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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 18 juin 2022.

I - Recherches et découvertes archéologiques

II - Restauration, préservation

III - Musées

IV - Expositions archéologiques

V - Thèmes généraux


I - Recherches et découvertes archéologiques

Al-Monitor du 17 juin 22 : New dinosaur fossil discovered in Egyptian desert…

An Egyptian team of paleontologists has discovered fossils of a dinosaur that lived 98 million years ago in the Bahariya Oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 juin 22 : Remains of a 2,100-year-old Gallo-Roman worship complex found in France…

French archaeologists found the long-lost remains of the 2,100-year-old Gallo-Roman worship complex in Rennes, Brittany (northwestern France) on a hilltop with sweeping views of the Flume valley. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 13 juin 22 : First Muslims in the Levant: Archaeological evidence in Syria reveals new details…

A new study that combines archaeological, historical and biological data was published by Science Daily and revealed new insights into the early Islamic period in Syria. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 juin 22 : China to establish first ‘gene bank’ of ancient ceramics…

China plans to set up a "gene bank" of ancient ceramics in east China’s Jiangxi Province, based on data from about 20 million ceramic pieces collected over nearly 40 years. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 juin 22 : Did migrations occur in Africa 65,000 years ago? Discovered tools explain…

A team of international scientists discovered a fact about the first humans who lived in South Africa between 60,000 and 65,000 years ago. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 9 juin 22 : Egyptian scientists document fossil of 98-million-year-old dinosaur in Bahariya Oasis…

An Egyptian team of paleontologists took part in documenting the fossil of a large, carnivorous predatory dinosaur that lived 98 million years ago in the Bahariya Oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 juin 22 : Archaeologist seeks to recreate ancient Egypt’s ‘torsion method’ for olive oil production…

Emlyn Dodd, an archaeologist who specializes in the study of ancient food and drink, seeks to recreate the ancient and original method of pressing Egyptian olive oil called the "torsion method", which was first documented 4,600-4,500 years ago. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 juin 22 : 15 Egyptian restorers, museum curators to receive intensive museology training in Italy…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enani issued a decision for 15 restorers and curators of Egyptian antiquities to obtain an intensive training program in the field of museology in Italy. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 juin 22 : Abelisauroid, a killer dinosaur, lived in Egypt 98 million years ago…

An international team of vertebrate paleontologists led by Egypt succeeded in documenting the fossil of a predatory dinosaur that lived 98 million years ago in the Bahariya Oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 juin 22 : Attempts continue to re-create Cleopatra VII’s perfume…

Cleopatra VII is considered the most famous woman of antiquity.

This prompted archaeologists to search for the mysteries related to the life of this famous Egyptian queen. Researchers from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa recently tried to shed light on a very special aspect of the queen’s life related to the perfume she used to wear. So what results have they achieved in this field? Read Full Story…

Al-Monitor du 5 juin 22 : Ancient holder of pharaoh’s secret documents found in Saqqara…

After another year of exploring the depths of the Saqqara necropolis, a Polish archaeological mission has announced the discovery of a 4,300-year-old tomb that belonged to an ancient Egyptian officer in charge of secret documents during the reign of the first pharaohs of the Sixth Dynasty, around 2,300 BC. Read Full Story…

Al-Monitor du 5 juin 22 : Egypt to nominate fossil hotspot to UNESCO’s list…

The Egyptian Ministry of Environment has prepared a file to nominate the Gebel (Mountain) Qatrani area in Fayoum, 100 kilometers (62 miles) southwest of Cairo, for UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Read Full Story…

Al-Monitor du 2 juin 22 : Half-mummy confuses Egyptian archaeologists…

The half-mummy discovered in the tomb of Karabaskin in the Al-Asasif area in Luxor (southern Egypt) in 2014 is still a mystery that archaeologists are seeking to solve. Read Full Story…

Al-Monitor du 24 mai 22 : Egyptian-German archaeologists unveil inscriptions, reliefs of Esna Temple…

The joint Egyptian-German archaeological mission working on the restoration of the Temple of Esna, which sits on the west bank of the Nile 55 kilometers (34 miles) to the south of Luxor, has unveiled, for the first time, the inscriptions, reliefs and colors of the temple’s ceilings and walls after completing restoration and cleaning works. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 mai 22 : How did ancient Mayans keep their teeth healthy?…

A new study conducted by the Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico City, revealed that the adhesives that were used to attach gemstones to the teeth of the Mayan people may have antibacterial properties that promote oral health. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 mai 22 : Why did ancient Egyptians sleep on pillows made of stone?…

