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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 29 mai 2021.

I - Recherches et découvertes archéologiques

II - Restauration, préservation

III - Musées

IV - Expositions archéologiques

V - Thèmes généraux


I - Recherches et découvertes archéologiques

Egypt Today du 27 mai 21 : Zahi Hawass: Excavations project at Ramses III site in Saudi Arabia to launch on November 2021…

Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass said that he was happy to attend a meeting with Head of the Heritage Authority of the Saudi Ministry of Culture Jasser al-Harbish regarding the excavation project for the Ramses III site in Saudi Arabia, due to start in November. Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 19 mai 21 : Une nécropole dans le Delta révèle les secrets de la période prédynastique…

Une mission égyptienne opérant à Kom Al-Khelgan, dans le Delta, a mis au jour 110 tombes remontant à différentes époques anciennes. Lire la suite…

Egypt Today du 17 mai 21 : Austrian Archaeological Institute in Cairo to organize ‘Austrian Archaeology in Egypt’ lecture on May 19…

The Austrian Archaeological Institute in Cairo is organizing a lecture entitled "Austrian Archaeology in Egypt" delivered by Irene Forstner- Müller, on May 19, via Zoom. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 mai 21 : ‘Advanced & Non-Destructive Methods Used in the Study of Mummies’ symposium to be held via Zoom on May 5…

On May 5 at 1:30 p.m., the University of Zurich, Switzerland, Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, will hold a short seminar entitled "Advanced and Non-Destructive Methods Used in the Study of Mummies" via Zoom. Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 5 mai 21 : Les secrets de la préhistoire…

Graffitis et dessins rupestres d’Al-Gelf Al-Kébir et d’Al-Oweinat est le titre d’un récent livre qui raconte le mode de vie des communautés préhistoriques en Égypte. Lecture. Lire la suite…

Daily News Egypt du 4 mai 21 : Saudi Arabia reveals new archaeological discovery ‘older than Egypt Pyramids’…

Saudi Arabia revealed, last Thursday, a new archaeological discovery that is more ancient than previously believed, claiming that this discovery is older even than the Great Pyramids of Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 mars 21 : Hussein Abdel Basir denies existence of burial chamber at Pyramid of Cheops…

Egyptologist and Director of the Museum of Antiquities of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Hussein Abdel-Basir commented on the findings of Egyptologist Chris Naunton. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 13 mars 21 : Egypt uncovers Mud brick buildings dating back to the fourth, seventh centuries AD in Bahariya Oasis…

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Egypt uncovered Mud brick buildings dating back to the fourth and seventh centuries AD in Bahariya Oasis. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 mars 21 : Recent study on crocodile mummies reveals how ancient Egyptians revered them…

Ancient Egyptians were able to mummify animals, including cats, monkeys, and crocodiles. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 mars 21 : Recent study: Oldest pet cemetery is located in Egypt…

Ancient-Origins website sheds light on an Egyptian cemetery of animals previously discovered in Berenice, on the Red Sea coast. The history of the cemetery dates back about 2000 years. Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 24 fév. 21 : Du nouveau sur la mort de Seknenrê Taa II…

Un examen tomodensitométrique de la momie de Seknenrê Taa II a permis de dresser un nouveau scénario de la mort de ce pharaon qui a combattu les Hyksos. Explications Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 17 fév. 21 : CT scans of mummy of ancient Egyptian King Seqenenre-Taa-II reveal circumstances of his death…

A CT-scan study of the mummy of King Seqenenre-Taa-II, whose death eventually helped the expulsion of Egypt’s invaders and reunited the kingdom, revealed new details about how the King died. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 17 fév. 21 : CT scan on Pharaoh Seqenenre-Taa II mummy reveals cause of death…

Ancient Egyptian king was killed while fighting invaders, embalmers skilfully concealed head wounds. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 17 fév. 21 : CT scans of Egyptian king’s mummy unravel details about his death…

Modern medical technology has helped tell the story of a king in ancient Egypt who was martyred for the sake of reunifying the country in the 16th century BC. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 fév. 21 : Recent Egyptian study on the Pharaoh Seqenenre Tao II reveals new secrets about his death…

Renowned Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass posted on his Facebook page a scientific paper on the death of the Egyptian Pharaoh Seqenenre Tao published by Frontiers in Medicine, and carried out by Hawass in cooperation with Sahar Selim, a professor of radiology at the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 fév. 21 : Did a Russian mission find ships dating back to the Ptolemaic era in Alexandria?…

The mission of the Russian Archaeological Academy of Sciences’ Egyptology Center announced the discovery of the underwater remains of merchant ships dating back to the Ptolemaic era in the Anfoushi area, west of Alexandria. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 4 fév. 21 : Ancient Egyptian mummy featuring rare painted mud shell layer uncovered…

Radiological imaging of a mummified individual from the late New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt has resulted in the discovery of a rare painted mud carapace layer within the body’s wrappings. Read Full Story…

Abydos

Egypt Today du 17 fév. 21 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities reveals history of beer in ancient Egypt…

The archeological discoveries in Egypt continue. The joint Egyptian-American archaeological mission working in North Abydos, Sohag, and headed by Matthew Adams from New York University, and Deborah Fishak from Princeton University, has recently unveiled what is believed to be the oldest brewery factory in the world. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 15 fév. 21 : Archaeologists uncover world’s oldest high-production brewery in Egypt…

A joint Egyptian-American archaeological mission, headed by Matthew Adams of New York University and Deborah Vischak of Princeton University, have uncovered what is believed to be the world’s oldest high-production brewery at north Abydos, Sohag Governorate. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 14 fév. 21 : Ancient Egyptians knew how to party! World’s ‘oldest’ brewery unearthed…

