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Revue de presse égyptienne

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

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Revue mise à jour le 31 décembre 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 30 déc. 21 : Foreign site sheds light on a study that reveals the secrets of Amenhotep I…

The 3,500-year-old mummy of Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep I has remained virtually unexamined since its discovery in Luxor in 1881. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 28 déc. 21 : Digital unwrapping of King Amenhotep I reveals facial features, mummification process…

The first-ever digital unwrapping of a mummy, which was conducted on ancient Egyptian King Amenhotep I, has revealed for the first time the king’s facial features as well as details related to his mummification process and reburial. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 28 déc. 21 : Secrets of the mummy of King Amenhotep I revealed with CT scans for first time…

The secrets of the mummy of King Amenhotep I remained hidden under the scrolls and the funeral face mask until it was recently revealed in the scientific study published on December 28, 2021 in the Frontiers in Medicine journal by the famous Egyptologist and former Minister of Antiquities Zahi Hawass, and Professor of Radiology at the Faculty of Medicine at Cairo University Sahar Selim. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 28 déc. 21 : Secrets of King Amenhotep I’s mummy revealed with CT scan for the 1st time…

The secrets of the mummy of King Amenhotep I remained hidden under the scrolls and the funeral face mask until they were recently revealed in the scientific study published on December 28, 2021 in the Frontiers Journal of Medicine by Zahi Hawass, the famous Egyptologist and former Minister of Antiquities, and Sahar Selim, professor of radiology at the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 déc. 21 : 50,000-year-old jewelry discovered in eastern & southern Africa…

Researchers have discovered an ornament with nearly identical shapes made from the shells of ostrich eggs in eastern and southern Africa dating back more than 50,000 years. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 16 déc. 21 : Joint Egyptian-German archaeological mission discovers 13,000 ostraca dating back to different eras…

The joint Egyptian-German archaeological mission discovered a more than 13,000 ostraca dating back to the Ptolemaic era, the beginning of the Roman era, the Coptic era and the Islamic era, during excavations in the archaeological area of Sheikh Hamad near the Temple of Atribes, west of Sohag Governorate, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said in a statement. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 déc. 21 : Over 13,000 Ostraca from Ptolemaic, Greek, Coptic & Islamic eras discovered in Sohag’s Sheikh Hamad…

The joint Egyptian-German archaeological mission discovered more than 13,000 ostraca dating back to the Ptolemaic era, the beginning of the Roman era, the Coptic era and the Islamic era, during excavations in the archaeological area of Sheikh Hamad near the Temple of Atribes, west of Sohag Governorate. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 déc. 21 : British study: Ancient Egyptians used barley drinks different from those used nowadays…

A new British study found that the ancient Egyptian elites drank barley drink in a thick form similar to porridge about 5800 years ago. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 6 déc. 21 : Spanish archaeological mission discovers tombs dating back to the Sawy Period…

A Spanish archaeological mission working in the Bahnasa Archaeological Area of Minya Governorate, Upper Egypt, discovered two adjacent tombs dating back to the Saite period, the Twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 5 déc. 21 : Human remains with golden tongues unearthed in archaeological site in southern Egypt…

Archaeologists have unearthed two Saite tombs with human remains with golden tongues at El-Bahnasa archaeological site in the Upper Egypt governorate of Minya, the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry said on Sunday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 déc. 21 : Archaeologists uncover 200,000-year-old remains of human ancestors in Siberia…

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of three Denisovans and a Neanderthal dating back 200,000 years in a Siberian cave. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 déc. 21 : Discovery of two adjacent tombs dating back to El-Sawy era in Al-Bahnasa archaeological area in Minya…

The Spanish archaeological mission, working in Al-Bahnasa archaeological area in Minya Governorate and affiliated with the University of Barcelona, has discovered two adjacent tombs dating back to El-Sawy period. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 3 déc. 21 : Gold jewelry from Queen Nefertiti era found in tombs in Cyprus…

Stunning gold jewelry, made under Queen Nefertiti’s reign, has been discovered inside two Bronze Age tombs hidden for 3,000 years in Cyprus, The Daily Mail reported. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 déc. 21 : Recent study: Women in ancient Egypt were adept at interpreting dreams…

Women in ancient Egypt were able to be scribes, priests and interpreters of dreams. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 18 nov. 21 : One of 6 missing sun temples unearthed in Egypt…

Archaeologists in Egypt have found one of six missing temples of the sun while excavating under the remains of the Temple of the Sun in Abu Ghorab, north of Abu Sir in Giza, according to the Daily Mail. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 nov. 21 : Recent study reveals ancient Egyptians worked in teams to carve inscriptions on walls of temples…

An Austrian archaeologist from the University of Warsaw revealed in a recent study that Pharaonic Egypt’s sculpting artworks were carried out in an organized manner and as a result of team work. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 nov. 21 : CNN highlights the discovery of a Lost Sun Temple south of Cairo…

The American network "CNN" highlighted Egypt’s new archaeological discovery of what is believed to be one of the Lost Temples of the Sun, which dates back to the middle of the twenty-fifth century BC. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 1er nov. 21 : Egypt uncovers ancient temple-style tomb dating back to the reign of King Ramses II…

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Saturday the discovery of the tomb of “Ptah-M-Wea”, who held important positions during the reign of King Ramses II, who ruled Egypt for 66 years between 1279 and 1212 BC. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 31 oct. 21 : Egypt unearths tomb of King Ramses II-era chief treasurer in Saqqara…

An archeological mission from the Cairo University has unearthed the tomb of “Ptah-M-Wia”, the chief treasurer during the reign of King Ramses II in Ancient Egypt, in Saqqara area, south of Cairo. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 25 oct. 21 : Egypt denies the discovery of a new ‘Sphinx’ at the pyramids…

The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt, Mostafa Waziri, denied reports that a new “sphinx” was uncovered in the Pyramids Plateau. Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 29 sept. 21 : Les techniques du futur pour dévoiler les secrets du passé…

Une équipe allemande vient de publier le physique de trois jeunes Egyptiens vieux de 2000 ans. La reconstitution du corps et du visage des Anciens Egyptiens occupe l’intérêt des scientifiques. Focus. Lire la suite…

Alexandrie

Egypt Independent du 2 sept. 21 : Town dating back to Greek and Roman eras unearthed in Alexandria…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced the discovery of a residential and commercial suburb dating back to the Greek and Roman periods in the city of Alexandria. Read Full Story…

Bouto

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 29 sept. 21 : Tell Al-Faraïne révèle de nouveaux secrets…

500 pièces de la XXVIe dynastie ont été découvertes au temple d’Ouadjet à Tell Al-Faraïne, dans le Delta, par une mission archéologique égyptienne. Explications. Lire la suite…

Egypt Today du 19 sept. 21 : Egypt uncovers religious ritual tools at Temple of Pharaohs in Kafr El-Sheikh…

Egyptian archaeological mission uncovered a group of religious ritual tools at Temple of Pharaohs in Kafr El-Sheikh. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 18 sept. 21 : Egyptian archaeologists unearth collection of religious ritual tools at Temple of Pharaohs north of Cairo…

The discovery is important because it includes the tools that were actually used in performing the daily religious rituals for goddess Hathor. Read Full Story…

Louqsor

Daily News Egypt du 19 oct. 21 : Archaeological mission discovers amphoras from Byzantine era in Luxor…