Humans have known sleep on soft pillows 2000 years ago, but the ancient Egyptians used to rest their heads on pillows made of stone. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 mai 22 : Archaeologists uncover tomb of top ancient Egyptian official…

Around 4300 years ago, an ancient Egyptian man who dealt with the secret documents of King Teti died in an unexpected way. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 mai 22 : Believe it or not: Cleopatra VII spoke 8 languages & wrote medicinal prescriptions…

Cleopatra VII (69-30 BC) was the Queen of Egypt. Cleopatra VII was portrayed as the most powerful woman who took advantage of her position. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 mai 22 : Why did ancient Egyptian King Pepi II Neferkare order slaves to be covered with honey?…

Pepi II Neferkare was one of the Egyptian pharaohs of the Sixth Dynasty, in the Old Kingdom, who took the throne at the age of six. He ruled from c. 2278 BC. In the beginning, his mother was his guardian. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 mai 22 : Learn about the history of glass & its importance to kings 3600 years ago…

Today, glass is an ordinary material used mostly in construction, but in history it was among the treasures of kings and their royal dynasties. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 mai 22 : Study reveals Gebelein man died with a dagger…

Ancient Egypt is famous for its mummification practices.

Among the significant discovered mummies are the six Gebelein mummies that are distinct for being natural mummies from the late Predynastic period, about 3400 BC. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 mai 22 : Oldest diplomatic documents in history: Why did the Pharaohs write the Amarna Letters?…

The 3,400-year-old Amarna Letters were written on clay tablets in the era of the ancient Egyptians.

They are considered the oldest diplomatic documents ever found that include written correspondence between the ancient Egyptians and nearby kings. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 mai 22 : Egyptian-German archaeological mission restoring Esna Temple succeeds in revealing dazzling inscriptions, reliefs…

The joint Egyptian-German archaeological mission working in Esna Temple succeeded in revealing for the first time the inscriptions, reliefs and colors on the ceilings and walls of the temple, after completing the cleaning works taking place as part of the temple’s restoration project. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 13 mai 22 : Ancient engravings, reliefs uncovered during restoration of Temple of Esna…

The Egyptian-German archaeological mission has uncovered original reliefs and engravings on the walls and ceilings of Temple of Esna in Luxor, Upper Egypt during ongoing restoration work. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 mai 22 : Recent study reveals what is left of emerald mines in the eastern desert of Egypt…

A recent study presented a topographical discovery of the emerald mines in the eastern desert of Egypt, consisting of dozens of closed rooms, tunnels and sacred places dating back to the Greco-Roman and Byzantine periods. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 mai 22 : Explore the world of essential oils, ointments in Ancient Egypt…

Ramesses VI faced a challenge when he became king of Egypt in 1145 BC. The new pharaoh’s first task was to rid the land of the smell of fish and birds, according to instructions contained in a hymn written by Ramesses VI upon his accession to the throne. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 mai 22 : Ancient-origins sheds light on the discovery of 85 2,000-year-old tombs in Sohag…

The ancient-origins website shed light on the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ discovery of a huge number of ancient tombs in Sohag Governorate. Read Full Story…

Al-Monitor du 5 mai 22 : Ancient temple to Zeus uncovered in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula…

Egyptian archaeologists recently unearthed the ruins of a temple of the Greek god Zeus along with other antiquities from the early Christian and Islamic eras in North Sinai. Read Full Story…

Al-Monitor du 4 mai 22 : Egyptian archaeologists unearth ancient pottery workshop in Alexandria…

An Egyptian archaeological mission recently made several discoveries in western Alexandria, including a workshop for the manufacture of amphoras, a cemetery, several coins dating back to the Ptolemaic era and about 100 other archaeological finds. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 avr. 22 : Animation appeared thousands of years ago through rock carvings, study…

A recent British study confirmed that the oldest animation in the world did not appear in the late 19th century as widely believed, but rather thousands of years before that when images of ancient animals on flat stones were deliberately engraved so that they appear animated in the dim light of fire. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 avr. 22 : Analytical chemists, archaeologists aim to recreate scents in ancient Egyptian tombs…

A team of analytical chemists and archaeologists recently attempted to reconstruct the scents of the ancient Egyptian tomb of two high-ranking individuals, chief architect Kha, and his wife Merit. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 22 mars 22 : Marble stone embodying hunting scene from prehistoric era discovered in Eastern Desert…

Archaeological researcher, Mahmoud Tony made an important discovery, a few days ago, during an expedition in the Eastern Desert, for a marble stone with drawings, dating back to the prehistoric era, embodying a hunting scene from that period. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 mars 22 : Ancient stone sarcophagus discovered under Notre Dame cathedral in France…

