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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 30 mai 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 mai 20 : Hawass searches for tombs of Nefertiti, Imhotep…

Egyptologist Zahi Hawas said that he is currently searching with his team for the tomb of Queen Nefertiti in Luxor and the cemetery of the architect Imhotep in Saqqara. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 mai 20 : Egypt reveals 100% of embalming secrets after last archaeological discovery…

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri announced via a Skype interview with Extra News Channel that Egypt has succeeded in revealing the embalming secrets. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 avr. 20 : Scottish conservators discover Paintings inside the coffin of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy…

Scottish conservators discovered paintings inside the coffin of an Egyptian mummy which is nearly 3,000 years old named Ta-Kr-Hb pronounced ‘takerheb’. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 6 fév. 20 : Israeli finds Egyptian artifact while swimming south of Haifa…

An Israeli veterinarian stumbled upon an ancient Egyptian artifact last year, which is believed to have been used as an anchor 3,500 years ago and is currently on display in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 fév. 20 : Egyptian artifact discovered in Haifa…

An Israeli newspaper revealed that an Israeli national discovered a piece of Egyptian artifact spanning back to over 3,000 years. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 4 fév. 20 : 3,400-year-old ancient Egyptian anchor discovered in Israel…

A 3,400-year-old ancient Egyptian limestone anchor was accidentally discovered at Israel’s northern shores in Haifa, according to Israeli news portal Haartez. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 jan. 20 : 1st picture book in history discovered in Egypt…

Archaeologists have uncovered in Egypt what is believed to be the first picture book in history. The book is a new guide that explains the way to the afterlife of the god of reckoning and resurrection of the pharaohs, Osiris. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 7 jan. 20 : Workers in Daqahlia village stumble upon Pharaonic artifacts…

Workers on a sanitation project in Dandit village, located in Egypt’s Daqahlia Governorate, discovered on Monday large blocks of stone with what appear to be inscriptions in the hieroglyphic language. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 jan. 20 : Unique artifact discovered in Tutankhamen’s tomb…

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a new artifact at the tomb of Tutankhamen, as they were transporting some of the king’s treasures from the tomb in Luxor to the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

Abydos

Daily News Egypt du 15 avr. 20 : Temple of Ramses II at Abydos reveals more ancient secrets…

The temple was dedicated to the ancient god Osiris, the god of the underworld and Judge of the Dead. The temple has a conventional design patterned after contemporary mortuary temples at Thebes, and its Limestone walls are now very reduced, standing at only two-metre high. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 avr. 20 : New discovery of foundation deposits and the storerooms of Ramses II’s temple in Abydos…

The mission of the New York University-ISAW at the temple of Ramses II in Abydos under the direction of Dr. Sameh Iskander discovered the temple’s foundation deposits at its south-west corner which was buried in 1279 BC at the time of its construction ceremonies. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 8 avr. 20 : Foundation deposits and storerooms of Ramses II Temple in Abydos uncovered…

The mission of the New York University-ISAW at the Temple of Ramses II in Abydos, led by Sameh Iskander, discovered the temple’s foundation deposits during excavation work carried out at the temple’s southwest corner. Read Full Story…

Kom al-Khilgân

Egypt Independent du 13 fév. 20 : 83 ancient graves discovered in Egypt’s Daqahliya Governorate…

The Egyptian archaeological mission, which is affiliated with the government’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, has announced the discovery of 83 graves during archaeological excavations in the Koam Al-Khiljan region of Egypt’s Daqahliya Governorate, according to a statement by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 13 fév. 20 : 83 ancient tombs discovered in Dakahliya governorate…

The Egyptian archaeological mission affiliated to the Supreme Council of Antiquities revealed the discovery of 83 graves during archaeological excavations in Umm Al-Khelgan region in Dakahlia Governorate. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 12 fév. 20 : 83 ancient graves discovered in Egypt’s Nile Delta…

An Egyptian archaeological mission affiliated with the Supreme Council of Antiquities announced on Wednesday the discovery of 83 graves during archaeological excavations in the Om El-Khelgan region in Egypt’s Daqahliya governorate in the Nile Delta. Read Full Story…

Louqsor

Egypt Today du 1er mai 20 : Daily Mail highlights the uncover of coffin containing a mummy dating back to the 17th dynasty in Luxor…

Daily Mail highlighted the uncover of an anthropoid coffin containing a mummy dating back to the 17th dynasty in Draa Abul Naga necropolis on Luxor’s West Bank on April 24. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 avr. 20 : Egypt announces the discovery of coffin containing a mummy dating back to the 17th dynasty in Luxor…

A Spanish-Egyptian archaeological mission headed by José Galán uncovered an anthropoid coffin containing a mummy dating back to the 17th dynasty in Draa Abul Naga necropolis on Luxor’s West Bank. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 24 avr. 20 : 17 dynasty mummy in coffin discovered at Draa Abul Naga necropolis in Luxor…

A 17th dynasty anthropoid coffin containing a mummy, along with a mud-brick offering chapel and a pile of mixed materials from funerary equipment, have been unearthed by a Spanish-Egyptian archaeological mission in Draa Abul Naga necropolis on Luxor’s West Bank. Read Full Story…

Minya

Daily News Egypt du 18 mai 20 : Unique late Ancient Egyptian cemetery discovered in Minya Governorate…

A unique cemetery dating back to the Late Ancient Egyptian period has been discovered at the site of ancient Oxyrhynchus, or modern day Bahnasa in Minya Governorate. The discovery was made by an Egyptian-Spanish archaeological mission affiliated to the University of Barcelona. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 mai 20 : Egyptian-Spanish archaeological mission uncovers unique cemetery in Bahnasa…

The Egyptian-Spanish archaeological mission affiliated to the University of Barcelona working in Bahnasa region has uncovered a unique cemetery dating back to the Sawi era. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 fév. 20 : Spanish Newspaper ABC amazed by Minya’s discovery…

The Spanish newspaper ABC shed light on the discovery of 16 graves with 20 coffins of various shapes and sizes in Minya Governorate. The discovery was made by a team of archaeologists led by Mostafa Waziri. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 2 fév. 20 : 16 Burial chambers containing 20 well-preserved tombs unearthed in Minya…

The sarcophagi belong to high-ranked priests, 10,000 ushabti statues found, some made of pure gold. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 jan. 20 : The uncover of 370 ancient coins at monastery of Saint Fana in Minya…

370 ancient coins were uncovered in the monastery of Saint Fana in Minya governorate. Read Full Story…

Nord Sinaï

Ahram Online du 26 avr. 20 : Ancient cave with distinguished engravings depicting scenes of animals discovered in Sinai…

An ancient cave decorated with distinguished engravings depicting scenes of animals has been discovered at Wadi Al-Zulma in North Sinai. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 26 avr. 20 : Archaeologists uncover ancient cave in North Sinai…