The Egyptian archaeological mission working in the site of Andraos Palace, also known as the Tawfiq Pasha Andrew’s Palace, adjacent to the Luxor Temple, has discovered a number of amphoras and lamps from the Byzantine era, beneath the palace which has been demolished a month ago, according to Mostafa Waziri, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 oct. 21 : Egyptian archaeological mission working under Luxor’s Tawfiq Andraus Palace succeeds in uncovering a group of antiquities…

The Egyptian archaeological mission working under the Tawfiq Andraus Palace, adjacent to the Luxor Temple, succeeded in uncovering a number of antiquities from the Byzantine era. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 17 oct. 21 : Byzantine-era artifacts uncovered under Andraos Palace in Luxor: Supreme Council of Antiquities…

A collection of amphoras and lamps from the Byzantine era have been uncovered over the past month under the Tawfiq Andraos palace. Read Full Story…

Matariyya

Ahram Online du 6 nov. 21 : Archaeologists uncover decorated blocks from King Nactanebo I temple…

The Egyptian-German mission has uncovered a collection of decorated blocks and fragments from the King Nactanebo I temple at the Matariya archaeological site in Heliopolis. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 nov. 21 : Egypt uncovers basalt blocks from western, northern facades of King Nectanebo I temple…

The Egyptian-German archaeological mission discovered some basalt blocks in El Matariya area that are parts of the western and northern facades of King Nectanebo I temple. Read Full Story…

Saqqâra

Ahram Online du 30 oct. 21 : Archaeologists uncover tomb of Ramses II treasurer in Saqqara…

An archaeological mission from Cairo University uncovered the tomb of Ptah-M-Wia, head of the treasury during the reign of King Ramses II, during excavation work at the Saqqara necropolis, a statement by the Egyptian Tourism Ministry said on Saturday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 oct. 21 : New archaeological evidence found in Saqqara Archaeological Area…

The Egyptian mission working in the Pyramids Antiquities Area succeeded in finding new archaeological traces during excavations in Saqqara. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 sept. 21 : New archaeological discovery in Saqqara to be announced soon…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing to announce a new archaeological discovery made by the Egyptian mission working in the Saqqara antiquities area. Read Full Story…

Suhâg

Ahram Online du 15 déc. 21 : Cache of 13,000 ostraca unearthed in Upper Egypt’s Sohag…

A German-Egyptian mission at Al-Sheikh Hamad archaeological site in Tel Atribis in Sohag has unearthed a collection of 13,000 ostraca (clay vessel fragments) which bear engraved text in demotic, hieratic, Coptic, Greek and Arabic, the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism said on Wednesday. Read Full Story…

II - Restauration, préservation

Egypt Today du 21 déc. 21 : Life returns to the historic village of Hassan Fathy on December 23…

Luxor Governorate is preparing to inaugurate the historic village of Engineer Hassan Fathy in Luxor’s New Gourna, following the completion of the first phase of its development and restoration. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 déc. 21 : Integrated system for electronic gates installed in Giza Pyramids area…

On Thursday, the Giza Pyramids Antiquities Area began operating the electronic gates system. This is the second phase of the electronic entry system for the area, as the first stage operated in October 2021 and included the use of E-ticktes. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 déc. 21 : Installation of canopy to protect murals in Sohag’s Red Monastery completed Day…

The Islamic Antiquities Sector of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, in cooperation with the American Research Center, completed the installation of a canopy to protect the ancient frescoes on the walls of the Red Monastery Church in Sohag Governorate. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 nov. 21 : Egypt reveals development plan to Giza Pyramids vicinity…

Egypt has revealed a current development plan that will easily transfer tourists from the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) to the Giza Pyramids using the electric bus. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 30 sept. 21 : Cairo restores New Kingdom granite column in Saraya El-Qubba garden…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, in collaboration with the presidency office, started the restoration project of the granite column of Saraya El-Qubba garden. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 30 sept. 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities begins restoration works of Saray al-Qubba’s archaeological granite column…

In coordination with Egypt’s Presidential Office, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has started a project to restore, and assemble the granite column located in Saray al-Qubba Park, shedding light on its historical and archaeological value. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 29 sept. 21 : National Organisation of Urban Harmony explores history of Garden City in new book…

In its latest publication in the book series titled Memory of The City, the National Organisation of Urban Harmony (NOUH) has released the second book titled Garden City: The City of Gardens... Literal and Figurative. Read Full Story…

Bab Al-Azab

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 22 sept. 21 : Transformation de Bab Al-Azab en une zone de créativité intégrée…

La ministre de la Planification et du Développement économique et présidente du Fonds souverain d’Egypte, Hala Al-Saïd, a assisté lundi 20 septembre à la signature d’un protocole d’accord entre le fonds et la société Bidayat, pour étudier la transformation de Bab Al-Azab, dans le quartier de la Citadelle de Salaheddine. Lire la suite…

Banî Hasan

Egypt Today du 19 oct. 21 : Second phase of developing visitor services in Beni Hasan archaeological area completed…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the second phase of the project to develop visitor services in the archaeological area of Beni Hasan in El-Minya Governorate. Read Full Story…

caravansérail Al-Guédaoui

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 22 sept. 21 : Wékalet Al-Guédaoui restaurée…

Après de longues années de travail, le caravansérail Al-Guédaoui est prêt à accueillir ses visiteurs. Lire la suite…

Citadelle de Saladin

Egypt Today du 16 sept. 21 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. inspects latest restoration works in Egypt’s Salah al-Din Citadel…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Enani visited the Salah Al-Din Al-Ayyubi Citadel on September 16, to follow up the latest developments in the ongoing restoration and maintenance work in the Mohammad Ali Mosque. Read Full Story…

Dromos

Daily News Egypt du 26 nov. 21 : Egypt reopens Avenue of Sphinxes in celebration like no other…

Luxor- Egypt has dazzled the world again today through the reopening of the Avenue of Sphinxes or the Rams Road. In a modern twist, the ancient Egyptian Opet festival was resurrected.

The world’s attention turned to Luxor on Thursday evening, to witness the celebrations that the ancient Egyptians performed more than 5,000 years ago during the “Opet Festival” in the heart of the Avenue of Sphinxes (Rams Road) live and at the hands of the grandchildren of the Pharaohs, under the auspices of Egyp’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 25 nov. 21 : Egypt reopens ancient Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor…

Egypt reopened on Thursday the ancient Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor in a ceremony in the same style of the Pharaohs Golden Parade that impressed the world in April. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 25 nov. 21 : Egypt revives ancient road connecting Luxor and Karnak…

A restored road connecting two ancient Egyptian temple complexes in Karnak and Luxor was unveiled on Thursday in a lavish ceremony aimed at raising the profile of one of Egypt’s top tourist spots. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 25 nov. 21 : Two-hundred international correspondents to cover Rams Road ceremony…

The State Information Service (SIS) announced that about 200 accredited international media correspondents in Egypt are heading to Luxor, to cover the inauguration of the Rams Road, which will be attended by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 25 nov. 21 : Egypt writes history by inaugurating the 3,000-year-old Sphinxes Avenue…

Egypt continues to write history by officially unveiling the 3,000-year-old Sphinxes Avenue (El Kebbash Road) in a spectacular ceremony. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 22 nov. 21 : Luxor tourism expected to rise 38% after inauguration of the Avenue of Sphinxes…