Archaeologists uncovered an ancient lead sarcophagus under Notre Dame cathedral, along with fragments of a rood screen, offering new insight into the history of the building, which is currently undergoing reconstruction after a devastating fire in 2019. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 mars 22 : How huge fish are mummified at marine museums in Egypt…

Marine biologists and technicians at the branch of the National Institute of Marine Sciences in Hurghada city mummify dead marine creatures and display them in the museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 11 mars 22 : King Tut’s dagger may have been made of meteorites: study…

Archaeologists were stunned when they discovered that a golden-colored dagger found in the tomb of King Tutankhamun was made of a substance that scientists believe came from “outer space.” Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 mars 22 : Are mermaids real?…

A scientific team in Japan published a report explaining that mermaids are real. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 mars 22 : Archaeologist reveals the roots of mummification in ancient Egypt…

Very few civilizations could leave behind as many amazing archaeological treasures and monuments as the ancient Egyptian civilization. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 mars 22 : Recent study reveals remnants of emerald mines in Egypt’s eastern desert…

A recent study presented a topographical discovery of the emerald mines in the eastern desert of Egypt, which includes dozens of closed rooms, tunnels and sacred places dating back to the Greco-Roman and Byzantine periods. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 mars 22 : Remains of victims of funeral rituals found near a 1,000-year-old mummy in Peru…

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of 20 people who may have been victims of a sacrifice ritual near a Peruvian mummy in the ancient city of Cajamarquilla ,on the outskirts of Lima, the capital of Peru. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 mars 22 : Was King Tutankhamun’s dagger made of materials that came from space?…

A recent study published in the American Journal of Meteoritics and Planetary Sciences stated that the secret behind the mysterious dagger of King Tutankhamun, which remained rust-free despite being made of iron, is that the materials used in making the dagger may have come from outer space, from a meteorite that hit the earth while the king lived. Read Full Story…

Alexandrie

Egypt Independent du 12 avr. 22 : Roman-era pottery-making workshop uncovered in Alexandria…

The Egyptian archaeological mission of the Supreme Council of Antiquities working at the Tabet Matwah site, west of Alexandria: managed to uncover remains of a workshop for the manufacture of pottery (amphora) dating back to the early Roman era, during the excavations it is conducting at the site. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 avr. 22 : Roman-era pottery manufacturing workshop discovered in Egypt’s Alexandria…

The Egyptian archaeological mission of the Supreme Council of Antiquities working at the Tibet Mutawah site, west of Alexandria, succeeded in uncovering a workshop for the manufacture of pottery (amphoras) dating back to the early Roman era. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 11 avr. 22 : Graeco-Roman pottery workshop, storage facility unearthed in Alexandria…

During archaeological excavations carried out at Tabet Al-Motaweh area, west of Alexandria, an Egyptian archaeological mission uncovered a Graeco-Roman pottery workshop and a storage building. Read Full Story…

Kom Ombo

Ahram Online du 2 mars 22 : Administrative Centre from the First Intermediate Period uncovered in Kom Ombo…

Remains of a large administrative facility from the First Intermediate Period were uncovered during an excavation carried out by an Austrian-Egyptian mission led by Eriny Foster this week at the Upper Egyptian town of Kom Ombo that lies approximately 45 km north of Aswan on the east bank of the Nile River. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 mars 22 : Administrative center dating back to the First Transitional Period discovered in Aswan…

The joint Egyptian-Austrian archaeological mission, working at the Kom Ombo Temple in Aswan, discovered an administrative center dating back to the First Transitional Period. Read Full Story…

Matariyya

Al-Monitor du 18 juin 22 : New archaeological discovery in King Khufu’s reign…

On June 13, the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced the discovery of granite stone blocks from the era of King Khufu in the Temple of the Sun, in addition to foundations from the temple’s courtyard, dating back to the New Kingdom. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 juin 22 : Why unearthing stone blocks from King Khufu’s reign deemed an important discovery?…

The joint Egyptian-German archaeological mission working in Al-Matariya (Heliopolis) succeeded in discovering granite stone blocks from the era of King Khufu in the Temple of the Sun; as well as the foundations of the temple’s courtyard, which date back to the New Kingdom; and a number of statues and altars. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 juin 22 : Egypt discovers blocks dating back to Khufu’s reign at the open-air museum of Matariya…

