company responsible for transferring the royal mummies from the place of their current display in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the place of their permanent display in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 sept. 20 : What are the final preparations for the transfer of royal mummies to the NMEC?…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing to transfer the royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, to the place of their permanent display in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in a procession that the “whole world will talk about”, as described by Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani. Read Full Story…

IV - Expositions archéologiques

Egypt Today du 29 déc. 20 : Baron Empain Palace hosts “From Bab el-Khalq to Heliopolis” exhibition on Dec. 29…

The Museum of Islamic Art, in cooperation with the Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis, continues the activities of two art exhibitions entitled "Treasures of Lead", at the Museum of Islamic Art, and the exhibition "From Bab el-Khalq to Heliopolis", at Baron Empain Palace, on December 29 at 2 p.m., in celebration of the 117th anniversary of the opening of the Museum of Islamic Art at Bab el-Khalq. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 déc. 20 : Egypt’s Museum of Islamic Art, Baron Empain Palace organize two art exhibitions…

In celebration of the 117th anniversary of the opening of the Museum of Islamic Art at Bab Al-Khalq, the museum, in cooperation with the Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis, is organizing two art exhibitions titled “Treasures of Lead”, at the Museum of Islamic Art, and another titled “From Bab Al-Khalq to Heliopolis”, at Baron Empain’s Palace, from 28th and December 29th 2020 to January 13th 2021. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 déc. 20 : Egypt to hold ‘Ramses & Pharaoh’s Gold’ exhibition in 5 countries…

The Cabinet has approved to hold an exhibition entitled “Ramses and the Pharaohs’ Gold” in five international cities during the period from November 2021 to January 2025. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 déc. 20 : Gayer Anderson Museum hosts “Creativity in the Time of COVID-19” children’s exhibition…

General Director of the Gayer Anderson Museum Mervat Ezzat and plastic artist Majd Masara inaugurated the first edition of the children’s painting exhibition "Creativity in the Time of COVID-19" at the Gayer Anderson Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 déc. 20 : Egypt’s Luxor Museum holds temporary exhibition on Saturday for one of its artifacts…

The Luxor Museum, in cooperation with the joint Egyptian-American mission, is holding a temporary exhibition on Saturday for one of its artifacts, coinciding with the celebration of the 45th anniversary of its opening. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 déc. 20 : Egypt participates with 84 islamic artifacts in “Towards the mosque" in Saudi Arabia…

An exhibition of Islamic antiquities titled “ Towards the mosque" is going to be held in the Ithra’a museum in Dhahran, In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as part of the cultural cooperation agreement between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Cabinet agrees to hold temporary exhibition of Islamic antiquities in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia…

Egypt’s Cabinet approved holding a temporary exhibition of antiquities at the Ithraa Museum in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The exhibition will be held from November 2020 to November 2022, and that includes preparation periods, packaging, transportation and shipping. The exhibition will include 84 artifacts from the collection of Islamic art in Cairo. Read Full Story…

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Egypt Today du 26 nov. 20 : Disease & Medication" temporary exhibition held in Egypt’s Museum of Islamic Art…

The Museum of Islamic Art in Bab Al-Khalq is holding a temporary archaeological exhibition called "Disease and Medication", throughout the month of December. Read Full Story…

musée d'Hurghada

Egypt Today du 13 sept. 20 : All you need to know about exhibiting King Tutankhamun’s artifacts in Hurghada Museum…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the preparations for the temporary exhibition of some of King Tutankhamun’s treasures, which are displayed for the first time in Hurghada Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 12 sept. 20 : Antiquities Minister inaugurates Tutankhamun exhibition in Hurghada…

Egyptian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anany on Friday opened a temporary Tutankhamun exhibition in the Red Sea governorate’s Hurghada Museum for the first time. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 10 sept. 20 : Final touches being added to King Tutankhamun exhibition in Hurghada…

Members of the Hurghada Museum’s exhibition committee are working on the final touches for the temporary exhibition of King Tutankhamun, which opens in the next few days, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on September 9. Read Full Story…

V - Thèmes généraux

Egypt Today du 31 déc. 20 : 50% discount on all tickets for archeological sites in Alexandria on Jan., Feb. 2021…

Director General of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Department in Alexandria and the North Coast Mohamed Metwally announced applying a decision by the Supreme Council of Antiquities unifying the price of the tickets for entering the archeological sites and museums to all Egyptians as of Friday and for two months. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 30 déc. 20 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launches Medicine Forum…

The Cultural Development and Community Communication Department in the office of the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities organized the third forum for the artists of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities under the title "Medicine, Healing and Medicines through the Ages" at the Royal Chariots Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 30 déc. 20 : Board of Directors of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities approves decisions to promote cultural tourism in Egypt…

The Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, in its convention headed by Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany on December 29, approved decisions to promote cultural tourism in Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 25 déc. 20 : Art D’Égypte takes public school children to the Giza Pyramids to raise awareness of Egyptian cultural heritage…

Art D’Égypte, which specializes in organizing art and cultural exhibitions, organized a trip to Giza Pyramids for the students of governmental school in Giza, in cooperation with the National Commission for UNESCO in Egypt, the UNESCO associated schools network (ASPNet) and Datifa Culture Tours. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 déc. 20 : In 2020: Sun illuminates Holy of Holies Shrine in Karnak Temple on Dec. 22…

In one of the most important astronomical phenomena, the world witnesses the solar alignment phenomenon on the Holy of Holies shrine at Karnak Temple on December 21 of each year. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 déc. 20 : Qasr Qarun Temple in Fayoum Governorate witnesses solar alignment phenomenon on Dec. 21…

A committee from the Fayoum Governorate and the governorate’s antiquities area, monitored on Monday the solar alignment phenomenon on the Holy of Holies in the Qasr Qarun Temple. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 déc. 20 : Egypt’s Giza Pyramids hosts ‘Egypt Walk for Inclusion” with the participation of fifty disabled…

The Pyramids of Giza hosted “Egypt walk for inclusion”, where fifty disabled Egyptian athletes and children participated. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 déc. 20 : Issuing commemorative medals for Historic Cairo on its 1050th anniversary…

The Public Treasury and Coinage Authority, in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, issued a set of commemorative medals celebrating the 1050th anniversary of the founding of Historic Cairo, in keeping with its choice as the capital of Islamic culture and civilization for the year 2020. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 déc. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities: Circulating photos of Kom al-Shuqafa are old…

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities clarified that the circulating photos of Kom al-Shuqafa archeological site are old and do not reflect its current status. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 déc. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. visits Archaeological Replicas Factory…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany visited the new archaeological replicas factory. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities visits NMEC, GEM, Muhammad Ali Palace…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Enany and the Head of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces visit the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat, the Grand Egyptian Museum, and the restoration project of Muhammad Ali Palace in Shobra. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 nov. 20 : Bibliotheca Alexandrina holds a symposium on the history, architecture of Al-Sennari House on Nov. 29…

The Al-Sennari House and the Natural, Cultural Heritage Documentation Center and the Manuscripts Center at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s Cultural Communication Sector, are organizing a symposium titled “The Al-Sennari House - Culture & Heritage,” on the occasion of the 226th anniversary of the establishment of the ancient building on November 29 at 6 p.m. at the headquarters of the Al-Sennari House. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 nov. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. convenes with directors of archaeological institutes in Cairo…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el- Enany met with directors of of international archaeological institutes in Cairo, at the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities expresses utmost respect for the profession of journalism…

On the occasion of the dazzling archaeological discovery that was announced Saturday in the Saqqara antiquities area, in the presence of more than 200 Egyptian journalists, media professionals and foreign correspondents, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities affirms its full respect and appreciation for the profession of journalism and all journalists. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities, Communication & Information Technology signs cooperation agreement…

The Ministries of Tourism and Antiquities, Communications and Information Technology signed an agreement to develop the technological infrastructure of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on November 11. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 nov. 20 : Training of employees in museums, archeological sites ended on Nov. 7…

The training of employees in archaeological sites and museums as part of the program of “Tourism Ambassadors” to develop the capabilities of employees of the ministry dealing directly with tourists ended Saturday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities, Charles University to honor renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass on Nov. 7…

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and Charles University in Prague will honor the renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass, due to his enriching contributions and achievements in the field of Egyptology, where he presented various research papers. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 nov. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. authorizes 50% discount for entry tickets to Tutankhamun’s tomb in Luxor…

To celebrate the 98th anniversary of the discovery of the tomb of the Golden King Tutankhamun, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany is offering a 50 percent discount for the prices of entry tickets to the tomb of the Golden King, on the west back in Luxor, for Egyptians and foreigners, starting November 4, 2020. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 30 sept. 20 : Decision to exempt Cafeterias, bazars in archaeological sites from paying rental value until end of October 2020…

In their last meeting chaired by Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, the Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities decided to completely exempt all cafeterias and bazaars in museums and archaeological sites affiliated with the Council from paying the rental value until the end of October 2020. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 29 sept. 20 : Sound and Light Company launches global bid to develop Giza Pyramids exhibition area…