A joint Egyptian-American archaeological mission working in the North Abydos area – Sohag now – has uncovered what is believed to be the oldest mass-production brewery in the world. Mostafa Waziri, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said that the factory is likely to date to the era of King Narmer. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 fév. 21 : Egypt discovers what is believed to be the oldest brewery in Abydos…

The joint Egyptian-American archaeological mission, headed by Dr. Matthew Adams of New York University, and Dr. Deborah Fishak of Princeton University, working in North Abydos, Sohag, has uncovered what is believed to be the oldest high-production brewery in the world. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 13 fév. 21 : The world’s oldest industrial-scale brewery may have been uncovered in Egypt…

An American-Egyptian archaeological mission team, excavating in the northern part of Abydos archaeological site in Sohag, has uncovered evidence for what may be the world’s oldest industrial-scale beer production. Read Full Story…

Momies

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 19 mai 21 : Une momie exceptionnelle…

Des recherches effectuées par des scientistes polonais sur une momie égyptienne conservée au Musée de Varsovie ont révélé que celle-ci appartenait à une femme enceinte. Inédit. Lire la suite…

Egypt Today du 3 mai 21 : World’s first known pregnant Egyptian mummy was uncovered in Poland…

World’s first known pregnant Egyptian mummy was uncovered in Poland. Read Full Story…

Suhâg

Egypt Today du 12 mai 21 : Discovery of several tombs in Al-Hamdiya necropolis east of Sohag…

As part of the archaeological documentation and registration project of the rock tombs in al-Hamdiya necropolis in the Eastern Mountain in Sohag governorate, the archaeological mission of the Supreme Council of Antiquities succeeded in uncovering a large number of rock tombs. Read Full Story…

Taposiris Magna

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 10 fév. 21 : Nouveaux secrets à Taposiris Magna…

Des catacombes renfermant des sarcophages ont été découvertes sur le site archéologique de Taposiris Magna à l’ouest d’Alexandrie. Explications. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 fév. 21 : Live Science shed light on Egyptian mummy with golden tongue discovered in Taposiris Magna…

Live Science website shed light on a discovery in the ancient Egyptian site of Taposiris Magna, west of Alexandria. Sixteen graves were found carved in rocks, one of which contained a mummy with a tongue made of gold. Read Full Story…

II - Restauration, préservation

Egypt Today du 29 mai 21 : Arab Antiquities Preservation Committee performs restoration work at Ablution fountain Dome of Sultan Hassan mosque…

Dr Osama Talaat, head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish antiquities sector at the Supreme Council of Antiquities, heading an archaeological and engineering team, went to inspect the wooden flap of the Ablution fountain (Fawara) Dome of Sultan Hassan Mosque which fell this morning. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 mai 21 : 60% of restoration works of Cairo’s Mohammed Ali Pasha Mosque, Clock Tower completed…

The restoration works of the Mohammad Ali Mosque and the Clock Tower of the Citadel of Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi in Cairo are in full swing. The restoration process aims to restore their original luster, and highlight their archaeological and artistic beauty. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 mai 21 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities follows up on renovations in the Citadel of Salaheldin…

Dr. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, followed up on the restoration work of Mohammed Ali Mosque and the Clock Tower in Salah El-Din Citadel in Cairo on Thursday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 mars 21 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism &Antiquities inagurates development project of Tel Basta site in Sharkia…

After the inauguration of the project to develop the area surrounding the Church of the Virgin Mary in Sakha, Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate, which is the second point in the path of the Holy Family journey in Egypt, Dr. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, and Major General Mahmoud Shaarawi, Minister of Local Development, opened the develop project of Tel Basta site in Sharkia Governorate, one of the eastern points on the path of the Holy Family journey. The Ministers were received by Dr. Mamdouh Ghurab, Governor of Sharkia. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 mars 21 : Minister of Tourism & Antiquites opens second point in project of developing the Holy Family path in Kafr El-Sheikh…

Dr. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Major General Mahmoud Shaarawi, Minister of Local Development, and Major General Gamal Nour El-Din, Governor of Kafr El-Sheikh, inaugurated the second point in the project to develop the path of the Holy Family Journey to Egypt in Kafr El-Sheikh governorate after the completion of its development project. They also visited the Church of the Virgin Mary in Sakha. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 mars 21 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism and Antiquities, Governor of Alexandria discuss developing tourism services at Citadel of Qaitbay…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany convened with Governor of Alexandria Mohammed al-Sharif on March 22. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 mars 21 : Islamic Village in Balat restored…

The Egyptian government has recently restored the Islamic village in Balat, which is an addition to the map of tourist sites in the New Valley Governorate. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 mars 21 : 2nd phase of Dendara Temple Complex restoration completed, Min. of Tourism & Antiquities…

On March 3, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced the completion of the second phase of Qena’s Dendara Temple Complex restoration and development project. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 fév. 21 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities inaugurates two development projects of Temple of Atripps, Hawawish Necropolis in Sohag…

Dr. Khaled El Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, inaugurated on February 26, the two projects for the restoration and development of Atripps Temple archeological site in Sheikh Hamad and the Hawawish Necropolis in Akhmim, Sohag. Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 24 fév. 21 : L’Atelier d’Alexandrie entre la vie et la mort…

Lieu symbolique de la ville côtière, l’Atelier d’Alexandrie possède une valeur patrimoniale. L’édifice culturel est menacé dans son existence, car réclamé par de nouveaux propriétaires qui ont réussi à avoir une décision judiciaire d’expulsion. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 fév. 21 : Egypt starts restoring, documenting architectural drawings, maps at Citadel’s Islamic Antiquities Registration Center…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities began working on the restoration and documtation project of the old architectural drawings and maps at the Islamic Antiquities Registration Center in the Citadel. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 fév. 21 : Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities launches restoration works of Prince Sheikho’s Sabil in Al-Hataba…