Egyptian-German archaeological mission announced the discovery of foundations of the Temple of the Sun as well as blocks dating back to Khufu’s reign at the open-air museum of Matariya, in Cairo’s Heliopolis. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 13 juin 22 : Egyptian-German mission discovers blocks from Khufu’s reign in Cairo’s Matariya…

An Egyptian-German archaeological mission has recently unearthed the foundations of the Temple of the Sun and blocks dating back to Khufu’s reign at the open-air museum of Matariya, in Cairo’s Heliopolis. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 13 juin 22 : Stone blocks date to King Khufu era in Temple of the Sun unearthed in unprecedented discovery…

The joint Egyptian-German archaeological mission working in Matariya (Heliopolis) succeeded in discovering granite stone blocks from the era of King Khufu in the Temple of the Sun, in addition to the foundations of the temple’s courtyard, which dates back to the era of the New Kingdom, and some statues and altars. Read Full Story…

Nord-Sinaï

Egypt Independent du 26 avr. 22 : Remains of Zeus Cassius Temple unearthed in North Sinai archaeological area…

The Egyptian archaeological mission working at the site of Tal al-Farma in North Sinai archaeological area discovered the remains of a temple belonging to the god Zeus Cassius, according to a statement by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 avr. 22 : Ruins of ancient temple for Zeus Cassius discovered in Egypt’s North Sinai…

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri said that the Egyptian archaeological mission working at Pelusium [Tel Al-Farma] in the North Sinai Archaeological Area succeeded in uncovering the remains of the Temple of Zeus Cassius. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 25 avr. 22 : Egypt uncovers remains of Zeus Caseous Temple in North Sinai…

An Egyptian archaeological mission uncovered the remains of the Graeco-Roman Temple of Zeus Caseous in Tel Farama site in North Sinai. Read Full Story…

Saqqâra

Egypt Today du 19 mars 22 : All what you need to know about the five newly discovered 5 tombs in Saqqara…

Egyptian excavation team discovered five tombs during excavations carried out on the northeastern side of King Merenre Pyramid in Saqqara necropolis. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 17 mars 22 : Five ancient Egyptian tombs uncovered in Saqqara…

Five tombs from the Old Kingdom and First Intermediate eras were recently uncovered during excavations carried out on the northeastern side of King Merenre Pyramid in Saqqara necropolis. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 mars 22 : Details of new archaeological discovery in Egypt’s Saqqara to be announced on March 19…

In the early hours of March 17, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enani inspected the excavations of the Egyptian archaeological mission working northwest of the Pyramid of Merenre in Saqqara. Read Full Story…

Suhâg

Al-Monitor du 16 mai 22 : Egyptian mission unearths 85 tombs, temple for Isis goddess in Upper Egypt…

An Egyptian archaeological mission has discovered a tower house, in addition to the remains of a Ptolemaic temple and about 85 tombs dating back to different periods from the end of the Old Kingdom until the end of the Ptolemaic period in Sohag, southern Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 mai 22 : Huge archaeological discoveries in Gabal el-Haridi area of Sohag…

The Egyptian archaeological mission operating in the Gabal el-Haridi area of Sohag, affiliated to the Supreme Council of Antiquities, succeeded in uncovering one of the checkpoints and observation points from the era of King Ptolemy III. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 4 mai 22 : Checkpoint, remains of archaeological temple from the Ptolemaic era discovered in Sohag…

The Egyptian archaeological mission operating in the Haridi region of Sohag and affiliated to the Supreme Council of Antiquities, discovered a checkpoint and an observation point dating back to the era of King Ptolemy III, complementing excavations in the early 2000s that discovered parts of it. Read Full Story…

Tell al-Kidwa

Egypt Today du 1er mars 22 : Egyptian mission working in Tel el-Kedwa succeeds in discovering Lost Horus Road water wells…

The Egyptian archaeological mission operating in the Tel el-Kedwa area in North Sinai succeeded in discovering a group of the lost Horus Road water wells, which date back to Pharaonic times, as part of the Sinai Development Project 2021-2022. Read Full Story…

II - Restauration, préservation

Egypt Today du 13 juin 22 : King Farouk’s ‘Royal Diesel’ restored to its glory…

The Egyptian Railways Authority completed the restoration of the royal train dating back to the era of King Farouk and restored it to its initial condition, while preserving its ancient archaeological character and historical form. Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 25 mai 22 : La mosquée d’Al-Maridani retrouve sa beauté d’antan…

La société Agha Khan aachevé les travaux de restauration de la mosquée mamelouke d’Al-Maridani. Celle-ci ouvreses portes aux visiteurs. Lire la suite…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 18 mai 22 : Des sites de l’ancienne Nubie réhabilités…

