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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…