The Sound and Light Company, affiliated to the Ministry of Public Enterprise Sector, has launched a global bid with closed envelopes to develop the Giza Pyramids’ sound and light area. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 sept. 20 : Egypt’s famous Sound & Light shows to be held again under new timings, many foreign languages…

Misr Company for Sound, Light and Tourism Development, chaired by Mohamed Abdel Aziz, chairman and managing director, announced the change of previously set timings for the sound and light shows in its five regions [Giza Pyramids, Karnak, Philae, Abu Simbel, Edfu] in order to stimulate domestic tourism and restore tourism in general. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 21 sept. 20 : CIB Egyptian Squash Open to take place by Pyramids of Giza…

The Commercial International Bank – Egypt (CIB) has announced that the CIB Egyptian Squash Open Men’s and Women’s Platinum event will take place, for the second consecutive year, by the Pyramids of Giza. The tournament, organised by I-Events, is to take place from 10-17 October. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities plans to convert Giza into capital of world tourism…

Transforming Giza into the capital of world tourism is a goal that the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities seeks to reach through a plan to transform the area surrounding the Pyramids of Giza and the Grand Egyptian Museum into a tourist service area of the highest international standards. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 sept. 20 : Rasheed National Museum receives Director of Studies at the French Institute of Oriental Archaeology…

Rasheed National Museum received the Director of Studies at the French Institute of Oriental Archaeology and his accompanying delegation from the institute and the French International University for African Development, Senghor University. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 8 sept. 20 : Old Cairo’s Al-Muizz Street to host first underground music festival…

The Al-Rabaa Cultural Centre, located on Old Cairo’s Al-Muizz Street, will host its first festival for Egyptian underground music bands between 9 and 19 September. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 sept. 20 : Egypt’s archaeologist Zahi Hawass nominated as Tourism Ambassador at World Tourism Organization…

On the sidelines of his recent visit to Egypt, the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization indicated his intention to nominate Zahi Hawass to be an Egyptian ambassador at the organization, in the footsteps of great international figures in various countries of the world. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 sept. 20 : Egypt’s archaeologist Zahi Hawass nominated as Tourism Ambassador at World Tourism Organization…

On the sidelines of his recent visit to Egypt, the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization indicated his intention to nominate Zahi Hawass to be an Egyptian ambassador at the organization, in the footsteps of great international figures in various countries of the world. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 sept. 20 : Horus, official mascot of 27th Handball World Cup Egypt 2021…

The Supreme Organizing Committee for the Handball World Cup Egypt 2021 chose the ancient Egyptian god Horus, to be the official mascot for the 27th edition of the World Handball Championship scheduled to be held from January 13 to 31. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 3 sept. 20 : TSFE, Housing Ministry discuss Khedivial Cairo development, desalination projects…

Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development and Chairperson of The Sovereign Fund of Egypt (TSFE) Hala El-Said, discussed the development of Khedivial Cairo, sewage treatment, and water desalination projects with Minister of Housing Assem El-Gazzar on Thursday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 3 sept. 20 : Climbing up Egyptian antiquities without license now punishable with 1 month imprisonment…

Egypt’s House of Representatives on Wednesday amended law #177 of 1983 on the protection of antiquities to punish people climbing up antiquities, or visiting archaeological sites and museums without a permit, with a one-month-imprisonment and/or fine ranging between LE10,000 and LE100,000. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 sept. 20 : Leaders of Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min. inspect various museums, archaeological sites…

A group of leaders of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities inspected several archaeological sites and museums to follow up on all the precautionary and health safety measures followed within the various sites. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 sept. 20 : Leaders of Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min. inspect various museums, archaeological sites…

A group of leaders of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities inspected several archaeological sites and museums to follow up on all the precautionary and health safety measures followed within the various sites. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 1er sept. 20 : Egypt resumes tourist voyages to 13 archaeological sites and two museums…

The Central Egypt Antiquities Zone, which includes Minya, Assiut, Beny Suef, and Fayoum, will resume tourist voyages to 13 archaeological sites and two museums after a five month hiatus brought on by measures against the coronavirus pandemic. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 1er sept. 20 : Anani reviews latest discoveries, openings and new archaeological projects in Egypt at Charles University in Prague…

Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anani gave a lecture at Charles University in the Czech capital, Prague, on the latest discoveries, openings, museums and new archaeological projects in Egypt. Read Full Story…

coopération

Egypt Today du 24 déc. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities receives Japanese Ambassador in Cairo…