La première phase de réaménagement de deux sites archéologiques à Assouan vient de s’achever. Elle vise à inclure les temples d’Amada et d’Al-Séboue sur la liste des sites touristiques. Lire la suite…

Egypt Today du 15 mai 22 : Archaeologist highlights importance of Egypt’s Abu Mena Monastery as an exceptional global value…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enani, visited Abu Mena Heritage Site in Burj Al-Arab area in Alexandria to inspect the project to lower the level of groundwater at the site. Read Full Story…

Al-Monitor du 13 mai 22 : Experts warn Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia at risk as ancient gate damaged…

One of Turkey’s most significant historical artifacts, the Hagia Sophia, has been vandalized. Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 11 mai 22 : Sauver le patrimoine africain en le valorisant…

L’Université Senghor a célébré le 5 mai la Journée du patrimoine mondial africain. Les enjeux de la conservation de ce patrimoine et de sa représentativité étaient au coeur des discussions. Lire la suite…

Al-Monitor du 3 mai 22 : Egypt launches renovation of rare weapon cache dating back to Muhammad Ali Pasha era…

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced April 24 the start of the restoration of the Gunpowder Factory, known as the Gabkhana, which consists of a warehouse and factory of weapons and ammunition dating back to the era of Muhammad Ali Pasha, in the Istabl Antar area in the capital Cairo. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 avr. 22 : 66 years passed since establishment of Egypt’s Antiquities Registration Center…

April 25, 2022 marks the 66th anniversary of establishing the Egyptian Antiquities Registration Center, which is one of the most important archaeological scientific centers in Egypt and a keeper of documents and information that record the most important eras of archaeological work. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 avr. 22 : Restoration of Hassan Fathi Village in New Qurna shortlisted for 3rd Sharjah ICCROM Award…

The restoration project of the Hassan Fathi Village in New Qurna -which was recently inaugurated by Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem-, has been shortlisted for the Sharjah ICCROM Award for Good Practices in Preserving and Protecting Cultural Heritage in the Arab Region 2020-2022 in its third edition. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 avr. 22 : Transfer of Khufu’s Solar Ship to GEM makes it to ICCROM Award’s shortlist…

The project of transferring Khufu’s Solar Ship to the Grand Egyptian Museum was included in the shortlist of the projects nominated for the third edition of the ICCROM-Sharjah Award for Good Practices in Culture Heritage Conservation and Management in the Arab Region (2020-2022), which is held under the patronage of Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammad Al-Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. Read Full Story…

Al-Monitor du 10 avr. 22 : Egypt saves only remaining monument from Ikhshidid era…

To save the monument from being submerged under the sulfur Ain el-Sira Lake south of Cairo, Egypt has announced the relocation of Mashhad al-Tabataba, the only monument left from the Ikhshidid era. Read Full Story…

Al-Monitor du 7 avr. 22 : Threat of demolition looms over Cairo’s historic necropolis…

A group of architects, historians and other heritage enthusiasts have launched a campaign to safeguard the City of the Dead in the face of the government’s new infrastructure plans. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 mars 22 : UNESCO prepares documentary film on project reviving Hassan Fathi village in New Qurna…

UNESCO prepared a documentary film on the restoration and revitalization of Hassan Fathi Village [New Qurna] on Luxor’s West Bank. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 mars 22 : Part of Egypt’s Babylon Fortress opens after its restoration…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities inaugurated part of the Babylon Fortress building in the Religions Complex in Old Cairo for visits, after the completion of the first phase of its restoration. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 20 mars 22 : “A part of the Babylon fort in Old Cairo opened to public after restoration…

After decades of being closed to visitors, a part of the Babylon fort located within the façade of the Coptic Museum in Old Cairo was inaugurated on Sunday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 1er mars 22 : UNESCO launches a year-long program on the future of heritage…

UNESCO has launched a year-long program to mobilize deep reflections on the future of heritage entitled The Next 50: World Heritage as a source of resilience, humanity and innovation. Read Full Story…

La Caire historique

Al-Monitor du 19 avr. 22 : Renovation work at historic Cairo mosque angers architects…

Several Egyptian architects believe that the renovation project of Al-Hussein Mosque in Cairo’s historic district has ruined the area’s heritage and architectural aspect. Read Full Story…

Synagogue Ben Ezra

Egypt Independent du 20 avr. 22 : Egypt begins restoration of Ben Ezra Synagogue…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Monday that it has begun working to restore the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Old Cairo. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 avr. 22 : Restoration works in Egypt’s Ben Ezra Synagogue launches…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the Supreme Council of Antiquities, started a project to restore the Ben Ezra Synagogue in the Religious Complex of Old Cairo. Read Full Story…