An archaeological mission from the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry discovered an ancient cave featuring a unique and diverse collection of carvings at Wadi al-Zulma, North Sinai, the ministry announced on Saturday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 25 avr. 20 : Egypt’s rock inscriptions documentation project uncovers ancient cave in North Sinai…

Rock inscriptions documentation project team in Sinai uncovered ancient cave inside which contained a variety of unique and sculpted scenes in the rock during its work in the Valley of Zolma in North Sinai. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 25 avr. 20 : First archaeological cave discovered in North Sinai’s Wadi El-Zolmat…

The newly discovered cave, which is located in a tributary of Wadi El-Zolmat or Valley of Darkness, holds unique and diverse groups of rock engravings. Read Full Story…

Saqqâra

Ahram Online du 3 mai 20 : New discoveries and studies from mummification workshop complex at Saqqara…

During excavation work carried out by the Egyptian-German mission of the University of Tübingen, working at Saqqara, a new burial chamber was uncovered at the bottom of a communal burial shaft 30 metres deep connected to the mummification workshop discovered along with a large tomb complex with five burial chambers in 2018. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 mai 20 : Egypt announces new discoveries, studies at the Mummification Workshop Complex at Saqqara…

During excavation work carried out by the Egyptian-German mission of the University of Tübingen, working at Saqqara, a new burial chamber was uncovered at the bottom of the communal burial shaft (30 m. deep) of the Mummification Workshop, discovered along with a large tomb complex with five burial chambers in 2018. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 avr. 20 : All you need to know about latest discoveries in Saqqara…

On April 18, the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities announced via the internet a new archaeological discovery in Saqqara Necropolis. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities announces archaeological discovery at Saqqara…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced a new archaeological discovery on April 18, for the first time via the internet. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 19 avr. 20 : Ancient burial site discovered at Saqqâra…

In a statement, the ministry said a shaft measuring 120 cm x 90 cm and 11 metres deep was found, with five still sealed stone coffins at the bottom. Also discovered in the same complex were four niches in a room containing wooden coffins and Late Period human burials. Read Full Story…

Sohag

Egypt Today du 7 jan. 20 : 5 Ptolemaic limestone blocks discovered in Sohag…

The Egyptian mission working in Sohag discovered five ancient limestone blocks of different sizes. Read Full Story…

Tombe de Néfertiti

Daily News Egypt du 23 fév. 20 : Is Nefertiti long-looked-for mysterious mummy buried next to Tut?…

Nicholas Reeves, a specialist in Egyptian history was the first to suspect that the tomb of Nefertiti is hidden behind the wall of Tut’s tomb. Read Full Story…

II - Restauration, préservation

Egypt Today du 16 avr. 20 : Faded colors of ancient Egyptian sarcophagus restored in Australia…

In the past, archaeologists used very basic tools in their attempts to unveil secrets of ancient Egypt. Now things have changed a lot, and scientists use some of the most advanced technologies to reveal ancient secrets.

Ahram Online du 20 mars 20 : Egypt allocates EGP 41 million to develop facilities along Holy Family’s path…

The Tourism Fund’s board has agreed to transfer EGP 41 million to the Ministry of Local Development to complete the development of the stops located on the Holy Family’s path in Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 9 mars 20 : Egypt begins restoring Sultana Melek Palace in Heliopolis…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has begun restoration work for the Sultana Melek palace in Heliopolis, the head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Sector Gamal Mostafa said Monday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 fév. 20 : All you need to know about Andalus Park’s restoration…

Cairo Governorate has recently announced its adoption of the Andalus Park’s development project under the supervision of the Ministry of Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 fév. 20 : Anany to inspect visual identity project at Karnak, Luxor temples…

Egyptian minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Anany visited Luxor and Karnak temples on Saturday, February 8 to check the work that are being implemented within the project of developing and raising the efficiency of tourism services in that region and the elements of the visual identity project. Read Full Story…

Arbre de la Vierge

Ahram Online du 2 jan. 20 : Egypt’s ministers of tourism, local development inspect renovation of Virgin Mary’s Tree in Matareya…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism Khaled El-Anani and Minister of Local Development Mohamed Shaarawy inspected on Thursday the renovation works at the Tree of the Virgin Mary and its surroundings in Cairo’s suburb of Matareya. Read Full Story…

Barque de Chéops

Egypt Today du 14 jan. 20 : 1160 parts extracted from Khufu’s ship…

Sakoji Yoshimura, president of the Higashi International University of Japan and head of the Restoration Project of Khufu’s ship said the work of extracting the wooden parts of the boat continues on a regular basis. Read Full Story…

Monastère Rouge

Daily News Egypt du 2 mai 20 : Sohag’s Red Monastery brings ancient history to life with magnificence…

The renowned Church of Saints Bishai and Bigol in Sohag, better known as the Red Monastery, brings together three civilizations in one mesmerising example of Egypt’s rich history. Read Full Story…

Mosquée al-Fath

Egypt Today du 5 jan. 20 : Al-Fateh Mosque restoration works cost L.E 16M…

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, Minister of Awqaf Mukhtar Goma, and Governor of Cairo Khaled Abdel-Al, visited Sunday the Royal Mosque of Al-Fateh in Abdeen, Cairo. Read Full Story…

Palais Emapin

Egypt Today du 16 mars 20 : Baron Empain Palace ready for visitors by end of March…

Baron Empain Palace will be open for visitors in a few days. In the following lines, ET shed light on all you need to know about the recently renovated historical landmark in Cairo. Read Full Story…

Palais Empain

Daily News Egypt du 11 fév. 20 : Baron Empain Palace to opens its doors within days…

Anany explained that the palace would take its visitors into a journey to the past, starting from the early stages of Baron Empain first building Heliopolis as a district of modernism and fascinating beauty. The palace is to open within the next few weeks. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 fév. 20 : Baron Palace to be inaugurated soon…

Baron Palace is one of Egypt’s most magnificent historic landmarks that was restored to its original splendor and is due to be open its doors for visitors in a couple of weeks. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 7 fév. 20 : Supreme Council of Antiquities announces ticket prices for Baron Palace…

Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities revealed on Friday the price of entry tickets for Cairo’s Baron Palace, which is set to re-open this month after undergoing an intense restoration process. Read Full Story…

Palais Sakakini

Egypt Today du 7 jan. 20 : All you need to know about renovating Sakakini Palace…

Sakakini Palace is 119 years old and was owned by Habib Pasha el-Sakakini, who died in 1923. He gifted the palace to one of his heirs who worked as the palace’s doctor. Read Full Story…

Place Tahrir

Egypt Independent du 19 mai 20 : Prime Minister, Tourism minister inspect Tahrir Square’s renovations…