The Cultural Tourism Promotion Committee in Luxor anticipates an increase in tourism following the opening of the Avenue of Sphinxes by up to 38 percent, in addition to an expected 18 percent increase in the volume of daily spending for tourists after Luxor became the largest open museum in the world. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 nov. 21 : Sphinx Avenue Grand Event Takes Place on November 25th…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism&Antiquities announced that the much anticipated Sphinx Avenue (Al-Kebbash Road) event will take place on November 25 in Luxor. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 nov. 21 : Al-Kebbash Road renovation: The largest world project…

Final touches are currently being placed in Luxor’s Al-Kebbash Road prior to its grand opening. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 oct. 21 : Restoration of heads of rams recently discovered in Al-Kebbash Road begins…

The Egyptian restorers of the Supreme Council of Antiquities began restoring the heads of rams that have recently been discovered by the Egyptian archaeological mission excavating along the royal processions road known as the Al-Kebbash Road. Read Full Story…

Esna

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 22 sept. 21 : Esna brille à nouveau…

Plusieurs monuments viennent d’être inaugurés à Esna en Haute-Egypte dans le cadre d’un projet de restauration des vestiges de cette ville historique. Dossier. Lire la suite…

Nubie

Egypt Today du 25 oct. 21 : Developing tourist services in Aswan’s ‘Amda, Wadi es-Sebua archaeological areas resumes…

Within the framework of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ policy to develop archaeological sites and museums, and upgrade the services presented to visitors to improve their experience, CEO of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization and supervisor of the Nubia Antiquities Fund Ahmed Ghoneim inspected the temples in ‘Amada and Wadi es-Sebua [valley of the lions]. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 24 oct. 21 : Nubia’s Amada, Al-Soboua archaeological sites to be more tourist friendly: Ministry…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said that a project to develop Amada and Al-Soboua archaeological sites in Nubia is about to complete. Read Full Story…

Palais Muhammad Alî

Egypt Today du 22 sept. 21 : Restoration of Mohammad Ali Pasha Palace in Shubra completed…

Head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Sector Osama Talaat said that the restoration and maintenance work in the Mohammad Ali Palace in Shubra is completed.Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 sept. 21 : Restoration of Mohammad Ali Mosque to be completed in a month…

Head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Sector Osama Talaat said that restoration and development work is underway in the Mohammad Ali Mosque, located inside the Salah al-Din Citadel. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 sept. 21 : Restoration works of Mohammed Ali Pasha Palace amasses L.E512 M…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is conducting a project to restore and rehabilitate the Palace of Mohammed Ali Pasha in Shubra El-Kheima, after preparing the necessary studies by the Center for Archeology and Environment Engineering, Cairo University with the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Sector in the ministry. Read Full Story…

Palais Muhammad ‘Alî

Egypt Today du 16 nov. 21 : Mohammad Ali Palace in Shubra to be officially re-opened soon…

Mohammad Ali Palace in Shubra witnessed important historical events in the history of modern Egypt. It is also a rare architectural masterpiece. Read Full Story…

Saqqâra

Egypt Today du 14 sept. 21 : Southern Tomb of King Djoser opens for visits…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced opening the southern tomb of King Djoser in Saqqara to visitors. Read Full Story…

Temple de Karnak

Egypt Independent du 31 déc. 21 : King Thutmose II huge statue in Luxor to be inaugurated soon after restoration: official…

The statue of King Thutmose II, sitting on the southern side of the Karnak Temple, was undergoing restoration work, said Director of Karnak Temples Salah al-Masikh. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 13 oct. 21 : Egypt concludes 1st phase of restoration project in Great Hypostyle Hall in Karnak temple…

The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Mostafa Waziri announced on Wednesday that the first phase of the restoration of the Great Hypostyle Hall in Karnak has been completed. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 11 oct. 21 : Restoration underway on ram heads discovered at Karnak Temple…

Egyptian restorers are currently busy restoring the three ram heads unearthed at the Euergetes’ gate in the southern part of Karnak Temple in Luxor. Read Full Story…

III - Musées

Ahram Online du 29 déc. 21 : Egypt’s museums put on show Artefacts of the Month…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has selected the Artefacts of the Month to be put on display at different museums. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 21 déc. 21 : Library of late Islamic art expert Mohamed Marzouk inaugurated at Kafr El-Sheikh Museum…

The precious library of late Islamic art expert Mohamed Marzouk was inaugurated at the Kafr El-Sheikh Museum after its content was offered by his family to the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA). Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 9 nov. 21 : Egypt to restore Aswan Museum in Elephantine Island…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has started preparations for the necessary studies to start a project to restore and redevelop the Aswan Museum in Elephantine Island. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 sept. 21 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities visits the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts…

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Dr Khaled Al-Enany held a meeting with Mrs. Zarina Doguzova, head of the Russian Federal Tourism Agency, to discuss bilateral cooperation between the two countries. The head of the agency praised the depth of relations between Egypt and Russia. Read Full Story…

GEM

Ahram Online du 20 déc. 21 : Grand Egyptian Museum receives collection of ancient stone reliefs…

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) has received a collection of 23 artefacts, including large stone reliefs, transported from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir and Saqqara and Ismailia archaeological sites. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 déc. 21 : Grand Egyptian Museum receives 269 huge artifacts from Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, Saqqara & Ismailia…

The Grand Egyptian Museum received from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir and the two antiquities areas of Saqqara and Ismailia, 23 huge artifacts. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 déc. 21 : Republican decision to form Board of Trustees of Grand Egyptian Museum Authority…

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi issued Resolution No. 597 of 2021 forming the Board of Trustees of the Grand Egyptian Museum Authority, headed by himself. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 15 nov. 21 : GEM receives 52 huge artifacts and 16 pieces of King Tut’s treasures…

The Grand Egyptian Museum received 68 artifacts, including 16 pieces from the treasures of the golden king Tutankhamun announced the general supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum Atef Moftah. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 nov. 21 : Grand Egyptian Museum receives 68 ancient artifacts…

The Grand Egyptian Museum received 68 artifacts, including 16 pieces from the treasures of the Golden King Tutankhamun. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 nov. 21 : Sisi directs government to apply advanced exhibition techniques at Grand Egyptian Museum…

Egyptian President directed the government to apply the up-to-date exhibition techniques at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) in a manner consistent with its value and importance as the largest museum in the world, said Egyptian Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Radi in a statement on Sunday. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 16 oct. 21 : Hassan Allam alliance awarded visitor services operation at GEM’s first commercial zone…

Atef Moftah, General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) and the surrounding area, has held a meeting with Hassan Allam alliance which was awarded the visitor services operation contract at the first commercial area in the vicinity of the GEM which also overlooks the Giza Pyramids. Two more commercials zones to be launched at GEM within the coming days. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 11 oct. 21 : Grand Egyptian Museum receives Tutankhamun’s 2nd shrine…

A few months after receiving the fourth and third shrines of Tutankhamun, the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received the second shrine and placed it in its permanent location at the boy king’s gallery. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 11 oct. 21 : GEM installs second shrine of King Tutankhamun…

The restorers and archaeologists of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), in cooperation with a national company, have completed the transfer and re-installation for the second shrine of the king Tutankhamun for display. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 oct. 21 : Transferring Tutankhamun’s 2nd cabin to Grand Egypt Museum completed…