Temple de Karnak

Ahram Online du 10 avr. 22 : Hatshepsut obelisk re-erected in original location at Karnak Temple…

After decades of laying beside the sacred lake at Luxor’s Karnak Temple, a team of Egyptian restorers and archaeologists succeeded in re-erecting the restored Hatshepsut’s obelisk on Saturday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 avr. 22 : Hatshepsut Obelisk restored, re-erected successfully in Karnak Temples…

A team of archaeologists, restorers and engineers from the Supreme Council of Antiquities succeeded in restoring the obelisk of Queen Hatshepsut residing near the Sacred Lake in the Karnak Temples for decades. Read Full Story…

III - Musées

Egypt Today du 5 juin 22 : 2 museums, 2 archaeological sites added to Egypt’s electronic ticketing system…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities started operating the electronic ticketing system at the Luxor Museum, Mummification Museum of Ancient Art in Luxor, Esna Temple and Dendara Temple, as part of the ministry’s plan for digital transformation, and the development of an integrated electronic system of entry in all archaeological areas and museums open for visits nationwide. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 juin 22 : A unique wall of hieroglyphs bearing names of Egypt’s renowned kings, queens to welcome Grand Egyptian Museum’s visitors…

Throughout history, hieroglyphs have been associated with Ancient Egyptian civilization, as they were widely used in the inscriptions on the walls of temples and tombs. Read Full Story…

Al-Monitor du 25 mai 22 : Abu Dhabi gears up for first natural history museum in Gulf region…

Abu Dhabi is gearing up for the opening of the Natural History Museum in 2025, according to the Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi. The museum will be the first of its kind in the Gulf region and in the Arab region, with the exception of Lebanon, which has its own museum of marine and wildlife. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 24 mai 22 : Grand Egyptian Museum to be ready for inauguration on September 30…

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Monday that all works related to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will be completed on September 30, in preparation for its opening. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 mai 22 : World Squash Championship concludes in National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat…

On May 23, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat witnessed the final round of the World Squash Championship for men and women, which Egypt hosted from May 17 to 22, in the glass court located in the museum’s outer courtyard. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 mai 22 : International Museum Day 2022: The Power of Museums…

International Museum Day is celebrated annually on May 18. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 mai 22 : Egypt’s Airport Museums to receive transit visitors free-of-charge on May 18…

The two Cairo International Airport Museums at Terminals 2 and 3 will receive transit passengers free of charge on May 18, on the occasion of their first anniversary. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 16 mai 22 : Passengers at Cairo Airport can visit its museums free on Wednesday…

In celebration of the first anniversary of the opening of the two archaeological museums at Cairo International Airport, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Monday that museum visitors will be able to enter free of charge on 18 May. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 mai 22 : Mummification Museum in Luxor celebrates its silver jubilee…

On May 7, the Mummification Museum in Luxor celebrated its 25th anniversary. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 2 mai 22 : Egypt’s archaeological museums hold special exhibitions to celebrate Labour Day, Eid El-Fitr…

Archaeological museums all over Egypt celebrated Labour Day and the advent of Eid El-Fitr by organising special exhibitions in their foyers featuring collections of various artefacts depicting Egyptian celebrations across history. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 avr. 22 : Mummification Museum in Luxor highlights art of mummification in ancient Egypt…

Ancient Egyptians believed in the importance of preserving the body after death to ensure immortality in the afterlife. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 avr. 22 : More than 800K visitors in a year after inauguration: Official…

In April 2021, the whole world witnessed the majestic procession organized by Egypt to transport the royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 7 avr. 22 : Cairo airport invites transit passengers to visit its Archaeological Museum…

To promote and encourage travellers at Cairo International Airport to visit the Archaeological Museum on Terminal 2 during their transit in Egypt, a collection of banners and signage have been installed at different corners of the airport to attract more visitors. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 mars 22 : Royal Chariots Museum celebrates Orphan’s Day on March 28…

On March 28, the Royal Chariots Museum is organizing an event to celebrate Orphan’s Day, which falls on April 1 of each year. The celebration is held in cooperation with the General Administration of Historic Cairo. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 mars 22 : Egyptian Society of Arabesque & Mashrabiya Arts, Gayer Anderson Museum to hold 10th Annual Forum on March 22…