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany inspected the final touches of Tahrir Square’s developmental work on Tuesday, according to an official statement. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 2 mai 20 : Four ram-headed sphinxes arrive at Tahrir Square for permanent exhibition following restoration…

Four ram-headed sphinxes were transported Friday night to their new permanent exhibition at Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo following months of restoration. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 mai 20 : Egypt’s four ram-headed sphinxes placed at Tahrir Square…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced that the four ram-headed sphinxes have been transported to Tahrir Square in central Cairo, after the completion of its restoration, lasted over the past few months. Read Full Story…

Place Tahrîr

Egypt Today du 18 fév. 20 : Ramses II obelisk installed in Tahrir Square…

The development of Tahrir Square continues, as the parts of Ramses II Obelisk are installed. The Cairo governor demanded the speedy completion of painting the buildings surrounding the historical square and developing the roads. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 fév. 20 : Foundation of Ramses II Obelisk installed in Tahrir Square…

ET reveals a number of photos of Ramses II obelisk after being installed in Tahrir Square, one of the most famous squares in Egypt and the world. Read Full Story…

Place Tahrir

Egypt Today du 8 jan. 20 : Karnak Temples’ Rams transfer process launched…

ET reveals the first photos of the transferring process of 4 of the ancient Rams from Karnak Temples in Luxor, to Tahrir Square in Cairo. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 jan. 20 : Al Khalifa condemns the transfer of the sphinxes from Karnak Temple to Tahrir square…

Chair of the Arab Regional Center for World Heritage, Shaikha Mai bint Mohammad Al Khalifa, has condemned the transfer of the four sphinxes from Luxor’s Karnak Temple will be placed in Tahrir Square. Read Full Story…

Pyramide de Djoser

Egyptian Streets du 8 mars 20 : Djoser Pyramid Re-Opens to Public After 14 Years of Renovation Work…

According to the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Egypt’s first pyramid and the first stone pyramid in the world – belonging to the dynasty 3 king Djoser – has reopened to the public following 14 years of renovation work. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 mars 20 : Independent highlights Djoser Pyramid inauguration…

The acclaimed British online publisher of news Independent highlighted the inauguration of Djoser Pyramid. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 mars 20 : Madbouly inaugurates Djoser Pyramid after 14 years of restoration…

Egypt’s prime minister Moustafa Madbouly inaugurated Djoser Pyramid after 14 years of restoration. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 5 mars 20 : Egypt’s Djoser Step Pyramid opens to visitors after 14 years of conservation works…

The serenity of the Saqqara necropolis was disturbed today as the archaeological site was buzzing with people who flocked to attend the grand opening of Djoser’s Step Pyramid, the first stone building in history and the oldest pyramid in the world. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 5 mars 20 : Egypt’s oldest pyramid reopens to the public after LE104 million restoration…

Restoration work at the Djoser Pyramid in Saqqara took 14 years to be completed and came in at a cost of LE 104 million, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said on the sidelines of the pyramid’s opening on Thursday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 25 fév. 20 : Restoration works of Pyramid of Djoser completed…

The Ministry of Antiquities has completed the restoration project of the Pyramid of Djoser and developed its surrounding area, within the framework of the ministry’s plan to preserve and develop archaeological sites and improve the services for visitors. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 1er jan. 20 : Egypt’s oldest pyramid opens in 2020 for first time…

The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri announced that the Pyramid of Djoser, one of Egypt’s oldest pyramids, is set to open in the first quarter of 2020, following the finalization of the restoration work. Read Full Story…

Synagogue Eliyahu Hanavi

Egypt Independent du 11 jan. 20 : Egypt opens Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue after LE65 million restoration…

Egypt’s Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany inaugurated the Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria on January 10, following intensive two-year restoration work in collaboration between the ministry and the Armed Forces Engineering Authority based on a protocol signed in 2017. Read Full Story…

Synagogue Eliyahu Hanavi

Egypt Today du 11 jan. 20 : Anany: Egyptian government cares about heritage of all religions…

During the inauguration of the synagogue Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Anany said that Egypt has unique cultural and civilizational diversity. Read Full Story…

Synagogue Eliyahu Hanavi

Ahram Online du 10 jan. 20 : Renovated Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue to open on Friday in Alexandria after restoration…

Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Khaled El-Anany is due to inaugurate on Friday the Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria after massive renovation was carried out under a cooperation protocol signed between the antiquities ministry and the Armed Forces Engineering Authority in 2017. Read Full Story…

Synagogue Eliyahu Hanavi

Egypt Today du 10 jan. 20 : Hawass: Jewish temples part of heritage…

On the occasion of the opening of the renovated the Jewish temple in Alexandria, Egyptian veteran archaeologist Zahi Hawass said that the Jewish temples are important part of Egypt’s rich heritage. Read Full Story…

Tanis

Egypt Today du 7 mai 20 : All you need to know about San el-Hagar development works…

Head of the Central Department for Engineering Affairs, Antiquities and Museum Projects Waad Abul Ela said the construction of the wall in San el-Hagar is underway within the development work that is taking place in the region. Read Full Story…

Temple de Dandara

Egypt Independent du 26 fév. 20 : Dendera Temple to open after restoration work…

Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani will inaugurate the Dendera Temple in Qena governorate following the completion of renovation work on Thursday. Read Full Story…

Temple de Karnak

Egypt Independent du 17 mai 20 : Renovation work at Karnak Temple continues for 29 ram statues…

Workers at the Karnak Temple Complex have continued to renovate the 29 ram statues present at the temple’s first edifice, following the transfer of four statues to Cairo’s Tahrir Square, correcting the damage endured by the statues since the 1970s, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziry announced. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 mai 20 : Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities launches restoration project of Amun-Ra Temple Ram statues…

The Supreme Council of Antiquities launched the largest restoration project in 50 years. It is the restoration of the ram statues behind the first edifice of the Temple of Amun-Ra at Luxor’s Karnak temples. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 mai 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities starts renovating ram-headed sphinxes in Luxor…

The Supreme Council of Antiquities started on Friday, May 8 renovating a group of ram-headed sphinxes at Amun-Ra Temple at Karnak Temple Complex in Luxor. Read Full Story…

III - Musées

Egypt Today du 18 mai 20 : All you need to know about Egyptian Museums in Int. Museum Day…

Archaeologists celebrate the International Museum Day every year on May 18. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 17 fév. 20 : Golden Egyptian mummies go on display at Buffalo Museum of Science…

A collection of ancient Egyptian mummies and associated artifacts, dating to the Greco-Roman era (300 BC-200 AD), are currently on display at the Buffalo Museum of Science in the US from February 8 until June 21 at the “Golden Mummies of Egypt” exhibition. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 fév. 20 : Buffalo Museum of Science exhibits ancient Egyptian artifacts…