The Supreme Council of Antiquities has begun the restoration of Prince Sheikho’s Sabil in Al-Hataba, close to Salah El-Din Citadel. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 fév. 21 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities launches initiative to clean, maintain statues in public squares nationwide…

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany and Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziry launched an extensive initiative by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to clean and maintain statues in public squares in all governorates. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 fév. 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities starts an initiative to clean, restore statues in public Squares…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities began an initiative for cleaning and maintenance of statues in public squares in all Egyptian governorates, under the direction of Dr. Khaled El Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, and under the direct supervision of Dr. Mostafa Waziry, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 13 fév. 21 : Government works on reviving Historic Cairo by integrating old buildings into surroundings: Madbouly…

Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced, on Saturday, that the government is currently working to revive historic Cairo, and that the urban revival plans depend on several axes. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 fév. 21 : Andalus Park under maintenance…

Head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish antiquities sector at the Supreme Council of Antiquities Osama Talaat, said that the restoration and maintenance work in the Andalus Park are not demolishing the garden as it was rumored, but rather it is the renewal and replacement of the irrigation system in the garden to avoid the dangers resulting from leakage of water from its fountain. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 fév. 21 : Restoration, development works of Sabil Ruqayah Dudu on Souk Al-Silah St. Completed, Min. of Tourism & Antiquities…

Within the framework of the project launched by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to restore and save 100 archaeological buildings in Historic Cairo, the restoration and development works of Sabil Ruqayah Dudu on Souk Al-Silah Street have been completed. Read Full Story…

arbre de la Vierge

Egypt Today du 26 mai 21 : All you need to know about restoration works of Virgin Mary Tree in Cairo…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has largely completed the maintenance project taking place inside the ancient Virgin Mary Tree area. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 25 mai 21 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. visits Virgin Mary Tree in Cairo…

On May 24, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany visited the Virgin Mary Tree in Matareya to follow up on the development of the tree and its surrounding area. Read Full Story…

Barque de Chéops

Egypt Today du 6 mai 21 : Secretary-General of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities follows up on transfer process of Khufu’s 1st Solar Boat…

On May 5, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri followed up on the progress of work in the process of transporting the first Solar Boat (Khufu boat) from its display site at the Khufu Boat Museum in the Pyramid Antiquities Area to its new display place at the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

palais Empain

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 24 fév. 21 : Polémique autour du Baron…

Sept mois après son inauguration, le Palais du Baron Empain connaît quelques dégradations au niveau des murs et du plafond. Une situation qui mécontente les passionnés d’architecture. Explications. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 fév. 21 : Upgrading services: Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities removes backyard Kiosk of Baron Palace…

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working to implement their vision for the development of tourism and archaeological areas and sites. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 1er fév. 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities provides integrated cultural experience for Baron Palace visitors…

In line with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities policy to develop museums, archaeological sites and historical palaces and improve the quality of tourism services provided to visitors, the Ministry is working to make services available at the Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis to provide an integrated cultural and civilizational experience for its visitors. Read Full Story…

Temple de Dandara

Ahram Online du 3 mai 21 : Second restoration phase of Upper Egypt’s Dendera Temple complex completed…

As part of a plan by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to preserve the Dendera Temple complex in Upper Egypt’s Qena and develop the area around it into an open-air museum, the second phase of restoration and development has been completed. Read Full Story…

III - Musées

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 26 mai 21 : Des musées pour promouvoir le tourisme…

Deux petits musées ont été inaugurés la semaine dernière à l’aéroport international du Caire, offrant aux passagers un aperçu rapide de la civilisation égyptienne. Lire la suite…

Egypt Today du 19 mai 21 : Will museums recover from COVID-19 repercussions?…

In 2021, the International Museum Day shed light on museums recovering from the repercussions of the global pandemic and re-imagining the future of work during the current crisis and in its aftermath, under the title ‘The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine". Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 mai 21 : Egypt’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilization undergoes a regular sanitization, disinfection process…

In order to comply with established health safety regulations and provide maximum protection to keep tourism and antiquities workers, citizens, and tourists safe from the repercussions of the Coronavirus pandemic, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is carrying out regular sanitization and disinfection procedures. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 mars 21 : Rasheed National Museum to hold educational workshops for students, graduates of Faculties of Archeology & Tourism in March, April, May…

Rasheed National Museum organizes four educational workshops for students and alumni of the faculties of Archeology, and Tourism and Hotels, through distance education using the Microsoft Teams platform. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 fév. 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities sets a plan to develop, raise efficiency of tourism services in museums, archaeological sites…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities sets a plan to develop and raise efficiency of tourism services in museums and archaeological sites. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 4 fév. 21 : On top of GEM, Egypt’s Tourism Ministry to inaugurate 4 museums in 2021…

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities aims to inaugurate several projects in 2021, including four museums with a total cost of LE915 million, said Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 fév. 21 : Online reservation in three museums: When will the application be circulated?…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has started implementing and activating the digital transformation project, in the services of museums and archaeological sites, introducing the electronic reservation system for three museums. Read Full Story…

GEM

Egypt Today du 22 mai 21 : President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to head the Board of Trustees of Grand Egyptian Museum Authority…

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has formed and will head the Board of Trustees of the Grand Egyptian Museum Authority. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 13 mai 21 : Re-installation of King Tutankhamun’s 3rd shrine at Egypt’s Grand Museum completed…

