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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 août 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 25 août 21 : Small pyramid-shaped metal artifact unearthed in Norfolk, England…

Archaeologists in England have discovered a small pyramid-shaped metal artifact that may have been used by an elite warrior in the ancient ages in Norfolk. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 août 21 : Recent excavations in Spain’s Salamanca uncovers amulets belonging to Egyptian deity Hathor…

The recent excavation of the San Vicente Hill in Salamanca, central northern Spain, uncovered amulets of the Egyptian goddess Hathor, which was made in ancient Egypt and reached the peninsula around 1000 BC. Read Full Story…

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…

Alexandrie

Egypt Today du 27 août 21 : Egypt uncovers remains of residential, commercial suburb at Al-Shatbi area in Alexandria…

Remains of a residential and commercial suburb which was located outside the walls of Egypt’s capital city during Graeco-Roman era were discovered at the Al-Shatbi area in Alexandria by Egyptian archaeological mission. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 août 21 : Polish mission announces discovery of unique urban complex in ancient Marea port of Alexandria…

The Polish mission working in excavations in the vicinity of the ancient Egyptian port of Marea, near the city of Alexandria, announced the discovery of buried ruins of a free-standing urban complex that was built during the Coptic era in Egypt, and part of the Byzantine Empire during the sixth century AD. 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

Ahram Hebdo du 18 août 21 : Les Archives nationales passent au numérique…

C’est à proximité de la Citadelle de Salaheddine que Mohamad Ali a construit, sur un plateau, « Al-Daftar Khana ». Cet édifice architectural est depuis plus de 200 ans le gardien de la mémoire de l’Egypte. 150 millions de documents officiels, des textes gouvernementaux et des cartes ayant trait à l’Egypte de 1805 à 1962 y sont conservés. Lire la suite…

Ahram Hebdo du 18 août 21 : Chérif Hazem : Nous travaillons sans relâche pour achever ce projet en 5 ans…

Dr Chérif Hazem, conseiller du ministre des Finances, revient sur les enjeux du projet de numérisation des Archives nationales. Lire la suite…

Ahram Hebdo du 18 août 21 : La mémoire de l’Egypte en ligne…

La bibliothèque numérique « La Mémoire de l’Egypte contemporaine », que l’on peut consulter sur le site http://modernegypt.bibalex.org, emmène l’internaute à travers un voyage de 200 ans dans l’histoire de l’Egypte contemporaine. Ce site Web interactif fournit un aperçu détaillé de l’histoire contemporaine, y compris le patrimoine oral et écrit. Lire la suite…

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…

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

Daily News Egypt du 24 août 21 : Khufu Ship: Egypt’s 4,600-year-old vessel makes one last journey…

Early August, Ancient Egypt King Khufu’s 4,600-year-old ship traveled from its longtime home near the Giza Pyramids to a dedicated building within the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), a state-of-the-art venue set to open outside the capital Cairo in late 2021. Read Full Story…

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…

Dromos

Egypt Today du 30 août 21 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. concludes visit to Luxor by inspecting Al-Kebbash Road…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled El-Enani concluded his visit to Luxor Governorate by inspecting Al-Kebbash Road [Rams Road] and Luxor Temple, in order to follow up on the latest developments in the restoration works being carried out there. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 août 21 : Al-Kebbash Road renovation: The largest world project…

The Karnak Temples area witnessed the largest national project to save 29 statues of rams inside the Karnak temples, after completing the restoration of the statues and protecting them from destruction. Read Full Story…

Le Caire historique

Egypt Today du 25 août 21 : Developing Historic Cairo to restore its cultural splendour…

Under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, the Egyptian state is currently focusing on raising the citizens’ awareness of numerous important issues, mainly to immunize youth against extremism. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 21 août 21 : Historic Cairo’s monuments getting a glow up…

Within the framework of the government’s attempt to develop and revive Historic Cairo to its original glory, Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities inspected the development of a number of monuments in Historic Cairo. Read Full Story…