The Buffalo Museum of Science in America dedicated a dimmed room to display ancient Egyptian mummies alongside their unique coffins and gold-plated bandages. Read Full Story…

GEM

Egypt Today du 27 mai 20 : Grand Egyptian Museum receives 1006 pieces of Khufu’s second ship…

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working on completing archaeological projects, while taking all the necessary precautions to battle the virus. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 19 mai 20 : Grand Museum receives 346 artefacts from Old, Middle Kingdoms…

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) has received a collection of 346 artefacts from the Old and Middle Kingdoms, including 10 statues of King Senusret I. The artefacts had been housed in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 mai 20 : Grand Egyptian Museum receives 346 artefacts including 10 statues of King Senusret I…

The Grand Egyptian Museum received a collection of 346 artefacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square, the most important of which are the ten statues of King Senusret I. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 mai 20 : The Grand Egyptian Museum receives 42 pieces of Khufu’s second ship…

The Grand Egyptian Museum received 42 wooden pieces from the second Khufu ship, after extracting it from its pit near the pyramid of Khufu at the ancient pyramids of Giza. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 28 avr. 20 : World awaits opening of Grand Egyptian Museum…

Under the title "You will not have to wait to see King Tut in the Grand Egyptian Museum", the American magazine Forbes shed light on the virtual tours organized by Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 13 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities minister visits GEM to follow up on its latest developments…

Egyptian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani visited the Grand Egyptian Museum in Al-Remaya Square on April 13. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 mars 20 : 36 heavy artifacts placed at GEM’s Great Staircase…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has finished placing 36 heavy artifacts on the Great Staircase of the Grand Egyptian Museum, after equipping and fixing the bases of all the heavy statues. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 mars 20 : Despite bad weather, work resumes in GEM…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working on preparing, packaging and transporting artifacts from several locations to the Grand Egyptian Museum, which is scheduled to be inaugurated at the last quarter of 2020. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 fév. 20 : 22 heavy artifacts placed on GEM’s grand staircase…

Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism placed 22 heavy artefacts on the grand staircase of the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 27 fév. 20 : Opening of Grand Egyptian Museum will be biggest ceremony in Egypt’s history: Minister…

Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities and Tourism Khaled al-Anani announced that the opening of the much-awaited Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will see a one of a kind ceremony, set to be the biggest ever held in Egypt’s history. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 fév. 20 : 1k GEM employees trained to combat fires, hazardous situations…

Due to the heavy rains in Cairo this week, rumors went viral on social media that the Grand Egyptian Museum was flooded with rain water. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 fév. 20 : Latest developments of Grand Egyptian Museum…

The Grand Egyptian Museum is one of the most important cultural projects that the entire world is highly anticipating. The speedy completion of the museum’s construction and archaeological works comes among the priorities of the Egyptian state. Read Full Story…

Grand Musée Égyptien

Egypt Independent du 19 jan. 20 : GEM receives 356 artifacts, including 57 treasures of King Tutankhamun…

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) on Saturday received 356 artifacts from Tahrir’s Egyptian Museum, including 57 artifacts from the treasures of King Tutankhamun – with 11 artifacts to be displayed on the grand staircase – said the supervisor of the GEM project Atef Moftah. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 jan. 20 : GEM receives 356 artifacts from Tut, Ramses II, Thutmose III, Ptah treasures…

The general supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum Atef Moftah announced that the museum has received a collection of 356 artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, among which 57 artifacts from the treasures of the Golden King Tutankhamun and 11 pieces will be displayed on the grand staircase. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 13 jan. 20 : Former ministers, Bibliotheca Alexandrina director visit Grand Egyptian Museum…

Upon the invitation of Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Enany, former minister of culture Farouk Hosny, former minister of antiquities Zahi Hawass and director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Mostafa El-Fiqi visited the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) today. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 13 jan. 20 : GEM will be Sisi’s ’gift to humanity’: ex min. Farouk Hosny…

Artist and previous Minister of Culture Farouk Hosny went on an inspection tour in the Grand Egyptian Museum, which is set to be officially inaugurated in the last quarter of 2020. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 jan. 20 : GEM restoration labs complete work on 47K artifacts…

A few months separate us from the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum, an event that the entire world is anticipating. A total of 50,000 unique artifacts will be displayed in the museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 jan. 20 : 90 percent of GEM work is finished…

Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced that about more than 90 percent of the Grand Egyptian Museum work was finalized. GEM is expected to be inaugurated in the last quarter of 2020. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 1er jan. 20 : Tourism and Antiquities Minister reveals Grand Egyptian Museum’s ticket prices…

The Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anany revealed the ticket prices for the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), set to kick off by the end of 2020, while also discussing several of the services in the archaeological museum – expected to be one of the largest in the world. Read Full Story…

Musée archéologique de Sohag

Egypt Today du 15 avr. 20 : A sneak peek inside Sohag National Museum…

Sohag National Museum houses numerous distinguished antiquities. The museum had been under construction for about 25 years, and it launched in 2018. Read Full Story…

Musée Atonien

Daily News Egypt du 3 fév. 20 : Al-Atony Museum in Minya to open year-end; showcasing King Akhenaten collection…

3,000-6,000 relics, mostly discovered in Minya, will be on display, says ministerial official. Read Full Story…

Musée d'Art islamique

Ahram Online du 27 avr. 20 : Egypt launches online guided tour exploring Islamic art…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is launching on Monday a new guided video tour to explore Islamic art in Egypt. Read Full Story…

Musée d'Hurghada

Egyptian Streets du 1er mars 20 : Hurghada Museum Opens to Public With Impressive Collection…

After a much-anticipated wait, Hurghada’s very first museum, deemed the first space to exhibit antiquities on the Red sea coast, has been inaugurated on Saturday. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 29 fév. 20 : Egypt’s Hurghada Museum opens…

The Hurghada Museum was officially inaugurated by PM Mostafa Madbouly and Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Enany on Saturday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 fév. 20 : Madbouly to inaugurate Hurghada Museum on Feb.29…

Egypt’s prime minister Moustafa Madbouly will inaugurate Hurghada Museum on February 29. Read Full Story…

Musée de la capitale administrative

Egypt Today du 14 mai 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. discusses latest developments of New Administrative Capital museum…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, convened at the ministry’s headquarters in Zamalek with Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Musée de Mallawi

Egypt Today du 7 jan. 20 : Ancient statue damaged by MB restored, exhibited in Malawi Museum…

Malawi Museum announced the result of the voting on the artifact of the month. Four artifacts were competing on the museum’s official pages on social media. Read Full Story…

Musée de Sharm al-Shaykh

Egypt Today du 18 mars 20 : Sharm El-Sheikh museum receives 300 artifacts…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities continues to transfer artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the Sharm El-Sheikh Museum, scheduled to officially open during the upcoming Sinai Liberation celebrations on April 25. Read Full Story…