The restoration of king Tutankhamun’s third shrine, which was recently received by the Grand Egyptian Museum in preparation for its display at its designated location, has been completed with the rest of king’s mats. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 28 mars 21 : 105 showcases allocated for King Tutankhamun’s artifacts in the Grand Egyptian Museum…

The Grand Egyptian Museum contains more than 50,000 artifacts, including the entire collection of King Tutankhamun, which will be displayed for the first time to the public. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 28 mars 21 : Waziry, Abbas follow up on work progress of King Tutankhamun halls in Grand Egyptian Museum…

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziry and Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Archaeological Affairs at the Grand Egyptian Museum Al-Tayeb Abbas, followed up on the progress of work in the exhibition halls of the treasures of King Tutankhamun and placing the artifacts inside their show-cases according to the set museum display scenario. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 mars 21 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism& Antiquities holds a meeting to follow up on GEM’s business developments…

Dr. Khaled El Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, held a meeting with Major General Atef Moftah, supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project and the surrounding area, Dr. Mustafa Waziry, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Dr. Al Tayeb Abbas, assistant minister for archaeological affairs at the museum, and the museum’s legal advisor, in order to follow up on developments in the Grand Egyptian Museum’s work. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 mars 21 : General Supervisor of GEM receives Certificate of Honour and Appreciation…

Major General Atef Moftah, General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum Project and the Surrounding Area, received a certificate of appreciation from the Museum Sector at the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities headed by Mr. Momen Osman. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 mars 21 : Egypt’s Grand Egyptian Museum receives fourth shrine of King Tutankhamun’s collection…

The Grand Egyptian Museum received the fourth shrine of King Tutankhamun from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, which will be part of the display scenario of the halls of the treasures of the Golden King. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 mars 21 : Egypt’s Grand Museum awarded 4 ISO certificates in 180 days…

The Grand Egyptian Museum was granted a new certificate of ISO/PAS 45005:2020, winning the fourth certificate within 180 days. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 mars 21 : Statue of King Senusret I to be installed on Egypt’s Grand Museum’s Great Staircase…

The Grand Egyptian Museum is currently working on installing the statue of King Senusret I on the Great Staircase. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 mars 21 : Grand Egyptian Museum’s restorers succeed in restoring Tutankhamun’s war shield…

The Grand Egyptian Museum contains a huge amount of artifacts, which exceed 50,000 pieces, including the entire collection of King Tutankhamun. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 mars 21 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism &Antiquities Khaled El Enany witnesses placement of Tutankhamun’s pieces in Thei display vitrines in GEM…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El Enany witnessed the placement of the first pieces of the treasures of King Tutankhamun in thei display vitrines in the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 mars 21 : Egypt’s Grand Egyptian Museum receives Braille Appreciation Certificate…

Grand Egyptian Museum is committed to being a barrier-free cultural landscape in accordance with the highest international standards. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 mars 21 : Hassan Allam coalition to operate services at Grand Egyptian Museum…

The Board of Directors of the Grand Egyptian Museum approved on Tuesday the decision of the expert committee, formed upon Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly’s directives, to choose Hassan Allam coalition to be responsible for providing and operating the services at the museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 mars 21 : Grand Egyptian Museum’s website uploads new photos of museum’s surroundings after installing hanging obelisk…

The official page of the Grand Egyptian Museum uploaded new photos of the facade and the external courtyard of the museum after the construction of the hanging obelisk. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 fév. 21 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities holds a meeting to follow up on GEM…

Dr. Khaled El Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, met today with Major General Atef Moftah, General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum and its surrounding area, Dr. Mostafa Waziry, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, and Dr. Al-Tayeb Abbas, Assistant Minister for Archaeological Affairs at the Grand Egyptian Museum, to discuss the latest developments in the museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 fév. 21 : Egypt’s Grand Museum starts implementing display scenario for King Tutankhamun’s possessions…

According to Hussein Kamal, the Grand Egyptian Museum is about to implement a display scenario for the Golden Pharaoh, King Tutankhamun, within the next few weeks. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 fév. 21 : The sun rays shine on statue of King Ramesses II standing tall in the Grand Hall of GEM…

More than three thousand years after King Ramesses II built his unique temple at Abu Simbel in which the rays of the sun shine on the king’s face on October 21 and February 21 of each year, the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) echoes that achievement. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 fév. 21 : GEM restoration lab successfully restores Tutankhamun’s scarf…

The restoration centers of the Grand Egyptian Museum completed the restoration of a scarf discovered inside the tomb of Tutankhamun. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 fév. 21 : Egypt’s Grand Museum receives artifacts from Egyptian Museum in Tahrir…

The Grand Egyptian Museum received a collection of artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir. The artifacts were placed in wooden boxes and include a collection of the personal antiquities of King Tutankhamun. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 6 fév. 21 : UNESCO delegation inspects developments at Grand Egyptian Museum…

An official visit to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) by a UNESCO World Heritage Center and Heritage Division team, headed by its director Mechtild Rössler, took place on Friday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 fév. 21 : UNESCO World Heritage Center director visits Grand Egyptian Museum…

As part of her current visit to Egypt, Dr. Mechtild Rössler, Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Center and the Heritage Division visited the Grand Egyptian Museum with her accompanying delegation. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 fév. 21 : Sisi discusses latest developments of Grand Egyptian Museum, historical projects…

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held a meeting with prime minister Mostafa Madbouly and minister of tourism and antiquites Khaled El Enany to discuss the latest developments of Grand Egyptian Museum and other important historical projects. Read Full Story…

Musée de l'aéroport du Caire

Egypt Today du 19 mai 21 : 1st transit passenger visits Cairo’s Airport Terminal 2 Museum on May 18…