Palais Muhammad Alî

Egypt Today du 15 août 21 : Restoration works of Cairo’s Mohammed Ali Pasha Palace resumes in full swing…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is conducting a project to restore and rehabilitate the Palace of Mohammad 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…

Temple d'Isnâ

Egypt Today du 29 août 21 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. visits Esna Temple for inspection…

After officially inaugurating Wekalat Al-Gedawi in Esna on August 29, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enani visited Esna Temple, in order to inspect the latest developments in the restoration works and to follow up on the necessary equipment needed for the development of the entire archaeological area to make it available for local and international tourists as soon as possible. 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…

Temple de Karnak

Egypt Today du 2 août 21 : 60% of restoration of Great Pillar Hall of Karnak Temple completed…

The restoration team from the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, in cooperation with a number of graduates of the restoration departments of Luxor and South Valley Universities as well as the Institute of Restoration in Luxor, has completed nearly 60 percent of the restoration work of the first column in the Great Pillar Hall in Karnak Temple. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 1er août 21 : Karnak Temples’ Great Hypostyle Hall undergoes restoration…

In preparation for the gala opening of the Sphinxes Avenue development project in Luxor, the Karnak Temples’ Great Hypostyle Hall is under restoration. Read Full Story…

Wekalat Al-Gedawi

Egypt Today du 29 août 21 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. inaugurates Wekalat Al-Gedawi after 2 years of rigorous restoration works…

On August 29, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enani inaugurated Wekalat Al-Gedawi in the city of Esna, after completing its restoration and development, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Read Full Story…

Wekalet Al-Geddawy

Ahram Online du 29 août 21 : Esna’s Wekalet Al-Geddawy reopens after two years of restoration…

At the small town of Esna in Egypt’s Luxor governorate is located Wekalet Al-Geddawy waiting for its visitors after two years of being hidden under scaffolding for restoration and development. 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…

Barque de Chéops

Egypt Today du 31 août 21 : Steel frame to be used for assembling Second Khufu Solar Ship in Grand Egyptian Museum…

Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Archaeological Affairs at the Grand Egyptian Museum El-Tayeb Abbas said that the condition of the wood of the Second Khufu Solar Ship differs from that of the first ship wood. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 août 21 : Second Khufu Solar Ship to be restored live before visitors at Egypt’s Grand Museum…

Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Archaeological Affairs at the Grand Egyptian Museum Al-Tayeb Abbas said that the Grand Egyptian Museum’s visitors will see the restoration work of the second Khufu Solar Ship in action, during their visit to the museum. Read Full Story…

Ahram Hebdo du 11 août 21 : La barque de Chéops, nouveau joyau du GEM…

Après plus de 67 ans, la barque solaire du roi Chéops quitte son musée situé au pied de la grande pyramide de Guiza pour retrouver sa dernière demeure au Nouveau Grand Musée égyptien (GEM), dont l’ouverture est prévue prochainement. Lire la suite…

Egypt Today du 10 août 21 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities uploads video documenting transfer process of Khufu’s First Solar Ship to Grand Egyptian Museum…

Egypt’s Ministry Of Tourism & Antiquities uploads a video documenting the transfer process of Khufu’s Solar Ship to the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 8 août 21 : King Khufu’s Boat arrives at Grand Egyptian Museum…

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received King Khufu’s Boat, in the early hours of Saturday morning. This comes 48 hours after the start of transferring it from its display in the pyramid antiquities area to the museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 août 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities transfers king Khufu ship from pyramids’ archeological area to Grand Egyptian Museum…

Egypt Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities transferred king Khufu ship from its current location in the pyramids’ archeological area to its new display at the Grand Egyptian Museum on August 6. Read Full Story…

GEM

Egypt Today du 31 août 21 : Minister of Tourism & Antiquities follows up on transfer of heavy objects, exhibition halls of King Tutankhamun at Grand Egyptian Museum…