The restorers and archaeologists of the Grand Egyptian Museum, in cooperation with a national company, completed transferring and re-installing the second cabin of the Golden King Tutankhamun inside the show-case designated for it. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 13 sept. 21 : GEM opens with 10-day festival debut of Opera Tutankhamun: Egyptologist…

Professor of Egyptology Ahmed Badran announced that the inauguration of the Grand Egyptian Museum is slated for November, and will witness the grand debut of the Opera Tutankhamun. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 1er sept. 21 : More of King Tutankhamun’s possessions now at GEM…

More treasures of King Tutankhamun have been relocated to its display cabinets at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), how 75 out of 107 display windows allocated for possessions at the museum. Read Full Story…

Musée d'Art islamique

Egypt Today du 28 déc. 21 : Celebrating anniversary of Islamic Art Museum in Cairo…

The Museum of Islamic Art holds the largest and most impressive collection of Islamic antiquities in the world. Read Full Story…

Musée de Louqsor

Egypt Today du 28 sept. 21 : Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art to launch new cultural program in October 2021…

The Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art will launch a new cultural program in October entitled "The Museum’s Cinema: A Window on Egyptian Civilization", on the first Thursday of every month at 5 p.m. Read Full Story…

Musée de Sharm al-Shaykh

Egypt Today du 12 nov. 21 : Celebrating 1st anniversary of Sharm El Sheikh Museum…

Sharm El-Sheikh Museum was opened on October 31, 2020, by Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, among numerous other openings and inaugurations accomplished by Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities in 2020. It is the first museum of antiquities in the coastal city of Sharm El-Sheikh, which is world-famous for its sun and sandy picturesque beaches. Read Full Story…

Musée Égyptien

Egypt Today du 18 nov. 21 : Website of Egyptian Museum in Tahrir launches…

On the occasion of the 119th anniversary of the founding of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched the museum’s website. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 sept. 21 : Egyptian Museum renovation works include preparing paths for individuals with special needs…

Director General of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Sabah Abdel Razzaq said that the development work in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir is going well, and that it will end as scheduled at the end of 2021. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 sept. 21 : Egyptian Museum in Tahrir prepares electronic payment for entry tickets…

As part of the Ministry of Tourism&Antiquities digital transformation strategy, the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir is preparing electronic payment for entry tickets to replace the manual ticket system. Read Full Story…

Musée Gayer-Anderson

Egypt Today du 26 déc. 21 : Gayer-Anderson Museum holds ‘Differently Abled’ exhibition for individuals with special needs…

As part of the series of activities and exhibitions launched by the Gayer-Anderson Museum for individuals with special needs, the museum opened the exhibition "Differently Abled" to display a number of paintings of plastic art for children and adults of special needs, with the participation of a group of artists and social institutions, including veterans and war casualties. Read Full Story…

NMEC

Egypt Today du 21 déc. 21 : Egypt’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation launches its mobile application…

National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation launched mobile application for the Museum that can be accessed by app store or android. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 déc. 21 : Egypt’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation launches its mobile application…

National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation launched mobile application for the Museum that can be accessed by app store or android. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 déc. 21 : Egypt’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation launches its mobile application…

National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation launched mobile application for the Museum that can be accessed by app store or android. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 sept. 21 : National Museum of Egyptian Civilization holds live workshop to introduce ‘Takfit’…

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization organized a live workshop to introduce the Takfit craft, in the presence of one of the most important Egyptian families who worked in the Takfit for many generations, and sought to develop and promote it. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 sept. 21 : National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in continues its summer training activities for students…

Under the title “NMEC Summer School”, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat continues its summer training activities for students and graduates of the faculties of archeology in its various departments (Egyptian / Islamic / Restoration Antiquities). Read Full Story…

IV - Expositions archéologiques

Egypt Today du 20 déc. 21 : Egypt’s Royal Jewelry Museum to host ‘Your Royal Coffee’ archaeological exhibition on Dec. 21…

The Department of Temporary Exhibitions in the Royal Jewelry Museum will host a new archaeological exhibition titled "Your Royal Coffee" on December 21, in the Media Hall. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 déc. 21 : Heritage of Rasheed’ exhibition reviews the history of the ancient city…

On December 15 at 12 p.m., the National Rasheed Museum, in cooperation with the Qaitbay Citadel, is organizing an exhibition titled "Heritage of Rasheed.” Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 13 déc. 21 : Luxor inaugurates ‘Treasures of Minister Amenhotep Huy’ exhibition…

Luxor University President Mohamed Azzouz, accompanied by the Spanish ambassador in Cairo, inaugurated on Sunday evening the “Treasures of Minister Amenhotep Huy” temporary exhibition in cooperation with the Spanish mission. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 13 déc. 21 : Luxor Museum organizes ‘Treasures of Minister Amenhotep Hawi’ exhibition…

On the occasion of the celebration of the 46th anniversary of the opening of the Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art, the museum is organizing an exhibition “Treasures of Minister Amenhotep Hawi”, which includes 155 artifacts. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 3 déc. 21 : Royal Jewellery Museum inaugurates ‘Your Royal Cup of Coffee’ exhibit in Alexandria…

Egypt’s Royal Jewellery Museum in Alexandria inaugurated on Sunday a temporary exhibit titled ‘Your Royal Cup of Coffee,’ featuring a set of coffee vessels from King Farouk’s collection. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 nov. 21 : Huge turnout of visitors to “Ramses & The Gold of The Pharaohs” exhibition in Houston Museum of Natural Sciences…

The exhibition "Ramses & The Gold of The Pharaohs" welcomed visitors from all over the American city of Houston to enjoy the splendor of the great Egyptian antiquities with the enchanting melodies of the harp instrument in the background. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 21 nov. 21 : ‘Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ inaugurated in Houston…

The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Mostafa Waziri, inaugurated the temporary exhibition ‘Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ at the Houston Museum of Natural Science in Texas. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 nov. 21 : ’Ramses The Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ exhibition to be inaugurated on November 20…

"Ramses The Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs" exhibition to be inaugurated at Houston Museum of Natural Science in the United States on November 20. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 18 nov. 21 : ‘Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ exhibition to open in Houston for 6 months…

“Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs” exhibition is scheduled to open at the Houston Museum of Natural Science in the US on November 20. The exhibition will continue in Houston for six months, and then move to San Francisco for another six months, The Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Mostafa Waziry, said. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 1er nov. 21 : Temporary exhibition of rare photos launches at Egypt’s Royal Chariots Museum to celebrate its 1st anniversary…

Under the title "Royal Chariots Museum - An Archival View", the Royal Chariots Museum will hold a temporary exhibition of the museum’s rare archival photos for 2 months, on the occasion of the 1-year anniversary of the museum’s opening. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 28 oct. 21 : Embassy of Brazil in Cairo, Min. of Culture to hold photo exhibition of Egypt in 19th century on Nov. 2 – 30…

The Embassy of Brazil in Cairo, in partnership with the Egyptian Ministry of Culture, is holding a photo exhibition under the title “Back to Egypt – A Brazilian Collection of Photographs”. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 14 oct. 21 : The Kings of the Sun artefacts return to Egyptian Museum from Prague…