A few hours after the opening of Cairo’s Airport Museum on May 18, Egyptian and foreign passengers visited the Terminal 2 museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 mai 21 : Cairo’s Airport Museums inaugurates on May 18…

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany and Minister of Civil Aviation Mohammed Manar, inaugurated today, in celebration of International Museum Day, two new museums at Cairo International Airport in Terminal 2 and Terminal 3. Read Full Story…

musée de Sharm al-Shaykh

Egypt Today du 18 mai 21 : Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh Museum launches "I Can" initiative on World Museum Day…

Coinciding with World Museums Day, which falls on May 18th each year, the Sharm el-Sheikh Museum launched the "I Can" initiative in collaboration with a group of young volunteers in South Sinai Province, to stimulate tourism to the province, where many archaeologists at the museum, through this initiative, trained several students of an international school to preserve the explanation of the museum’s artifacts, through a guided tour of the museum during which they learned about the most prominent collections and unique artifacts on display. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 fév. 21 : Sharm El-Sheikh Museum, safe as can be…

In response to the news that has been circulated alleging that Sharm El-Sheikh Museum and some of its artifacts were affected by flooding, Head of the Museums Sector at the Supreme Council of Antiquities Moamen Othman confirmed that they are baseless allegations and that Sharm El Sheikh Museum and its artifacts are safe and in good condition of preservation and have not been affected whatsoever. Read Full Story…

Musée Égyptien

Egypt Today du 27 mai 21 : Egyptian Museum in Tahrir witnesses high turnout from visitors…

Director General of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Sabah Abdel Razek said that there is a great demand to see the artifacts displayed instead of the royal mummies that were transferred from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, in a ceremony witnessed by the whole world. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 mai 21 : Original external gate of Egyptian Museum in Tahrir re-installed…

On May 11, the original external gate of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir has been re-installed. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 11 mai 21 : Egyptian Museum’s outer gate is returned to its original location…

A month after the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade, the foliage-adorned iron gate of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir has been re-erected to its original location to once again decorate the museum’s façade. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 mars 21 : What happens to Tutankhamun’s belongings that remain in Tahrir’s Egyptian Museum?…

Director General of the Restoration Affairs at the Grand Egyptian Museum Hussein Kamal said that King Tutankhamun’s remaining possessions in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir sum up to 220 out of a total of 5600 artifacts, which will all be displayed together for the first time in the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 mars 21 : Celebrating International Women’s Day, Mother’s Day Tutankhamun’s nursing mother statue is the artifact of March in Egyptian Museum…

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8 of each year and Mother’s Day that falls on March 21 of each year, the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir chose a statue of Maya, the nursing mother and baby sitter of King Tutankhamun, to be the exclusive piece of the month, which is displayed in the main entrance hall of the museum. Read Full Story…

NMEC

Egypt Today du 31 mars 21 : Official page of National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, online ticketing platform launches on March 31…

As the inauguration of the Central Exhibition Hall at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat opens on April 3 in line with the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities will launch, on Wednesday, the official page of the museum and an online platform for booking tickets. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 30 mars 21 : Final touches placed in NMEC in preparation for Pharaoh’s Golden Parade on April 3…

On March 29, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany with the whole team of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization worked until the late night hours putting the finishing touches in preparation for the opening of the Core Hall and the Mummies Hall in the museum in preparation for the unrivalled event of the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade set to be held on April 3, 2021. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 mars 21 : 55,000 year-old skeletal remains to be exhibited in National Museum of Egyptian Civilization…

The 55,000 year-old skeleton, which is considered the oldest skeleton in Egypt, will be exhibited in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization. It has been displayed in a temporary exhibition at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir for a month. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 mars 21 : 400+ TV channels to broadcast Pharaoh’s Golden Parade on April 3, government…

Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly chaired the meeting of the Ministerial Committee for Tourism and Antiquities, in the presence of Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anany, Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem, and Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 25 mars 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities organizes training course for employees of National Museum of Egyptian Civilization…

In line with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ preparations for the soon to be opening of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat, which will witness the Golden Pharaoh’s parade of royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to its permanent display in the NMEC on April 3, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities held a training course for 30 employees of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization. Some of the trainees are ticketing staff and civil security personnel. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 mars 21 : National Museum of Egyptian Civilization officially launches on April 3…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities plans to promote the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat after its opening, which is scheduled on April 3. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 mars 21 : National Museum of Egyptian Civilization receives 6 newly discovered artifacts…

CEO of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization Ahmed Ghoneim announced the receipt of six important artifacts from the recent archaeological discoveries of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ excavations in the Saqqara Cemetery Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 mars 21 : Board of Directors of National Museum of Egyptian Civilization discuss final preparations for the Golden Pharaoh’s Parade…

A meeting of the Board of Directors of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization was held on March 15, headed by Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany, at the museum’s headquarters in Fustat, to discuss the final preparations for receiving the Golden Pharaoh’s parade in the upcoming period. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 16 fév. 21 : Talks underway to add Egyptian Civilization Museum to Cairo Pass sites list…

Negotiations are underway to add the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) to the list of sites that can be visited using the Cairo Pass. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 16 fév. 21 : National Museum of Egyptian Civilization to be added to ‘Cairo Pass’ list…

The Board of Directors of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, headed by Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany, discussed the possibility of including the museum after its inauguration to the ‘Cairo Pass’ list. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 fév. 21 : NMEC Board of Directors’ holds meeting on Feb. 16…

A meeting of the Board of Directors of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat was held on February 16 to discuss a number of issues regarding developments in the museum’s work. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 fév. 21 : Tabataba scene to be transferred from Ain Sira to NMEC…