Dr. Khaled El-Enany Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, held a meeting on Tuesday to follow up on the transfer of heavy objects and the exhibition halls of King Tutankhamun’s treasures at the Grand Egyptian Museum and met with the team to thank them for their efforts. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 août 21 : Lengthy workshop to discuss strategy of operating services at Grand Egyptian Museum held on Aug. 17…

On August 17, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled El-Enani presided over a lengthy workshop attended by members of the GEM’s board of directors, specialists in the ministry, officials and representatives of the Hassan Allam coalition -which won the provision and operation of services in the museum. Read Full Story…

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…

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 Rosette

Egypt Today du 4 août 21 : Egypt’s Rasheed National Museum holds numerous workshops during August 2021…

The Rasheed National Museum is organizing a series of training workshops during August, under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and under the supervision of the Museums Sector of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. 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…

NMEC

Egypt Today du 17 août 21 : National Museum of Egyptian Civilization launches ‘NMEC Summer School’ training activities…

The summer training organized by the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization for students and graduates of the faculties of archeology with its various departments [Egyptian antiquities, Islamic antiquities, and restoration] was launched under the title “NMEC Summer School.” Read Full Story…

IV - Expositions archéologiques

Egypt Today du 16 août 21 : Ministers of Tourism and Antiquities, Trade and Industry discuss final preparations for Egyptian participation in Expo 2020 Dubai…

Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea received Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Enani, to discuss the final preparations for the Egyptian participation in Expo 2020 in Dubai, which will be hosted by the United Arab Emirates for a period of 6 months, starting from October 1. Read Full Story…

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…

NMEC

Ahram Online du 23 août 21 : Items from the Pharaohs Golden Parade on display in the NMEC…

To commemorate the Pharaohs Golden Parade — where 22 royal mummies were transported from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) — the sheet music, conductor’s baton, and samples of the clothes that were used in the parade are now on display at the entrance of the NMEC’s main hall. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 août 21 : NMEC displays costumes, accessories, musical notes & conductor’s baton used during Pharaohs’ Golden Parade…

In order to commemorate the exceptional Pharaohs’ Golden Parade, which attracted the world’s attention in April,, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat displays four pieces of costumes and accessories that were used in the procession, in addition to the musical score and the conductor’s baton, in the museum’s reception area. Read Full Story…

Palais Empain

Egypt Today du 23 août 21 : Baron Empain Palace hosts ‘On the Banks of the Nile’ art exhibition…

As part of the celebration of the International Day of Photography on August 19, and the celebrations of the Nile Flood on August 15, Head of the Islamic, Coptic and Judaic Antiquities Sector at the Supreme Council of Antiquities Osama Talaat inaugurated on August 23 an art exhibition at the Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis, under the title “On the Banks of the Nile”. Read Full Story…

V - Thèmes généraux

Egypt Today du 24 août 21 : Al-Sennari House to host ‘Professions & Crafts in Ancient Egypt’ workshop on Aug. 25…

Al-Sennari House and the Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage, affiliated to the Cultural Communication Sector at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, are organizing an art workshop for children under the title "Professions and Crafts in Ancient Egypt" on August 25 at 11 a.m. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 août 21 : Head of [NOUH]: Andraus Palace is not registered within Egypt’s Coordination Facilities…

Since the process of demolishing the historic Andraus Palace, located on the Nile Corniche in Luxor, began, news that the palace is registered within Egypt’s Civil Coordination Facilities circulated on social media platforms. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 août 21 : Sisi follows up on all tourism, archaeological projects: Min. of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enani…

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enani asserted that President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is closely following up all tourism and archaeological projects, affirming that the unprecedented archaeological inaugurations witnessed in Egypt were done under Sisi’s directives. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 août 21 : Egypt issues commemorative coins to immortalize exceptional Pharaoh’s Golden Parade…