The artefacts of The Kings of the Sun exhibition arrived in Egypt on Thursday and is now at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, a year after being on display in the Czech capital Prague. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 oct. 21 : Egypt’s artifacts displayed in Czech’s ‘Kings of the Sun’ exhibition return safely on October 14…

On October 14, the Egyptian artifacts that were displayed at the "Kings of the Sun" exhibition arrived safely to Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 oct. 21 : Egypt inaugurates temporary archaeological exhibition at Luxor Museum titled ‘ Secrets of Gold’…

Under the title “Secrets of Gold”,Egypt inaugurated a temporary archaeological exhibition at Luxor Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 28 sept. 21 : Sabil Qaitbay to host art exhibition in celebration of World Tourism Day on Sept. 28…

On September 28, an art exhibition will be held in Sabil and Madrassat Qaitbay at the Salah al-Din al- Ayyubi Citadel in celebration of World Tourism Day. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 sept. 21 : Egypt’s Islamic Civilization Library to hold art exhibition in Sabil Qaitbay on September 28…

The Islamic Civilization Library, affiliated to the Cultural Production Affairs Sector, is organizing an art exhibition entitled "Roam & See" on September 28 at 8 a.m. in Sabil Qaitbay in the Citadel. Read Full Story…

Dubai Expo 2020

Egypt Independent du 23 sept. 21 : Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus now on display at Dubai Expo 2020…

A sarcophagus belonging to ancient Egyptian priest Psamtik is now on display in Dubai as part of Egypt’s pavilion at the Dubai Expo 2020. Read Full Story…

Expo 2020 Dubai

Egypt Today du 18 oct. 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities participates in Expo 2020 Dubai…

As a continuation of the activities held by the Egyptian pavilion participating in Expo 2020 Dubai, which launched in the beginning of October and will last for 6 months, Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Lamia Kamel participated in a seminar entitled “Egyptian Tourism: Creating a New Atmosphere for Tourism.” Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 sept. 21 : Coffin of Psamtik arrives to Egyptian pavilion in Expo 2020 Dubai…

The Ministry of Trade and Industry announced that the archaeological coffin of ancient Egyptian priest Psamtik, Son of Pediosir, arrived to the Egyptian pavilion in Expo 2020 in Dubai. Read Full Story…

Expo Dubai 2020

Ahram Online du 1er oct. 21 : An ancient Egyptian coffin and replicas: What Egypt sent to Expo Dubai 2020…

Egypt has sent an anthropoid-shaped coffin of priest Psamtik, son of Osiris and five replicas of goddess Maat and King Tutankhamun’s collection, along with a group of promotional videos on Tourist’s destinations and the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

Forever Is Now

Daily News Egypt du 26 oct. 21 : Forever Is Now: International artists present harmonious artworks at Giza Pyramids…

Forever Is Now is a contemporary art exhibition that brings together the work of ten international artists for the unique opportunity of contemplating the wonder of an ancient civilization through a lens created by the interests, concerns, and passions of present-day artists. Read Full Story…

Forever is Now

Daily News Egypt du 24 oct. 21 : Forever Is Now, Egypt’s 1st exhibition at Giza Pyramids launches…

The founder of Art D’Égypte, Nadine Abdel Ghaffar said that " Forever is Now, is the first and largest international exhibition of contemporary art to be held at the Pyramids Plateau in 4,500 years." Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 oct. 21 : Zahi Hawass on tour with international artists at Great Pyramids on sidelines of Art d’Egypt exhibition…

Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass met with many prominent artists from all over the world at the Great Sphinx. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 oct. 21 : 4th annual exhibition of Art D’Egypt ‘Forever is Now’ launches from Giza Pyramids on October 21…

On October 21, the Pyramids of Giza will host the launch of the fourth annual exhibition of Art D’Egypt, entitled “Forever is Now.” Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 29 sept. 21 : Art D’Égypte celebrates participation of Russian artist Ponomarev in ‘Forever is Now’ exhibition…

Art D’Égypte has celebrated the participation of Russian artist Alexander Ponomarev in the forthcoming “Forever is Now” international art exhibition, at the Egyptian Hall of the Pushkin Museum in Moscow, Russia. Read Full Story…

Journey of Money in Egypt through the Ages

Daily News Egypt du 26 sept. 21 : Islamic Art Museum hosts ‘Journey of Money in Egypt through the Ages’ exhibition…

The Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo, in cooperation with the Center for Calligraphy Studies at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the Cairo Mint Treasury, hosted an exhibition, entitled “Journey of Money in Egypt through the Ages”. Read Full Story…

Journey of Money in Egypt Through the Ages

Egypt Today du 23 sept. 21 : Egypt’s Museum of Islamic Art to hold ‘Journey of Money in Egypt Through the Ages’ exhibition on Sept. 23…

The Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo, in cooperation with the Center for Calligraphy Studies at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the Cairo Mint Treasury, will host an exhibition entitled “Journey of Money in Egypt through the Ages.” Read Full Story…

Musée copte

Ahram Online du 20 déc. 21 : Old Cairo’s Coptic Museum holds exhibition marking Christmas and New Year…

The Coptic Museum in Old Cairo opened a three-week exhibition on Sunday, putting on show 11 treasured artefacts depicting scenes of Christmas and New Year celebrations. Read Full Story…

Musée de Louqsor

Ahram Online du 12 déc. 21 : Luxor Museum celebrates its 46th anniversary with 12-month antiquities exhibition…

To celebrate the 46th anniversary of the inauguration of the Luxor Museum on Sunday, a temporary antiquities exhibition will be on display tonight and will last for 12 months. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 10 oct. 21 : ’The Secrets of Gold’ exhibition inaugurated at Luxor Museum…

Under the title “The Secrets of Gold”, Secretary General of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri inaugurated a temporary exhibition at luxor Museum highlighting the use of gold in the fabrication of jewellery since ancient Egypt right through the Islamic era. Read Full Story…

Musée Égyptien

Egypt Independent du 10 nov. 21 : Temporary exhibition inaugurated to trace ancestors in Egypt…

The Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anany inaugurated a temporary exhibition under the title “Glorified Souls: Honoring Ancestors in Egypt Through the Ages”, held at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square, a statement from the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 nov. 21 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities inaugurates ’Glorified Souls: Honoring Ancestors in Egypt through the Ages’ exhibition in Egyptian Museum…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enani inaugurated a temporary exhibition titled “Glorified Souls: Honoring Ancestors in Egypt through the Ages” at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir in the presence of Nicole Champagne, deputy chief of the American Mission at the US Embassy in Cairo. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 9 nov. 21 : Exalted Spirits: The Veneration of the Dead in Egypt through the Ages…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Enany inaugurated “Exalted Spirits: The Veneration of the Dead in Egypt through the Ages” exhibition at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo on Tuesday. Read Full Story…

Ramses & the Pharaohs

Egypt Today du 7 sept. 21 : International exhibition ‘Ramses & the Pharaohs’ Gold’ to be held in November…

International exhibitions of Egyptian antiquities promote tourism in Egypt, attracting a large number of Europeans to visit sites and museums in Egypt. Read Full Story…

V - Thèmes généraux

Egypt Today du 30 déc. 21 : ‘Differently Abled’ workshop to be held in Luxor Temple on Dec. 30…

The Faculty of Fine Arts in Luxor Governorate is holding a workshop entitled "Differently Abled", on December 30 at 10 a.m. in Luxor Temple. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 déc. 21 : Mostafa Waziri gives lecture on latest archaeological discoveries in Egyptian pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai…