Musée Égyptien

Egypt Today du 22 mai 20 : UNESCO chooses Egyptian Museum in Tahrir as the most influential museum in Africa…

UNESCO chooses Egyptian Museum in Tahrir as the most influential museum in Africa because the official Twitter account of the Egyptian Museum claimed the second rank as the most influential Twitter official account for an African museum. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 10 mai 20 : Egyptian Museum to re-open visitors under strict anti-coronavirus measures…

Sabah Abdel Razek, Director of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square, has revealed the museum will reopen to visitors after considering how to apply precautionary measures against the coronavirus (COVID-19). Read Full Story…

NMEC

Egypt Today du 17 mai 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. follows up on NMEC in preparation for its opening…

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani visited the various halls of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 avr. 20 : Egypt’s minister of Tourism & Antiquities visits National Museum of Egyptian Civilization…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anany visited the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat to check on the latest developments of the museum and its work plan during the current period in light of the preventive measures taken by the government to combat the novel coronavirus. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 jan. 20 : Preparations for transfer of 22 royal mummies finalized…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing to transfer the royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 jan. 20 : Min. to transfer 22 mummies, 17 royal coffins to Fustat Museum…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing to transfer mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat. Read Full Story…

IV - Expositions archéologiques

Egypt Today du 4 mai 20 : Egypt’s Council of Antiquities secretary general, Czech ambassador discuss launching Egyptian Antiquities exhibition in Prague…

Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri, and Czech Ambassador to Cairo Jan Folik met on April 4 to discuss the possibility of setting up an exhibition of Egyptian antiquities at the National Museum in Prague, Czech Republic. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 avr. 20 : Empress Eugenie’s holdings exhibited at Egypt’s Suez Canal Museum…

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, in coordination with the Ministry of Awqaf (Endowments) and the Suez Canal Authority transferred a collection of artifacts from the possessions of Empress Eugenie to the Suez Canal Authority Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 fév. 20 : Archaeological replicas exhibition to be inaugurated in Venice on Feb.14…

The ministry will inaugurate a temporary exhibition of replicas for a number of relics in Venice on February 14. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 20 jan. 20 : The Golden Pharaoh: Boston awaits King Tut exhibition…

The American city of Boston is set to host the “King Tut: The Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” exhibition this summer for the first time in over 50 years, with the exhibition set to feature a number of treasures belonging to the ancient Egyptian king. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 jan. 20 : Min. of Tourism & Antiquities participate in “Salon De Plongée” diving exhibition in Paris…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities participated in the international exhibition of diving “Salon De Plongée”, which was held in the French capital, Paris. Read Full Story…

Egyptian Streets du 16 jan. 20 : Come June, King Tut Treasures To Be Exhibited in Boston…

Some 150 objects from the iconic collection of King Tutankhamen’s treasures will be exhibited in Boston as of June 13. Read Full Story…

Musée d'Art islamique

Egypt Today du 28 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Min.of Tourism & Antiquities organizes a tour for a wooden door dating back to Muhammad Ali Dynasty…

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities organized a guided tour for a wooden door dating back to Muhammad Ali Dynasty (13th century AH / 19th century AD). Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 28 avr. 20 : Egypt launches guided virtual tour of Ottoman-era masterpiece door…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has launched a new guided virtual tour taking viewers inside the Museum of Islamic Art to experience a breathtaking wooden door gilded with silver, dating all the way back to the era of Muhammed Ali. Read Full Story…

V - Thèmes généraux

Egypt Today du 4 mai 20 : Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities to present lecture entitled ’Virtual Museums’…

On May 6, the Central Department for Scientific Affairs, Graphics and Training of the Supreme Council of Antiquities will present a new lecture entitled "Virtual Museums" set to be broadcast live on Facebook. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 1er avr. 20 : Achievements of Antiquities’ Sector in 2018/2019…

The government report submitted by Planning Minister Hala el-Saeed to the House of Representatives confirmed the completion of 6,265 projects in various sectors at a cost of about L.E 466 billion. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 21 mars 20 : Egypt closes museums and tourist sites, thousands of tourists fly back…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on Saturday announced that all museums and archaeological sites in Egypt will be closed from March 23 until March 31. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 mars 20 : Anani embarks on inspection tour to historical landmarks…

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani embarked on an inspection tour in the Pyramids of Giza antiquities region. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 11 mars 20 : Ministers inspect student artwork along royal mummy procession route…

As part of preparations for a transfer of royal mummies between museums, the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anani, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, and the President of Helwan University Maged Negm inspected artwork by Helwan University students along the roads where the royal mummies will be transported. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 mars 20 : Tourists flocks onto different archaeological sites in Luxor…

Tourist activities are proceeding normally in Luxor on Monday, as thousands of visitors have flocked onto its different archaeological sites such as Luxor and Karnak Temples, Valleys of the Kings and Queens on Luxor’s West Bank as well as its museums. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 fév. 20 : Antiquities min. studies opening Qubbet el-Hawa for visits…

One of the most important tourist attractions in Aswan is Jebel Abul Hawa area on the west bank of the Nile. The height of that mountain is about 130 meters. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 fév. 20 : 13 countries celebrate sun illuminating Ramses II face…

Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem said that celebrations of the solar phenomenon illuminating the face of Ramses II this year are very special. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 fév. 20 : Hawass: Tutankhamun Opera will be displayed in GEM’s opening ceremony…

Acclaimed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass gave a lecture in Nessour Cultural salon. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 fév. 20 : AUC publishes “Living Forever” for Abdel Bassir…

The Publishing Department in the American University in Cairo has recently published a book titled: “Living Forever .. Self-Presentation in Ancient Egypt”. The book is published in the English language and is written by Hassan Abdul Bassir. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 fév. 20 : Ministry of Antiquities prepares for solar illumination of King Ramses II…

Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism started preparing for the celebrations of the marvelous phenomenon of the solar illumination of King Ramses II which will take place on February 22. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 fév. 20 : Spain takes protection measures for Temple of Debod after Hawass visits Madrid…

The Spanish minister of tourism said, “If the Egyptian Temple of Debod is damaged by rain, and retrieved back to Egypt by Zahi Hawass, it will be disastrous for the tourism in Madrid.” Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 10 fév. 20 : Parliament approves law amendments punishing obscene acts in Egypt’s archaeological sites…

Egypt’s House of Representatives approved amendments in its plenary session on Monday to two articles of the Antiquities Protection Law No. 117 of 1983 regarding sneaking into archaeological sites and committing inappropriate acts, a statement by the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry said. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 fév. 20 : Hawass promotes Egyptian tourism in Spain…

Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass spoke about Cleopatra, Tutankhamun and Akhenaten during a lecture on Egyptian tourism in Madrid. Read Full Story…

Abu Simbil

Daily News Egypt du 22 fév. 20 : Sun illuminates face of Ramses II as Aswan’s tourism season peaks…

The sun illuminated on Saturday at the face of Ramses II statue in Aswan, announcing the start of the cultivation season according to ancient Egyptians’ beliefs. The phenomenon, that takes place only twice a year, marks the peak of tourism season in Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel. Read Full Story…

Coopération

Daily News Egypt du 22 fév. 20 : Egypt discusses cooperation with Greece to promote antiquities’ replicas…

Anany’s initiative comes amid Egypt’s establishment of the first antiquities replicas factory aiming to preserve the country’s cultural heritage. Read Full Story…

Covid-19

Egypt Today du 28 mai 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities plan after archaeological sites re-open…

Since the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has closed all open archaeological sites, as a means to combat the epidemic. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 mai 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities prepares touristic sites in Aswan, Nubia for visits once COVID-19 pandemic is over…

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus highly affected the movement of tourism all over the world, mainly due to the cessation of the aviation movement and the prevention of gatherings as precautionary measures against the COVID-19 pandemic. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 avr. 20 : Sterilization works carried out in Alexandria, North Coast Archeological Zones…

The Authority of the Alexandria Archeological Zone and the North Coast sanitized a number of archaeological sites affiliated to the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities complete 2nd, 3rd sterilization stages of museums, archaeological sites…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the second and third stages of disinfection of some archaeological sites and museums across the country. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism sterilizes several Islamic, Coptic, Jewish Egyptian archaeological sites…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the sterilization of a number of Islamic, Coptic and Jewish archaeological sites in various parts of Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 avr. 20 : Egypt sends reassurance message to all the world’s nations…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani was keen to send a message to the Egyptian people and people from all around the world, calling them to stay home, to protect their health and the health and safety of their families and loved ones. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 25 mars 20 : Min.: launches sterilization process in pyramids’ antiquities region…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities began the sterilization of the Pyramids’ region, to prevent the spread of the emerging coronavirus (covid-19). Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 25 mars 20 : Egypt sterilizes Giza Pyramids site in bid to fight spread of coronavirus…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities started on Wednesday the process for sterilizing and disinfecting the Giza Pyramids archeological site to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 mars 20 : GEM imposes daily strict safety measures on workers…

General supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project and the surrounding area Atef Moftah said the museum’s health safety measures to fight the new coronavirus are implemented with great thoroughness. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 mars 20 : Due to COVID-19, unveiling restored Ramses II statue prone to postponement…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working on completing the assembly and restoration of Ramses II statue, located on the west side of the first courtyard of the Luxor Temple. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 mars 20 : Egypt’s archaeological sites, museums, temples to be closed for sterilization on Mar.23-31…

Secretary General of the supreme council of antiquities Mostafa Waziri announced that all Luxor’s archaeological sites will be closed from March 23 to March 31 to be sterilized to combat coronavirus. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 mars 20 : Tutankhamun’s message: ’The sun always shines after the storm’…

Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities posted a photo on its official Facebook page that contains a message from the golden king Tutankhamun’s, supporting people from all around the world who are facing coronavirus and advising them to stay home. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 mars 20 : Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launches awareness campaign to combat coronavirus…

An awareness campaign to protect the employees in the tourism sector, Egyptian and foreign visitors to museums and archeological sites all over the country, has been launched by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in coordination with the Ministry of Health and Population. Read Full Story…

Divers

Ahram Online du 1er fév. 20 : 40 foreign ambassadors visit Abdeen Palace in Downtown Cairo…

Ambassadors of 40 countries visited Saturday Abdeen Palace in Cairo at the invitation of Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled El-Anani. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 21 jan. 20 : Antiquities’ replicas to be sold at Cairo Int’l Airport by end of January…

Executive Director of the Archaeological Models Production Unit at the Ministry of Antiquities Amr El-Teiby stated that the batch is to be offered based on a protocol signed by the Ministries of Antiquities and Tourism, and Aviation. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 jan. 20 : Archaeological reproductions to be sold in Egyptian airports…

Executive Director of the Archeological Models Production Unit at the Ministry of Antiquities Amro el-Teiby said the first batch of archaeological clones, which will be displayed in the duty-free shop at Cairo Airport, will be delivered within 10 days. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 jan. 20 : Ashmawy: Ramsees II statue is a reproduced one…

The ministry of antiquities replied to the uproar made on social networks regarding the neglect that the statue of King Ramses II was said to have been subjected to. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 15 jan. 20 : BBC names Egypt as best tourism destination for 2020…

BBC Travel chose Egypt as the best place to visit this year, especially with the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM). Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 jan. 20 : ERFCS to publish Hussain Abdel Bassir’s book…

The Egyptian Russian Foundation for Culture and Science will issue a book titled “Secrets of Archeology: Tutankhamun, Pyramids and Mummies" for Hussain Abdel Bassir. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 6 jan. 20 : Tourists flock to Egypt’s Hatshepsut Temple to catch glimpse of rare astronomical phenomenon…

Tourists in Egypt flocked to Queen Hatshepsut Temple on Monday to witness the sun fall perpendicular on the holy shrines of the ancient monument, a unique astronomical phenomenon marking the ancient Egyptian festival of the Goddess Hathor. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 5 jan. 20 : Madbouli chairs ministerial committee for tourism, antiquities…

Egypt’s Prime Minister formed a ministerial committee for tourism and antiquities. The committee will implement a number of tasks, including maximising the two sectors` revenues and developing security systems for archaeological sites and museums. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 2 jan. 20 : Ticket prices at historical sites, museums cut by 50% during summer for foreign visitors in Upper Egypt…

The Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities has reduced ticket prices by 50 percent for foreign tourists visiting historical sites and museums in Upper Egypt’s Qena, Luxor, and Aswan governorates during the summer. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 2 jan. 20 : Cambridge urges students to visit 2,000-year-old mummy of Egypt’s first female professor…

Girton College of the University of Cambridge is urging students and tourists to pay a visit to the university’s “Lawrence Room” museum, which houses a 2,000-year-old mummy of an ancient Egyptian professor named Hermione, lamenting the lack of public interest in what one historian calls a “unique” relic of notable historical value, according to the BBC. Read Full Story…

Pillage archéologique

Daily News Egypt du 4 mars 20 : Egypt thwarts attempt to smuggle artefacts in 16 parcels…

Egypt foiled on Monday an attempt to smuggle artefacts in 16 parcels at Egypt’s ports, according to the Egyptian Tourism and Antiquities Ministry. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 4 mars 20 : Authorities foil attempt to smuggle Egyptian artifacts among replicas…