On December 23, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany, received at the ministry in Zamalek, Ambassador Masaki Noke, Ambassador of Japan in Cairo, to discuss strengthening means of cooperation between the two countries in tourism and archaeology during the coming period. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 nov. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. convenes with Bosnian Ambassador in Cairo on Nov. 15…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el- Enany, received, in his office on November 15 Siddiq Sepahic, the Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Cairo, to discuss cooperation between the two countries in the field of tourism and archeology during the coming period. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Supreme Council of Culture signs cultural cooperation agreement with Saudi Aramco…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities issued a press release on November 10 about the signing of an agreement between the Supreme Council of Antiquities and Saudi Aramco, regarding the holding of an archaeological exhibition entitled “Shatr el-Masjid” Bisector of the Mosque. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities receives the ambassadors of Hungary, Uzbekistan in Cairo…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany, received in his office at the Ministry’s headquarters in Zamalek, the ambassador of Hungary who recently assumed his duties as ambassador to his country in Cairo. Read Full Story…

Covid-19

Egypt Today du 9 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities organizes training course for workers in Giza Pyramids antiquities area…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organized a training course to rehabilitate workers in the Giza Pyramids antiquities area on how to deal with all visitors and tourists in light of the precautionary measures in place to confront COVID-19. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities organizes training course for workers in Giza Pyramids antiquities area…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organized a training course to rehabilitate workers in the Giza Pyramids antiquities area on how to deal with all visitors and tourists in light of the precautionary measures in place to confront COVID-19. Read Full Story…

Divers

Ahram Online du 6 sept. 20 : Renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass selected as UNWTO Ambassador for Responsible Tourism…

Renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass has been selected as UNWTO’s Ambassador for Responsible Tourism, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Anany announced Sunday. Read Full Story…

Enchères

Egypt Today du 16 déc. 20 : In Pics: Christie’s Auction House holds auction for Egyptian, Roman antiquities on Dec. 16…

Christie’s International Auction House in London is preparing to present the "Antiques" auction, which includes a large number of Egyptian and Roman antiquities for sale. Read Full Story…

fouilles illicites

Egypt Today du 19 nov. 20 : Citizen arrested for illegally excavating under his home…

In coordination between the Supreme Council of Antiquities, the Minya Antiquities Zone, and the Tourism and Antiquities Police, a citizen was caught secretly digging inside his house for antiquities. Read Full Story…

Polémique

Egypt Independent du 16 sept. 20 : Egypt cuts highways across pyramids plateau, alarming conservationists…

Egypt is building two highways across the pyramids plateau outside Cairo, reviving and expanding a project that was suspended in the 1990s after an international outcry. Read Full Story…

restitution archéologique

Egypt Today du 19 nov. 20 : Egyptian Consul General in New York signs protocol to retrieve smuggled Egyptian palette…

Egypt succeeded in retrieving the Egyptian artifact which was on its way to be sold in an auction hall in New York. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 nov. 20 : Egypt’s Ambassador to Italy receives part of Egyptian sarcophagus…

Egypt has recovered a part of a sarcophagus from Italy after about two years. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 30 sept. 20 : Germany returns 4 stolen statues dating back to 600 BC to Egypt…

Germany returned four archaeological statues to Egypt. Head of the Government of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Armin Laschet, handed over four antique statues, dating back to the period between 600 and 400 BC, to the Egyptian ambassador. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 sept. 20 : Did Egypt send an official letter to retrieve Nefertiti’s head statue?…

Renowned Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass said that Brigitte Goebzel’s claims that Egypt has not submitted an official request to restore Nefertiti’s head statue for decades, is not true at all, stressing that Goebzel, the press and information officer at the Cultural Heritage Foundation in charge of the affairs of state museums in Berlin, clearly knows nothing about this matter. Read Full Story…

Saisies archéologiques

Egypt Today du 26 nov. 20 : Archaeological Unit of Rafah Land Port, Custom Authorities succeeded in seizing 9 archaeological coins…

The archaeological unit of Rafah Land Port, in cooperation with customs authorities, succeeded in seizing 9 coins while they were about to be smuggled out of the country. Read Full Story…

Saqqâra

Egypt Today du 30 nov. 20 : Saqqâra Model, under investigation…

Mohamed Youssef, director of the Saqqara Antiquities Area, said that a model entered the area with a normal "entry ticket" permit, and not a ticket or permit to photograph, while wearing an ordinary cloak, which does not raise any doubt within the archaeologists in the region. Read Full Story…

Visite virtuelle

Egypt Today du 28 déc. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities launches virtual visit to Egypt’s Museum of Islamic Art in 3D technology…

On December 28, Egypt celebrates the 117th anniversary of the opening of the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo. Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities enables enthusiasts to explore the museum in 3D technology. Read Full Story…