On December 26, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri gave a lecture on the latest archaeological discoveries made by the joint Egyptian and foreign archaeological missions and the restoration works that was completed during the last period in a number of archaeological sites nationwide, within the framework of the activities held by the Egyptian pavilion at the Expo. 2020 Dubai. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 déc. 21 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities publishes Issue 88 of the Annals of the Supreme Council of Antiquities…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the General Administration of Scientific Publishing, issued Issue 88 of the Annals of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, which includes a set of articles and various scientific reports on archaeological excavations, philology, art, architecture, and others, in addition to a presentation of two books in the field of archeology. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 25 déc. 21 : What are the major archaeological events in 2021? ( Part Two)…

This year housed a number of major archaeological events such as:

1-This year witnessed the formation of the first board of trustees of the Grand Egyptian Museum under the Chairmanship of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 25 déc. 21 : Baron Empain Palace opens for Christmas celebrations…

Baron Empain Palace opened for Christmas celebrations on December 24,25 from 3pm to 10 pm. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 déc. 21 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities attends celebration of 75th anniversary of UNICEF establishment…

On December 22, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled El-Enani participated in the celebration organized by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Egypt on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the organization. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 déc. 21 : All you need to know about Solar Alignment in Egypt’s Qasr Qaroun Temple…

Egypt’s Fayoum witnessed the annual Solar Alignment Phenomenon, where the sun rays illuminate the shrine of the ancient deity Sobek in Fayoum’s Qasr Qaroun Temple. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 déc. 21 : Luxor celebrates sun alignment at Karnak temple…

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

Egypt Today du 21 déc. 21 : What are the major archaeological events in 2021? ( part one)…

This year witnessed a number of major archaeological events such as:

1- The transfer and restoration of more than 55,000 artifacts in the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 déc. 21 : Coptic Museum launches temporary exhibition “A Song of Joy” in celebration of Christmas…

On December 19, the Coptic Museum in Old Cairo launched a temporary archaeological exhibition under the title "A Song of Joy", in celebration of Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 déc. 21 : Al-Sennari Archaeological House to hold ‘Refa’a al-Tahtawy & the Exploration of Ancient Egypt’ symposium on Dec. 21…

On December 21 at 7 p.m., Al-Sennari Archaeological House will hold a symposium entitled "Refa’a al-Tahtawy & the Exploration of Ancient Egypt" as part of a series of seminars on the history of Cairo. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 déc. 21 : Egypt brings back thousands of archaeological artifacts in 2021…

Egypt succeeded in bringing back thousands of archeological artifacts in 2021. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 16 déc. 21 : Second phase of e-ticketing system implemented at Giza pyramids archaeological site…

The Giza Pyramid archaeological site has installed and begun operating the electronic ticketing gates at its entrance as part of the second phase of its e-ticketing system. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 déc. 21 : Al-Sennari Archaeological House to hold symposium on Mohamed Ali Tawfiq Pasha on Dec. 16…

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is organizing a new symposium under the title “Prince Mohammad Ali Tawfiq - A New Vision,” on December 15 at 6 p.m., at the Al-Sennari Archaeological House. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 déc. 21 : Discovery of suspected archaeological head in Egypt’s Qena…

The security forces in Egypt succeeded in revealing the circumstances of the discovery of a suspected archaeological head in Nagaa Al-Orouba, affiliated to Qift District, Qena Governorate. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 déc. 21 : Archaeology Magazine chooses discovery of Egypt’s ‘Lost City’ among most important discoveries of 2021…

Archaeology Magazine published the most important discoveries of 2021, which included the discovery of Egypt’s “Lost City”. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 déc. 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities lights external facades of Cairo’s Salah El-Din Citadel, Alexandria’s Citadel of Qaitbay on International Anti-Corruption Day…

On the occasion of the International Anti-Corruption Day, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities lit the external facades of Salah El-Din Citadel in Cairo and Qaitbay Citadel in Alexandria with the phrase “International Anti-Corruption Day”. The distinguished landmarks are lit from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on December 8 & 9. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 8 déc. 21 : Egypt illuminates Salaheddin Citadel on International Anti-Corruption Day…

In celebration of International Anti-Corruption Day (9 December), Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities illuminated the façades of Salaheddin Citadel in Cairo and Qaitbay Fortress in Alexandria with the words “International Anti-Corruption Day.” Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 7 déc. 21 : Temple of Abu Simbel to witness grand celebration on occasion of sun’s alignment…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing to organize an event on the occasion of the alignment of the sun on the Temple of Abu Simbel, on February 22, 2022, Khaled al-Anany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, announced. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 déc. 21 : ‘Luxor: The Sphinx Avenue’ to be an annual event…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities decided to hold Luxor’s event “The Sphinx Avenue” annually in Luxor. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 déc. 21 : Egypt’s Culture Min., Director-General of ISESCO announce Cairo as Capital of Islamic World 2022…

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem and Director-General of ISESCO Salem bin Mohammad al-Malik announced the launch of the celebratory activities of Cairo as the Capital of Culture in the Islamic world for 2022. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 4 déc. 21 : Luxor’s unsung heroes: Behind the scenes in the Avenue of Sphinxes…

Behind every piece of art exhibited at the ceremony marking the opening of the Avenue of Sphinxes, there were scientific studies, artistic skills, and many stories to tell. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 4 déc. 21 : Rosetta’s Citadel of Qaitbay is safe, open after heavy rainfall: Egyptian official…

Rosetta’s Citadel of Qaitbay, commonly known as Fort Julien, is safe and open to visitors in the Egyptian city of Rashid after its vicinity was flooded by rainwater, a senior antiquities official said Saturday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 déc. 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities is develops services in archaeological sites for disabled people…

The International Day of People with Special Abilities reflects the importance of eliminating those limits that we set ourselves to impede our dreams and goals, this day emphasizes on the importance of living together in one society that respects the rights of people of determination. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 1er déc. 21 : French Ambassador to Egypt Marc Baréty tours National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat…

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat received French Ambassador to Cairo Marc Baréty. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 28 nov. 21 : Hope Givers Foundation honours Egyptologist Ali Abu Dashish…

Hope Givers International Foundation and Baheya Hospital honoured Egyptologist Ali Abu Dashish on Saturday, for his efforts to teach ancient Egyptian language for free to students, giving them hope to work in the field of antiquities and heritage. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 25 nov. 21 : e-Payment machines installed at Luxor and Karnak temples…

On Thursday, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities started operating the first phase of electronic payment machines for entry tickets to the Luxor and Karnak temples. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 24 nov. 21 : Egypt launches e-ticketing system for Karnak and Luxor temples…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities launched on Wednesday the e-ticketing systems for Karnak and Luxor temples. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 nov. 21 : First phase of operation of electronic payment systems in Luxor’s archaeological sites launches…

The first phase of the operation of electronic payment machines for entry tickets to the Luxor and Karnak Temples launched on November 24, replacing the manual ticket payment system. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 nov. 21 : ‘The History of Coins’ symposium kicks off in Al-Sennari House on Nov. 22…

Al-Sennari Archaeological House, in cooperation with the Cairo Biography Initiative, is holding a free symposium under the title “The History of Coins - Studying Egyptian Coins as an Archaeological Source.”, on November 22 at 7 p.m. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 nov. 21 : Prince Charles, Duchess Camilla visit Giza Pyramids…