In commemoration of the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade, where Egypt’s royal mummies were transferred from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat on April 3, 2021, the Ministry of Finance issued a commemorative silver coin of L.E 100 bearing the ceremonial logo in Arabic and English to document this exceptional event. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 août 21 : Egypt’s Architecture House to discuss “New Hermopolis Project" on Aug. 3…

The Egyptian Architecture House of the Cultural Development Fund sector is holding a symposium entitled: Reviving the "New Hermopolis" project. The symposium will be moderated by Mervat Abdel-Naser on August 3 at 6 p.m. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 août 21 : Egypt’s NOUH to chronicle architectural history of Garden City neighborhood within ‘City Memory’ series…

Within the "City Memory" series, Egypt’s National Organization for Urban Harmony is preparing a documentary book to chronicle the architectural, historical and social life of the historic Garden City neighborhood in Cairo. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 août 21 : Queen Nefertari to be printed on Egypt’s new L.E 20 bank note…

The cash printing machines at the new Central Bank of Egypt in the Administrative Capital, is issuing the denominations of the new Egyptian currency, which represents a civilizational shift as it is made of polymer, known in the media as plastic money. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 août 21 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organizes trip for academically outstanding students from North Sinai Governorate…

The office of the General Egyptian Authority for Tourism Promotion in the city of Arish organized a three-day trip for 25 outstanding students from North Sinai Governorate to visit the tourist and archaeological sites in Cairo. Read Full Story…

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…

Conférence

Egypt Today du 22 août 21 : Zahi Hawass gives lecture on Egypt’s recent archaeological discoveries in Los Angeles, USA…

Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass gave a lecture on Egypt’s recent archaeological discoveries, in Los Angeles, USA. He stressed that this event is a strong promotional means for culture and tourism in Egypt. Read Full Story…

coopération

Egypt Today du 31 août 21 : U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen visits Habu city, Luxor Temple…

U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen visited Habu city in Luxor on Monday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 25 août 21 : Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Egypt requests assistance of Egyptian expertise in restoration of manuscripts…

Head of the National Library & Archives Nevin Mohamed Moussa received on August 25 Khairat Lama Sharif, the ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Cairo, at the Egyptian National Library and Archives. Read Full Story…

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…

covid-19

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

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

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

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

Enchères

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

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

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

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

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

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

Formation

Egypt Today du 9 août 21 : Egypt’s BA to hold remote training courses for students, graduates of Department of History, Tourist Guidance & Archaeology…

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina announced remote training courses for students and graduates of the Departments of History, Tourist Guidance and Archeology through the Antiquities Museum in cooperation with the Zahi Hawass Center for Egyptology, where applicants will receive a number of interactive scientific courses (online), within the framework of the museum and center’s plan for the current cultural season 2021. Read Full Story…

Publications

Egypt Today du 23 août 21 : AUC Press releases ‘The Luxor Obelisk and Its Voyage to Paris’ book…

AUC Press released “The Luxor Obelisk and Its Voyage to Paris” book written by Apollinaire Lebas. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 août 21 : Center for Coptic Studies at Egypt’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina issues specialized periodical in Coptic studies…

The Center for Coptic Studies at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina has issued a specialized periodical in Coptic studies entitled “Coptica Alexandrina” (CA). Read Full Story…

Saisies archéologiques

Egypt Today du 18 août 21 : 34 antique coins seized at Cairo International Airport…

The archaeological unit, in cooperation with the Customs Administration at Terminal 2 at Cairo International Airport, succeeded in seizing 34 antique coins in the possession of a passenger who was trying to smuggle them. Read Full Story…

UNESCO

Daily News Egypt du 9 août 21 : UNESCO elects Saudi Arabia as vice-chair of World Heritage Committee for 2021-2023…

The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) elected Saudi Arabia as vice-chair of the Arab group in the Committee for 2021-2023. Read Full Story…