After the completion of the engineering studies and the approval of the Permanent Committee for Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities, the Supreme Council of Antiquities began the work of dismantling and moving the "Al Tabataba" archaeological scene from its current location on the eastern side of Ain Al-Sira, to the opposite side on the edge of Ain Al-Sira next to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization. Read Full Story…

IV - Expositions archéologiques

Egypt Today du 29 mai 21 : Egypt’s ‘Kings of the Sun’ exhibition in Prague is fully booked…

Since its reopening in May, after a short pause in the wake of the repercussions of the Coronavirus crisis, all tickets for the exhibition "Kings of the Sun" in the Czech capital Prague have been sold out. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 28 mai 21 : Tickets for ’King of the Sun’ exhibition in Prague sold out until 6 June…

Tickets for the ’Kings of the Sun’ exhibition in Prague have sold out until June 6, shortly after it was reopened following the lifting of COVID-19 lockdown in the Czech capital. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 mai 21 : Egypt’s National Organization for Urban Harmony presents ‘Creations of Italian Architects in Egypt’ 3D exhibition on official page…

The National Organization for Urban Harmony presents an exhibition of the creations of the Italian architects in Egypt with the 3D imaging technology on its official page, at the demand of many architects, researchers and students of architecture. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 mars 21 : ‘Secrets of Sunken Egypt’ exhibition’s artifacts return to Egypt after their tour abroad…

The artifacts that participated in the exhibition "Secrets of Sunken Egypt" returned to Egypt today, after the end of the exhibition’s tour abroad in the United States of America and a number of European countries. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 fév. 21 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities participates in ‘Diyarna Exhibition’ 2021…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is participating, for the first time, in the "Diyarna Handicrafts Exhibition 2021", which will be held from February 15 to 25 in Cairo Festival City, Fifth Settlement. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 10 fév. 21 : Egypt’s ‘Kings of the Sun’ archaeological expo in Prague to continue until 30 June…

Egypt’s “Kings of the Sun” exhibition will continue at its current location in the Czech Republic’s capital, Prague, until 30 June. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 fév. 21 : Egypt’s ’Kings of the Sun’ exhibition in Prague extended to June 30…

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziry signed an agreement to extend the exhibition "Kings of the Sun", which is currently held at the National Museum in the Czech capital Prague, to June 30, 2021. Read Full Story…

V - Thèmes généraux

Ahram Online du 29 mai 21 : Wooden edge of dome at Cairo’s Al-Sultan Hassan Mosque collapses; no damage to monument…

A new wooden edge of Alfawara dome at the open court of historic Cairo’s Al-Sultan Hassan Mosque has collapsed without causing any damage to the monument. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 mai 21 : Egyptian Heritage Month in Canada to be held under Madbouli’s sponsorship…

Egypt’s Immigration Minister Nabila Makram said on Thursday an Egyptian Heritage Month in Canada will be held under the sponsorship of Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli as an important event aiming at getting the Canadian community acquainted with the Egyptian civilization and cultural legacy. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 mai 21 : Implementation of new entry ticket prices for foreigners to Egypt’s archaeological sites, museums postponed until May 2022…

The meeting of the Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, headed by Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, was held on May 25. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 22 mai 21 : Egypt’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina to hold webinar against treasure hunting…

The webinar, which will take place in English, will take place on 27 May at 2:30 pm, and will be presented by the library’s Center for Hellenistic Studies of the Academic Research Sector. It will be accessible via the Achs.Bibalex website. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 mai 21 : Egypt participates in ICOM-CC conference, discusses integrated methodology of archaeological conservation…

On the occasion of the International Museum Day, Dr. Momen Osman, head of the ministry’s museum sector, participated with a research team from the Ministry, via video conference, in the three-year ICOM-CC conference in China, which discusses the integrated methodology of archaeological conservation and is currently being held in Beijing, China, from May 17 to the 21st. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 mai 21 : Egypt’s BA to present webinar on protection of steeped world heritage on May 27…

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies of the Academic Research Sector is organizing a webinar entitled "Fighting Treasure Hunting from Africa to the Americas: Protecting the History of the Drowning World" On May 27 at 2:30 p.m. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 mai 21 : World celebrates International Museum Day on May 18…

The world, as well as the cultural and archaeological circles, celebrates the International Museum Day on May 18 of each year, with the aim of acquainting the communities with the importance of museums in order to preserve them. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 mai 21 : Egypt’s Momen Osman gives a lecture on scientific examinations of mummies of a woman named "Nespahtwi" from the 22 dynasty using X-rays…

Upon an invitation from the Institute of Evolutionary Medicine at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, Mr. Momen Osman, Head of the Museum Sector at the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, via zoom application, gave a lecture on the scientific examinations of the mummies of a woman called "Nespahtwi" from the 22 dynasty of the late age using X-rays during the symposium organized by the university under the title "Advanced And Non-destructive Methods used in the study of mummies" attended by a number of university professors. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 mai 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities launches ‘Our Story’ initiative for school students…

Recently, the Cultural Development and Community Communication Department in the Office of the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities launched an initiative entitled "Our Story", in cooperation with the public and technical education sectors of the Ministry of Education. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 31 mars 21 : Copper dome of Sultan Qaytbay’s Group registered as an antiquity, what’s the story?…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has recently registered the copper dome in Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaytbay Mosque and Mausoleum among the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish antiquities, within the framework of the ministry’s efforts to register and document all artifacts in ancient buildings and archaeological sites. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 mars 21 : Application for General Union of Arab Archaeologist’s Awards open until July 30…