Prince Charles of Wales and Duchess Camilla of Cornwall visited Thursday the Sphinx and Giza Pyramids during their visit to Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 nov. 21 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities attends launching ceremony of latest publications on history of Egyptian fashion…

On November 16, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enani, attended the cultural evening organized by one of the local magazines to launch its latest publications on the history of Egyptian fashion, at the Greater Cairo Library in Zamalek. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 nov. 21 : Al-Sennari Archaeological House holds "Heritage Fashion" workshop every Sunday for 8 weeks…

Al-Sennari Archaeological House is organizing a workshop entitled "Heritage Fashion", on November 14 at 11 a.m. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 11 nov. 21 : Sixteen ancient Egyptian artifacts seized at Safaga seaport…

The security services of the Safaga seaport seized 16 ancient Egyptian artifacts dating back to different eras. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 nov. 21 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities inspects development works in Luxor…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enani said that the ministry is providing Luxor Governorate with immense support to hold a grand celebration for the world to see it in its new look. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 10 nov. 21 : Authorities foil attempt to smuggle ancient Egyptian artefacts at Safaga port…

The archaeological unit at Safaga maritime port foiled an attempt earlier this week to smuggle 16 ancient Egyptian artefacts, Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities announced. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 nov. 21 : National Organization for Urban Harmony represents Egypt in 6th Arab Urban and Architectural Heritage Observatory…

The National Organization for Urban Harmony represented Egypt in the 6th Arab Urban and Architectural Heritage Observatory that was held in Tunisia and is affiliated with ALECSO. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 nov. 21 : Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities inaugurates Egypt’s Pottery Village on Nov. 6…

On November 6, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enani participated in the inauguration of Al-Fawakher Village in Fustat, after the completion of its development. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 nov. 21 : Egyptian authorities seize a number of manuscripts dating back to different ages on November 6…

Egyptian authorites seized a number of manuscripts from different ages, an Ottoman coining die and two papyri from a passenger at Cairo International Airport on November 6. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 1er nov. 21 : Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities sets cost of wedding Photography sessions at archaeological sites for 1500 L.E per hour…

Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities sets the cost of wedding Photography sessions at archaeological sites across Egypt after the approval of the competent authorities for EGP 1500 per hour. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 28 oct. 21 : Electronic-ticket machines now at Giza pyramids…

The Antiquities Ministry announced it has began installing e-payment ticket machines on Wednesday at the Giza pyramids area, replacing the manual ticket payment system while keeping the aesthetics of the region intact. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 oct. 21 : Electronic payment machines for entry tickets to Great Pyramids of Giza now available…

Within the framework the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ strategy to achieve a comprehensive digital transformation, the ministry started on October 27, to activate the electronic payment machines for the entry tickets of the Giza Pyramids Archaeological Area, to replace the manual tickets payment system, while preserving the identity of the area and its archaeological character. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 oct. 21 : 9th Heritage, Traditional Arts Forum kicks off in Manial Palace…

On October 26, the 9th Forum of the Egyptian Society of Arabesque and Mashrabiya Arts launched under the title “Egyptian Imprints, History, Heritage and Identity.” Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 22 oct. 21 : Over 1,200 tourists witness sun alignment on King Ramses II’s face at Abu Simbel…

About 1,270 tourists, including 520 Egyptians, watched the sun alignment on King Ramses II’s face in Aswan’s Abu Simbel temple on Friday morning. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 oct. 21 : 56 ambassadors witness the solar alignment at Abu Simbel temple…

Dr. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, General Ashraf Attia, Governor of Aswan, 56 ambassadors from more than 30 countries in the world, and a group of leaders of Egyptian publications and bloggers witnessed the phenomenon of the solar alignment at Abu Simbel temple. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 oct. 21 : Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria receives delegation of 15 ambassadors from Ibero-American countries…

On October 19, the Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria hosted a delegation of 15 ambassadors from Ibero-American countries, on the sidelines of their visit to Alexandria to attend the activities of the Ibero-American Cultural Week, which is held in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 12 oct. 21 : Tourism official claims tomb of Alexander the Great is in Siwa area…

The director of the Tourism Department in Siwa Mohamed Omran announced evidence suggesting the potential discover of the tomb of Alexander the Great might in Marai area. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 7 oct. 21 : Major celebration to be organized to promote Luxor tourism…

A major celebration will be organized in Luxor to promote the governorate as a tourist destination, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anany announced on the sidelines of his participation in the IFTM Top Resa forum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 oct. 21 : Training of 68 bazaar owners in Luxor’s Esna completed within “Creating Ambassadors” program…

To complement the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ efforts to train and raise the efficiency of the human element working in the tourism sector, especially those directly dealing with tourists, the ministry has completed the training of 68 bazaar owners in the city of Esna, Luxor Governorate. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 3 oct. 21 : Egypt prepares celebrations for opening of Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor…

The Tourism and Antiquities Ministry and Luxor Governorate are preparing opening activities for the upcoming Avenue of Sphinxes event in the coming weeks. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 1er oct. 21 : A Greco-Roman Temple was uncovered in Sohag…

Egyptian security forces were able to arrest a man from Sohag governorate who was secretly digging in his house with the intention of searching and excavating for antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 sept. 21 : Russian University for Humanities grants honorary doctorate to Egyptologist Zahi Hawass…

In a huge ceremony at the Russian University for Humanities, Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass received an honorary doctorate from the university. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 sept. 21 : 1st International Conference on Archaeological Issues to launch in Luxor on Sept. 27…

The first international conference on archaeological issues will be held from September 27 to September 29 in Luxor and Cairo, in celebration of the World Tourism Day. The conference can be attended online. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 sept. 21 : International conference on important issues of Luxor’s archeology to be held on Sept. 27…

On September 27, the Federation of Archaeologists in Luxor will organize an international conference on archeology and heritage under the title “Archaeology, Cultural Heritage & Tourism Studies in Egypt and the Arab World,” co-chaired by Head of the Archeology Department at Fayoum University Ayman Waziri and Dean of the Faculty of Archeology in Luxor Badawi Ismail. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 15 sept. 21 : Antiquities Ministry to issue visiting permit to multiple archaeological sites for tourist trips…

Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany chaired an extraordinary session of the Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, at the ministry’s headquarters in Zamalek, during which he approved the issuance of a permit to visit multiple archaeological sites for tourist and Nile trips. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 sept. 21 : Egypt’s Al-Sennari House to hold numerous free workshops for children on Sept. 9…

Al-Sennari Archaeological House of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is organizing a number of free workshops for children on September 9. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 sept. 21 : Spanish Embassy organizes meeting with university mission "Tahina Can" as part of study program in Egypt…

Members of the Spanish university mission "Tahina Can" intend to visit the Spanish Embassy in Cairo on September 9, as part of their course program in Egypt, which runs from September 2 to 13. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 7 sept. 21 : Italian city names Zahi Hawass ‘Man of the Year’…

The mayor of the Italian city of Cortona announced that it has named Egyptologist Zahi Hawass as “Man of the Year”, given his archaeological discoveries and role in preserving antiquities and world heritage. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 sept. 21 : Egyptologist Zahi Hawass named ‘Man of the Year’ in Cortona, Italy…