Customs authorities working with the central administration of ports and archaeological units have successfully thwarted an attempt to smuggle out genuine artifacts from Egypt among replicas in 16 packages. Read Full Story…

Polémique

Egypt Independent du 27 avr. 20 : Zahi Hawass refutes former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa’s Prophet Idris theory…

Egyptologist and former Antiquities Minister Zahi Hawass criticized a statement by Egypt’s former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa claiming that Prophet Idris taught the ancient Egyptians how to build the pyramids and that the sphinx was made to honor him. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 avr. 20 : Hawass presents evidence that Prophet Idriss is not Osiris…

Archaeologist Zahi Hawass said there is no reason for Sheikh Ali Gomaa, the former Grand Mufti of Egypt, to talk about archaeology. Read Full Story…

Restitutions archéologiques

Egypt Independent du 5 jan. 20 : Governor of UAE’s Sharjah returns 425 ancient artifacts to Egypt…

The Governor of UAE’s Sharjah Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed al-Qassimi on Saturday returned to Egypt 425 ancient Egyptian artifacts, as a gesture of appreciation to Egypt’s actively educational role in the Arab world, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 jan. 20 : Al-Sharjah ruler returns 425 rare artifacts to Egypt…

ET reveals details of the artifacts returned by Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to Egypt.The artifacts totaled up to 425 rare Egyptian artifacts from several eras. Read Full Story…

Sphinx

Egypt Today du 23 mars 20 : Hawass: Sun setting on Sphinx’s shoulder proves superiority of ancient Egyptians…

On March 22, the Pyramids’ archeological region witnessed a distinct astronomical phenomenon, as the sun set on the right shoulder of the Sphinx. Read Full Story…

Visite virtuelle

Egypt Today du 30 mai 20 : Egyptian embassy in Canada promotes cultural touristic destinations in Egypt…

The Egyptian embassy in Canada is promoting cultural touristic destinations in Egypt through inviting all Canadians to watch, during their confinement, virtual tours for a collection of museums and archaeological sites in Egypt launched by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, on its social media platforms. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 29 mai 20 : Egyptian Embassy in Canada invited Canadians to a virtual 3D journey across Egypt…

The Egyptian embassy in Canada has invited Canadians to enjoy a 3D virtual journey across Egypt from Aswan to Alexandria, exploring the country’s historic sites. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 mai 20 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities organizes a virtual tour for Tutankhamun’ s hall…

Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and Virtual Mid East organised a virtual tour for Tutankhamun’ s hall at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir on May 28. The tour explored the treasured collection of the young king. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 28 mai 20 : Tutankhamun’s treasures exhibited in virtual tour…

The treasury hall of King Tutankhamun at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir is the new virtual tour launched today by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities social Media platforms. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 mai 20 : Egypt celebrates International Museum Day with exclusive tour at Gayer-Anderson Museum…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities will organise an exclusive tour at the historic Gayer-Anderson Museum (Beit Al-Kriteleyh) in celebration of the International Museum Day held annually on May 18.

Egypt Today du 12 mai 20 : Enjoy a guided video tour for the first key of the holy Ka’aba…

Enjoy a guided video tour for the first Key of the holy Ka’aba, made of copper inlaid with silver. This video tour is brought to you by Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 11 mai 20 : Tourism and Antiquities Ministry takes viewers through Ancient Egypt’s forgotten past…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities will on 13 May launch a series of guided videos entitled “Forgotten Tales” on the heritage and history of Ancient Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 mai 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities presents ’Forgotten Tales’…

Under the title "Forgotten Tales", the Central Administration for Scientific Affairs, Graphics and Training at the Ministry of Antiquities will launch on May 13 a series of filmed content on ancient Egyptian history on Facebook. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 mai 20 : Enjoy the virtual tour for Al-Fath Royal Mosque in Abdeen…

Enjoy the virtual tour for one of the most notable architectural projects dating to the nineteenth century, Al-Fath Royal Mosque in Abdeen (1041 AH/1631 AD). Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 6 mai 20 : Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry launches online series on underwater antiquities…

Head of the Central Department of Underwater Antiquities Ehab Fahmy announced the launch of a series titled “Antiquities and Information,” designed to increase archaeological awareness and acquaint both Egyptians and foreigners with Egypt’s underwater cultural heritage, especially in Alexandria. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 mai 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities organizes a virtual tour in Muhammad Ali Mosque…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organised a very special virtual tour in the famous Muhammad Ali Mosque, standing proudly on the highest point inside the Citadel of Saladin’s courtyard. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 mai 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities will launch its first video about the history of cooking in Egypt…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities will launch in May 2 its first video about the history of cooking in Egypt to indulge in a taste that dates back thousands of years. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 1er mai 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities launches a video tour for wooden panels dating back to Fatimid Period…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched on April 30 a new guided video tour for a set of wooden panels decorated with engraved with human, animal, and floral figures. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities launched a new virtual tour for the Funerary Complex of King Unas…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched a new virtual tour for the Funerary Complex of King Unas on April 23. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 23 avr. 20 : Egypt’s tourism and antiquities ministry to launch new virtual tour of Funerary Complex of King Unas…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities will launch tonight at 8:00 pm a new virtual tour of the Funerary Complex of King Unas. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities to launch a new virtual tour for Djoser Pyramid on Apr.22…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is to launch a new virtual tour for the Step Pyramid Complex of Djoser on April 22 at 8 pm. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 22 avr. 20 : Egypt’s antiquities ministry to launch virtual tour of Step Pyramid Complex of Djoser on Wednesday…

Egypt’s tourism and antiquities ministry is launching on Wednesday night a new virtual tour of the Step Pyramid Complex of Djoser. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 22 avr. 20 : Egypt to broadcast virtual tour of Djoser Pyramid on Wednesday…

Egypt’s Tourism and Antiquities Ministry is set to launch a virtual tour of the Djoser Step Pyramid on Wednesday evening, the ministry announced in a statement. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities organises virtual tour in Coptic Museum…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organised a virtual tour in the Coptic Museum on April 19, to watch the Icon of the Holy Family’s flight into Egypt and the lintel depicting Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem, among the unique collection of the museum. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 21 avr. 20 : Egyptian antiquities ministry launches virtual tour of Tomb of Niankhkhnum and Khnumhotep in Saqqâra…

The Tomb of Niankhkhnum and Khnumhotep in Saqqâra is Tuesday’s virtual tour on the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ website and social media platforms. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 avr. 20 : Egypt’s min. of agriculture, tourism & antiquities launch virtual tour at Zoological Museum…

In cooperation with Egypt’s Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is launching a virtual visit to the Zoological Museum located in the Giza Zoo. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 avr. 20 : UNESCO praises Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities e-initiative #ExploreEgyptFromHome…