Head of the General Union of Arab Archaeologists Mohammad al-Kahlawy announced receiving applications for the union’s various awards for 2021, with the deadline for submitting set for July 30. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 mars 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities partcipates in “Earth Hour”…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities participated in March 27 in the annual global event "Earth Hour" by turning off the lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 on Saturday in 42 of archeological sites and museums in 16 governorates, to contribute to the global movement of Earth Hour, as a symbol of commitment to the planet energy. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 28 mars 21 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities inaugurates first factory for archaeological replicas in Egypt, the Middle East…

Dr. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, inaugurated the factory of archaeological replicas in Obour City, which is the first of its kind in Egypt and the Middle East. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 mars 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities launches massive advertising campaign to promote the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade in Arab, international social media platforms…

Starting Thursday, March 25 evening, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, is launching a major advertising campaign to promote the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade on Arab and international social media platforms, especially in the main markets exporting tourism to Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 mars 21 : Learn about history of currencies in training course at Union of Arab Archaeologists…

President of the Union of Arab Archaeologists Mohammad el-Kahlawi announced that the union’s Regional Center for Antiquities, Arts and Ancient Civilizations will hold an online training course entitled "Readings in Currency from its Inception Until the Islamic Era." Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 13 mars 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism& Antiquities organizes training course for a number of workers at Al Moez Street…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organized a training course for 29 workers at Al Moez Street in the Old Cairo Region, among the workers were civil security personnel, as a part of the Ministry’s plan to uplift people working in the tourism sector in tourism and hotel establishments, museums and archaeological sites nationwide. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 mars 21 : Abu Simbel Temples safe after minor earthquake hits area 48 km northwest of Abu Simbel City…

Abu Simbel Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On March 11, the stations of the National Seismological Network of the National Institute for Astronomical Research recorded an earthquake 48 km northwest of Abu Simbel city, without affecting the archaeological area. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 mars 21 : French-Egyptian mission working in Karnak encourages tourists to visit Egypt…

Another Archeological mission working in Egypt invites the world to see its wonders, following the footsteps of the Polish mission. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 mars 21 : Egypt launches the 1st school of excavations for inspectors of Islamic, Coptic, Jewish antiquities sector in Fustat…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the Central Training Unit, in cooperation with the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Sector, launched the first school of excavations targeting Islamic, Coptic and Jewish antiquities inspectors, which will be held for the first time in Fustat. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 fév. 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities organizes a trip for students with special needs to Aswan…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Board office in Sohag, organized an awareness trip for a group of 24 students with special needs for two days to Aswan, in coordination with the Educational Administration, the Integration Department, in Sohag. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 25 fév. 21 : Bazars, cafeterias in Egypt’s museums, archaeological sites exempted from paying rent until April 2021…

During its last convention chaired by Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany, the Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities approved a complete exemption for renters of bazaars and cafeterias in museums and archaeological sites of the Supreme Council of Antiquities from paying rent for the months of March and April 2021. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 fév. 21 : ‘Impact of Egyptian Civilization on Greek Civilization’ lecture to be held in Egypt’s SCC on Feb. 24…

On February 24, the History and Antiquities Committee of the Supreme Council of Culture is organizing a lecture entitled “The Impact of Egyptian Civilization on Greek Civilization”, at 12 p.m. in the Supreme Council of Culture’s Main Hall. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 22 fév. 21 : Biannual sun illumination shines on Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel…

Tourists both foreign and domestic witnessed a biannual sun alignment on Monday, which lighted up the statue of King Ramses II in Aswan’s Abu Simbel temple. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 fév. 21 : Egypt’ Ministers of Tourism & Antiquities, Education discuss raising archaeological awareness among school students…

Dr. Tarek Shawky, Minister of Education and Technical Education, received on February 22, Dr. Khaled El Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, to discuss a number of cooperation projects between the two ministries, especially with regard to increasing tourism and archaeological awareness and enhancing tourism ethics among school students. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 fév. 21 : Egypt’s General Authority for Cultural Palaces celebrates Abu Simbel Temples’ Solar Alignment…

The General Authority for Cultural Palaces celebrated the Solar Alignment phenomenon at Abu Simbel Temples on its official Facebook page, where it described the phenomenon as "one of the most famous astronomical phenomena that the ancient Egyptians embodied in Egyptian temples." Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 17 fév. 21 : Abou Simbel célèbre la tombée perpendiculaire du soleil sur la statue de Ramsès II…

Un grand nombre de visiteurs dont des touristes de différentes nationalités, ont assisté à la tombée perpendiculaire du soleil sur le visage de la statue de Ramsès II, au temple d’Abou Simbel au sud d’Assouan, à environ 1300 km au sud du Caire. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 15 fév. 21 : Aswan to hold international concert at Ramses II Temple next Monday…

The countdown to the Solar Alignment Phenomenon in Abu Simbel begins, where the sunlight aligns on the face of King Ramses II’s seated statue in the Holy of Holies room in the Ramses II Temple which features four large statues. Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 3 fév. 21 : Un patrimoine en détresse…

L’héritage culturel de la région a subi destruction et dévastation durant les révolutions du Printemps arabe. Retour sur cette période troublante de l’histoire du patrimoine. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 3 fév. 21 : Amid closures, virtual tours of Abu Simbel conducted for Egyptian high school students…

In a new attempt to raise archaeological awareness while abiding by coronavirus precautionary measures, a number of virtual tours were conducted within Upper Egypt’s temples of Abu Simbel, Ramses II and Nefertari, for high school students. Read Full Story…

coopération

Egypt Today du 29 mai 21 : Minister of Tourism & Antiquities meets his Lebanese counterpart to discuss joint cooperation between the two countries…