The Italian city of Cortona witnessed a major archaeological and cultural festival, where the Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass gave a lecture on the recent archaeological discoveries in Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 sept. 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities organizes trip for children of Tunis village to visit tourist sites in Cairo, Giza…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, organized trip for the children of Tunis village, (famous for its handicrafts) in Fayoum, to visit a number of tourist sites in Cairo and Giza. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 sept. 21 : Egyptologist Zahi Hawass promotes Egypt’s latest archaeological discoveries in Cortona, Italy…

On September 2, the mayor of the archaeological city of Cortona, Italy, received Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass, to speak about the recent archaeological discoveries in Egypt, especially the Golden City in Luxor. Read Full Story…

Conférence

Egypt Today du 11 oct. 21 : Egyptologist Bob Brier to give lecture on Luxor Obelisk…

On Wednesday, October 13, Egyptologist and author Dr. Bob Brier will give a talk about his most recent book The Luxor Obelisk and Its Voyage to Paris (AUC Press, 2021) in the Main Lecture Hall of Cairo’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC), Fustat. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 oct. 21 : Al-Sennari House to host ‘Military Fortifications of the French Campaign in Cairo’ free symposium on October 12…

On October 12 at 5 p.m., the House of Culture and Science, known as Al-Sennari House, is organizing a free symposium open to the public under the title "Military Fortifications of the French Campaign in Cairo". Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 oct. 21 : Egypt’s Army, the Destroyer of Invaders’ symposium in celebration of October 6 Victory…

On October 6, Egypt’s Coptic Museum is organizing a symposium titled “Egypt’s Army, the Destroyer of Invaders”, under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, and the supervision of the Museums Sector of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. Read Full Story…

coopération

Daily News Egypt du 9 oct. 21 : Egypt, UNESCO discuss ways of cooperation in coming period…

Khaled El-Anani, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, met with Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, at the organization’s headquarters, to discuss many topics related to heritage and civilization, and ways of cooperation during the coming period. Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 22 sept. 21 : Coopération Egypte-Etats-Unis…

Le projet de restauration d’Esna est le fruit d’une coopération entre le ministère du Tourisme et des Antiquités et l’USAID. Lire la suite…

Esna

Egypt Today du 12 sept. 21 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities holds awareness symposium for bazaar owners in Esna…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organized an awareness seminar for bazaar owners and those who directly deal with tourists in the city of Esna in Luxor, in order to raise their awareness of tourism services and ways to deal with visitors in the best possible way. Read Full Story…

Fouilles illicites

Egypt Independent du 10 déc. 21 : Gang arrested for excavating archaeological treasures in Ain Shams…

Authorities arrested a gang who excavated archaeological treasures and a pharaonic sarcophagus at an ancient cemetery that was found under a house in the neighborhood of Ain Shams. Read Full Story…

Louqsor

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 1er sept. 21 : Le palais Andrawos n’est plus…

La démolition du palais de Tawfiq pacha Andrawos, qui côtoie le temple de Louqsor en Haute-Egypte, est déplorée tant par les urbanistes que par les habitants de la ville. Lire la suite…

Publications

Ahram Online du 26 déc. 21 : Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities releases the 88th volume of Annals du Service des Antiquités de l’Égypte…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities released the 88th volume of the Annals du Service des Antiquités de l’Égypte (ASAE), which was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 28 sept. 21 : AUC press releases Life Histories of Theban Tombs book…

AUC press released Life Histories of Theban Tombs book. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 sept. 21 : AUC Press releases ‘Abu Simbel A Short Guide To The Temples’ book…

AUC Press released “Abu Simbel A Short Guide To The Temples” book by Nigel Fletcher-Jones. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 sept. 21 : AUC Press releases three Egyptology books…

AUC Press released three Egyptology books. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 sept. 21 : AUC Press releases An Artist in Abydos book…

AUC Press released “An Artist in Abydos - The Life And Letters Of Myrtle Broome” book written by Lee Young and foreword by Peter Lacovara. Read Full Story…

Répliques archéologiques

Egypt Today du 9 sept. 21 : Egypt gifts replica of Tutankhamun’s famed mask to United Nations’ headquarters in Vienna…

The United Nations Headquarters in Vienna witnessed the handover ceremony of a replica of Tutankhamun’s mask, a gift from Egypt. Read Full Story…

répliques archéologiques

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 8 sept. 21 : Des répliques plus vraies que nature…

Située à la ville d’Al-Obour à la périphérie du Caire, l’usine de la société Konouz Egypt Replica Treasures produit depuis quelques mois des répliques de pièces d’antiquité. Un travail qui exige beaucoup de minutie et de précision. Explications. Lire la suite…

Restitution archéologique

Egyptian Streets du 25 oct. 21 : How Kim Kardashian Indirectly Brought Home Nedjemankh…

Kim Kardashian is plenty of things, but crusader of obscure causes isn’t really her schtick. Still, by some divine, boozy stroke of luck, Kardashian helped blow the top off an artifact trafficking ring according to a recent podcast episode of Art Bust: Scandalous Stories of the Art World, run by renowned journalist Ben Lewis. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 19 oct. 21 : Kim Kardashian photo helps reveal mysterious theft of pharaonic sarcophagus…

British journalist Ben Lewis revealed the unexpectedly important role played by a picture of Kim Kardashian next to a pharaonic sarcophagus in solving a long-running criminal case related to the theft of the very same golden coffin – which had been smuggled from Egypt in 2011. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 2 oct. 21 : Belgium sends two ancient Egyptian artifacts back to Egypt…

Belgium on Saturday sent Egypt two ancient Egyptian artifacts that had been smuggled out of the country. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 oct. 21 : Egypt retrieves 2 smuggled artifacts from Belgium…

The Ambassador of Egypt to Belgium, European Council and the European Commission Khaled El Bakly received two artifacts that were smuggled out of Egypt illegally. Read Full Story…

Restitutions archéologiques

Egypt Independent du 20 déc. 21 : Egypt retrieves 36 artifacts smuggled to Madrid…

The Egyptian Public Prosecution announced on Monday the recovery of 36 antiquities from the Spanish authorities, which were smuggled to Madrid during 2014. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 12 déc. 21 : Egypt has recovered nearly 30,000 antiquities since 2011: Official…

Egypt has recovered nearly 30,000 illegally smuggled artifacts from abroad since 2011, including 5,300 in 2021 alone, General Supervisor of the Repatriation Antiquities Department Shaaban Abdel-Gawad said on Saturday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 9 déc. 21 : Israel to reportedly return 100 stolen Egyptian antiquities to Egypt…

The Israeli Foreign Minister, Yair Lapid, will return to Egypt about 100 stolen antiquities that were confiscated during a smuggle attempt to Israel, Hebrew media reported. Read Full Story…

Workshop

Egypt Today du 12 oct. 21 : Al-Sennari House to hold ‘The Art of Designing Accessories’ workshop on October 13…

On October 13 at 4 p.m., Al-Sennari Archaeological House will host an art workshop entitled "The Art of Designing Accessories”. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 oct. 21 : Fashion in Ancient Egypt’ free workshop to be held in Al-Sennari House on October 6…

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina, through Al-Sennari House and the Center for Documentation of Civilized and Natural Heritage, is organizing a free workshop for children and youth under the title "Fashion in Ancient Egypt". Read Full Story…