The United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization "UNESCO" called on the people of the world to discover the wonderful Egyptian civilization through the e-initiative launched by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities early April, entitled “Explore Egypt From Home”. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Min.of Tourism & Antiquities organizes a guided video tour for the Triad of Menkaure…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organized a guided video tour for the Triad of Menkaure. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 18 avr. 20 : Egypt launches virtual tour of Wahti Tomb…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on Saturday launched a virtual tour of the Tomb of Wahti in Saqqara on its official website and social media accounts (Facebook , Instagram, Twitter and Experience Egypt). Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities organizes a guided video tours for Vase in the Shape of a Trussed Goose…

Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organised a guided video tours for vase in the shape of a Trussed Goose on April 16. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 17 avr. 20 : Explore Egypt’s most unique collection of artifacts through virtual tours…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has released another episode in its series of virtual and guided video tours of a wide array of museums and archaeological sites around Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 avr. 20 : Enjoy guided video tours for the Grand Egyptian Museum…

This Tour is made by the Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities in cooperation with the Ministry of State for Information. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 15 avr. 20 : Egypt invites world to virtual tour of the Tomb of Ramses VI…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has launched a virtual tour of the Tomb of Ramses VI (KV9) on its official website, social media accounts (Facebook , Instagram, Twitter and Experience Egypt). Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 13 avr. 20 : Enjoy the virtual tour for The Tomb of Ramses VI in 3D…

This Tour is made by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities in cooperation with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 avr. 20 : Enjoy the virtual tour for Kom al-Shuqafa catacombs in Alexandria in 3D…

The Kom al-Shuqafa catacombs in Alexandria are among the most striking, beautiful, and best-preserved monuments from Egypt’s Roman Period (30 BC–AD 395). Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism and Antiquities organizes its second guided video tour about 1st backpack in history…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organized its second guided video tour at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir on April 10. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism and Antiquities organizes its first guided video tour at the Egyptian Museum…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organised its first guided video tour at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir on April 9. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 10 avr. 20 : Experience virtual tours at the Egyptian Museum displaying 20 unique artifacts…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has released the second in a series of virtual and guided video tours of a wide array of museums and archaeological sites around Egypt. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 9 avr. 20 : Egypt to launch online guided video tours of museums…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is launching in the weekend a series of online, guided video tours of museums in Egypt on its official website and social media pages under the slogan “Experience Egypt from Home. Stay Home. Stay Safe." Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min. launches new virtual tour inside Beni Hassan cemetery…

In the evening of April 8, the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is launching a new virtual tour inside the ancient cemetery site of Beni Hassan on its official social media platforms. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 8 avr. 20 : Ben Ezra synagogue is today’s virtual tour by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities…

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is giving an online tour of the Ben Ezra synagogue in Old Cairo. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 8 avr. 20 : Egypt’s tourism ministry launches virtual tour of Beni Hassan Necropaolis in Minya…

Beni Hassan is the modern name of an ancient Egyptian site, located around 20 kilometres south of Minya. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min. resumes virtual tours of archaeological sites…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has recently launched an initiative allowing people from all over the world to visit the various archaeological sites across the country. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 avr. 20 : Egypt organises 4th virtual tour for Sultan Barquq area in Al-Muiz Street on Apr. 6…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organised its fourth virtual tour of the distinguished Mosque, Madrassa (School) and Khanqa of Sultan Barquq in Al-Muiz Street. The tour is set to take place on April 6. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 6 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launching fourth virtual tour on Monday…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities will launch this evening its fourth virtual ‘Experience Egypt’ tour on its official website and social media platforms. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 6 avr. 20 : Egypt to launch virtual tour of Old Cairo mosque complex…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities will launch a virtual tour on Monday through its official website of the Mosque-Madrassa-Khanqah of Az-Zaher Barquq complex on al-Moez Street in Old Cairo. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 avr. 20 : Egypt organises 3rd virtual tour for the Red Monastery in Sohag on April 5…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organised the third virtual tour for the distinguished Coptic monument, the Red Monastery, in Sohag. The tour is set to take place on April 5 at 7 p.m. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 avr. 20 : Hawass: New antiquities’ website is Egypt’s gift to the world…

Renowned Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass praised the website launched by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities through which users can visit the ancient tombs from home. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 5 avr. 20 : Red Monastery in Sohag is today’s tourism and antiquities ministry virtual tour…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is launching tonight at 7pm its third virtual tour of a distinguished Coptic monument, the Red Monastery in Sohag. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 avr. 20 : Egypt organizes a virtual visit to the tomb of King Khufu’s granddaughter…

Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities will launch on April 4, at 7:00 pm its second virtual tour within the initiative the ministry launched yesterday in collaboration with its partners from scientific and archaeological institutions. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 4 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launching second virtual tour on Saturday…

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is launching tonight at 7 pm its second virtual tour to enable people worldwide to experience the country’s ancient civilisation during their home confinement amid the coronavirus quarantines. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 avr. 20 : Egypt organizes virtual visits to unique archaeological sites…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, in cooperation with its partners from scientific and archaeological institutes launches a service to visit some of the archaeological sites through the official pages of the Ministry on the Internet and social media by publishing a number of virtual visits to them or an explanation of some museums provided by a number of Egyptian tour guides. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 3 avr. 20 : Egypt launches virtual tours of archaeological sites, museums…

The Egyptian tourism and antiquities ministry is launching virtual tours of some the country’s most famed museums and archaeological sites to allow visitors to view the country’s ancient heritage from home. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 3 avr. 20 : Embark on virtual journey through the ancient Egyptian civilization when stuck at home…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is teaming up with its partners from scientific and archaeological institutes in an effort to offer a series of virtual and guided video tours of a wide array of museums and archaeological sites around Egypt. Read Full Story…

World Heritage Day

Egypt Today du 19 avr. 20 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities lit Giza Pyramids, celebrating World Heritage Day…

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Within the celebrations of the World Heritage Day, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities lit the Pyramids of Giza with the slogans launched by International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS ) which are Shared Cultures, Shared Heritage, Shared Responsibility. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 avr. 20 : In celebration of World Heritage Day, Tourism Min. launches drawing competition for kids…

In celebration of World Heritage Day, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched a drawing competition for children aged 6-12. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 avr. 20 : In celebration of World Heritage Day, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities organizes a tour inside Wahti tomb…

In celebration of UNESCO’s World Heritage Day, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Dr. Khaled El-Enany takes us into a tour inside the awe-inspiring tomb of Wahti in Saqqara. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 18 avr. 20 : Egypt celebrates World Heritage Day online owing to coronavirus…

The International Day for Monuments and Sites, also known as the World Heritage Day, is an international observance held on 18 April each year around the world with different activities, including visits to monuments and heritage sites, conferences, roundtables and newspaper articles. Read Full Story…