Following electing Egypt as president of the Middle East Regional Committee of the World Tourism Organization, and Lebanon as the first vice-chairman of the committee, Dr. Khaled El-Enani held a meeting with Dr. Ramzi Al-Musharrafieh, Lebanese Minister of Tourism. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 mai 21 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. convenes with Serbian delegation to discuss means of enhancing cooperation…

On May 25, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany met with a Serbian government delegation headed by Governor of Vojvodina Igor Mirovic. Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 26 mai 21 : Ghaith Fariz : Notre but est de soutenir l’agenda du développement en Égypte…

Dr Ghaith Fariz, directeur du bureau de l’Unesco au Caire, revient sur les relations entre cette institution culturelle et l’Égypte. Il donne son avis sur les travaux de réaménagement du Vieux Caire. Entretien. Lire la suite…

Egypt Today du 16 mars 21 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities convenes with Ambassador of Colombia to Egypt…

On March 16, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany received in his office Ambassador Ana Milena Muñoz de Gaviria, Ambassador of Colombia to Cairo, to discuss strengthening cooperation between the two countries at the touristic and archaeological levels. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 mars 21 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism& Antiquities meets with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guinea-Conakry to enhance bilateral cooperation in fields of antiquities…

Dr. Khaled El Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, received in his office at the Ministry’s headquarters in Zamalek, Minister Ibrahim Kaba, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guinea Conakry, during his current visit to Egypt, heading an official delegation to discuss strengthening ways of joint cooperation between the two countries. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 mars 21 : Joint cooperation between Egypt, Spain to train archaeologists in the study of bones, remains…

A plan to train the employees of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and in line with the constant cooperation between the Supreme Council of Antiquities and specialized foreign universities and institutes, the Ministry represented by the Central Training Unit in cooperation with the Institute for the Study of Archaeological Anthropology at Isabel University in Spain held a specialized training for archaeologists at the Ministry on the study of excavated bones. Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 17 fév. 21 : Archéologie : 140 ans de coopération franco-égyptienne…

L’Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale (IFAO) fête ses 140 ans en Égypte avec la publication de l’ouvrage Archéologie Française en Égypte. Un ouvrage qui retrace l’ensemble de la collaboration entre l’Égypte et la France en matière d’archéologie. Read Full Story…

covid-19

Egypt Today du 6 mai 21 : Thorough sanitization, disinfection process continues in Egypt’s museums, archeological sites…

A thorough sanitization and disinfection process continues in Egypt’s museums and archeological sites. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 mai 21 : Egypt‘s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities performs thorough sanitization, disinfection process in museums, archeological sites…

Egypt‘s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities is currently performing thorough sanitization and disinfection process in museums and archeological sites. Read Full Story…

Enchères

Egypt Today du 12 mai 21 : Sotheby’s International Auction House exhibits Mamluk piece from Egypt…

Sotheby’s Auction House in London displayed a Mamluk piece inlaid with silver and cast brass from Egypt, dating back to the late 13th century and early 14th century. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 mai 21 : Sotheby’s International Auctions in London exhibits Egyptian bronze lamp holder…

Sotheby’s International Auctions in London exhibited a bronze lamp holder or incense burner from Egypt, dating back to the 10th - 12thcentury during an auction entitled "Arts of the Islamic world and India, including Luxury Carpets." Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 mai 21 : Islamic artifacts sold in international auctions…

London’s Sotheby’s exhibited two pieces of linear sandstone tiles from India, probably Delhi, dating back to the 13th century, in an auction titled "Arts of the Islamic World & India, Including Fine Carpets." Read Full Story…

restitution archéologique

Egypt Today du 10 mars 21 : Egypt successfully repatriates smuggled artifact of goddess Bastet from Canada…

In line with the efforts made by Egypt’s diplomatic missions and the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to repatriate Egyptian antiquities smuggled abroad, Ambassador Ahmed Abu Zaid, the Egyptian ambassador to Canada, received a bronze artifact of the Goddess Bastet belonging to the ancient Egyptian civilization, in a ceremony of a limited number in the residence of the Egyptian Ambassador, due to the safety and precautionary measures taken because of the pandemic. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 mars 21 : Egypt repatriates ancient stone piece from London…

Egypt’s government cherishes every single part of its heritage and works diligently to bring back home any artifact that has gone out of the country illegally. Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 10 fév. 21 : Les États-Unis restituent à l’Égypte 5 000 pièces d’antiquité…

La semaine dernière, le ministère du Tourisme et des Antiquités, en coopération avec le ministère égyptien des Affaires étrangères, a réussi à récupérer plus de 5 000 pièces d’antiquité égyptiennes qui étaient en possession du musée du Holy Bible à Washington, aux États-Unis. Read Full Story…

Visite virtuelle

Egypt Today du 25 fév. 21 : Enjoy virtual tour in Tomb of Kheti in Egypt’s Beni Hasan Necropolis…

Egypt hosts the ISSF World Shooting Sport Tournament. Enjoy a virtual tour in the tomb of Kheti with its colorful illustrations of various sports, in Beni Hasan necropolis, provided by Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 fév. 21 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities presents virtual tour of Abu Simbel Temples…

After the unique solar alignment phenomenon on the sanctum of the iconic Ramses II temple, which takes place on February 22 and October 22 every year, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities and NAV3D present a virtual tour inside this amazing temple. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 fév. 21 : Haven’t yet visited Egypt’s Abu Simbel Temples? Now you can, virtually!…

Abu Simbel Temples launched a number of virtual tours that enable visitors to visit the temples, and listen to historic stories about each place, in a bid to meet many people’s eager to listen more to Egyptian historic stories while abide by COVID-19 precautionary measures. Read Full Story…