The Egyptian Society of Arabesque and Mashrabiya Arts, in coordination with the Gayer Anderson Museum, will hold the 10th Annual Forum, under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and the Ministry of Social Solidarity from March 22 to March 24. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 mars 22 : President of Louvre Museum in Paris visits Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, NMEC…

During her current visit to Egypt, President of the Louvre Museum in Paris Laurence des Cars and her accompanying delegation visited the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir and the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat. Read Full Story…

GEM

Egypt Independent du 19 mai 22 : Grand Egyptian Museum to be ready for inauguration on September 30…

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Monday that all works related to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will be completed on September 30, in preparation for its opening. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 mai 22 : Construction of much anticipated Grand Egyptian Museum to be completed by June 30, official…

The Board of Directors of the Grand Egyptian Museum held an important meeting on May 17, at the ministry’s headquarters in Zamalek. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 16 mai 22 : Work at Egypt’s Grand Egyptian Museum nears completion: Ministry…

Architectural work at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) is scheduled for completion by the end of June and interior finishes by the end of September, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Monday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 avr. 22 : Within 7 years, Egypt’s Grand Museum is 80% completed…

As we patiently await the inauguration of the Grand Egyptian Museum, the biggest museum dedicated to a single civilization, we review the work progress in the museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 1er mars 22 : 13 huge artifacts transferred from Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to Grand Egyptian Museum…

On February 28, the Grand Egyptian Museum received 13 huge artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, as part of the transfer of artifacts to be displayed at the museum. Read Full Story…

Musée de la momification

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 25 mai 22 : Le Musée de la momification fête ses 25 ans…

Situé sur la rive est de Louqsor, le Musée de la momification fête cette semaine son jubilé d’argent. Inauguré en 1997, l’établissement conserve sa splendeur et son charme. Lire la suite…

Ahram Online du 7 mai 22 : Mummification Museum in Luxor to celebrate its 25th anniversary with free guided tours…

To mark the 25th anniversary of the inauguration of the Mummification Museum in Luxor, the museum offered free guided tours to Egyptian visitors on Saturday 7 May. Read Full Story…

Musée gréco-romain

Egypt Today du 17 avr. 22 : Egypt’s Greco-Roman Museum receives 10 huge artifacts…

The Greco-Roman Museum in Alexandria received ten heavy artifacts to be put on display in the museum ahead of its opening once the development project is completed. Read Full Story…

NMEC

Egypt Today du 18 mai 22 : Spanish Flamenco star Annabelle Veloso performs in National Museum of Egyptian Civilization…

Within the framework of cultural and artistic events that the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat is keen to organize as part of its role as a civilization, cultural, educational and artistic beacon, the museum organized in cooperation with the Spanish Embassy in Cairo, an artistic flamenco evening, starring the famous international dancer Annabelle Veloso accompanied by her band. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 28 mars 22 : National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat receives International soprano Farah al-Dibani…

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat hosted the international Egyptian soprano Farah al-Dibani, within the framework of the cultural program organized by the museum’s authority to strengthen its role as a civilized cultural and educational institution. Read Full Story…

IV - Expositions archéologiques

Egypt Today du 16 juin 22 : Beyond King Tut’ exhibition in Canada highlights the history of Tutankhamun…

The Immersive Experience for Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence has announced that it will open an exhibition on Pharaonic King Tutankhamun using its technologies, for a limited time at the East Vancouver Convention Center in Canada, starting October 27. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 1er juin 22 : Two exhibitions on the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt held at Coptic Museum, Sharm El-Sheikh Museum…

The Coptic Museum and Sharm El-Sheikh Museum continue to hold the two temporary archaeological exhibitions on the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt, on the occasion of the anniversary of the entry of the Holy Family into Egypt, which falls on June 1 of each year. Read Full Story…

Al-Monitor du 23 mai 22 : New exhibition spotlights forgotten Egyptians who discovered King Tut…

Delving into the archives of British archaeologist Howard Carter, who led the mission down to the pharaoh’s burial chamber, the University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries shines a spotlight on the immense contribution of the locals — a role largely overlooked by history. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 mai 22 : British exhibition traces identity of Egyptian workers in Tutankhamun’s tomb discovery…

In November 1922, British archaeologists made history when they found the tomb of pharaoh Tutankhamun in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 11 mai 22 : Excursion dans l’histoire des hiéroglyphes…

A l’occasion du bicentenaire du déchiffrage de la langue de l’Egypte Ancienne, la Bibliothèque nationale de France organise une exposition du 12 avril au 24 juillet. Lire la suite…

Egypt Today du 27 avr. 22 : Zahi Hawass inaugurates exhibition of Tutankhamun’s replicas in Czech Republic…

Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass launched an exhibition of replicas of King Tutankhamun in Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 mars 22 : Descendants of the Builders’ temporary exhibition launches in Sohag National Museum…

Head of the Central Administration of Regional Museums in the Supreme Council of Antiquities’ Museums Sector Ahmed Hemeida inaugurated a temporary archaeological exhibition entitled “Descendants of the Builders” at the Sohag National Museum of Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 mars 22 : Egypt’s Academy of Arts in Rome to host ’Cleopatra between Egypt & Italy’ exhibition…

On March 21, the Egyptian Academy of Arts in Rome is holding an art exhibition entitled "Cleopatra between Egypt & Italy", in the presence of a number of artists, public figures and media professionals. Read Full Story…

Musée copte

Egypt Today du 13 mars 22 : Egypt’s Coptic Museum launches ‘Escape to Egypt’ exhibition…

On the occasion of the 112th launching anniversary of the Coptic Museum, the museum is holding the “Escape to Egypt” exhibition, which narrates the story of the journey of the Holy Family to Egypt. Read Full Story…

V - Thèmes généraux

Egypt Independent du 15 juin 22 : Tutankhamun Opera to be held in Luxor in November 5: Zahi Hawass from Italy…

The Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass announced that the Tutankhamun Opera will be shown on November 5 in front of the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Luxor for five days. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 juin 22 : Rome honors Zahi Hawass as the most famous Egyptologist in the world…

Inside the Square of Pienza located near Rome, the city honored Zahi Hawass as the most famous Egyptologist in the world. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 juin 22 : Min. of Culture, Min. of Tourism & Antiquities to launch 1st Suez Music & Singing Festival on June 24…

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enani, and Governor of Suez Abdel Majid Saqr, will launch the activities of the first Suez Music and Singing Festival, organized by the Ministry of Culture represented by the Egyptian Opera House, in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities represented by the Tourism Promotion Authority and the Suez Governorate. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 8 juin 22 : Tourism Ministry announces annual visitor fees to archaeological sites for Egyptians and Arabs…

In its push to revitalize the domestic tourism movement and raise archaeological awareness among the Egyptian public of all age groups, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities – represented by the Supreme Council of Antiquities – announced the annual reduced prices it set for different categories who visit archaeological areas and museums. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 juin 22 : ‘Childhood in Ancient Egypt’ book newly released by AUC Press…

“Childhood in Ancient Egypt” book was newly released by AUC Press written by Amandine Marshall and Colin Clement. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 juin 22 : Egypt succeeds in retrieving 5,151 artifacts in 2021…

The Egyptian state attaches great importance to recovering smuggled Egyptian antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 6 juin 22 : Egypt follows up latest developments in antiquities recovery from Louvre Museum…

The National Antiquities Recovery Committee, held a meeting on Sunday chaired by Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Khaled al-Anany in the presence of former Minister of Antiquities, representatives of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Justice, and the Public Prosecution, Zahi Hawass, to discuss the latest developments regarding the recovery of antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 juin 22 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities minister, ambassador of Uzbekistan discuss ways to enhance tourism, archaeological cooperation…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enani received Ambassador of Uzbekistan in Cairo Tmansurbek Bakhtiyarovich Kilichev. This comes within the framework of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ efforts to maintain continuous communication with the ambassadors of different countries in Egypt to enhance cooperation in tourism and archaeology. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 juin 22 : Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis celebrates World Environment Day 2022…

As part of the celebration of World Environment Day, which falls annually on June 5, Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis organized a number of events under the slogan "We Only Have One Earth." Read Full Story…

Al-Monitor du 5 juin 22 : Egypt demands return of King Tut artifact amid former Louvre director scandal…

The French weekly newspaper Le Canard enchaine reported in an article published May 25 that French investigators are currently trying to find out whether or not former Louvre Director Jean-Luc Martinez “turned a blind eye” to forged certificates of five pieces of Egyptian antiquity. Reportedly, those pieces included a granite stele (slab) engraved with the seal of the ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun that was bought by Louvre Abu Dhabi for tens of millions of euros. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 4 juin 22 : NY prosecution seizes over $3 million-worth Egyptian artefacts from Met Museum in Louvre probe…

New York prosecutors have announced seizing five Egyptian artefacts worth more than $3 million from the Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of an investigation into international trafficking involving the Louvre Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 4 juin 22 : Egypt retrieves smuggled artifacts from Switzerland…

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced that it is making arrangements to return several ancient Egyptian artifacts that had previously been received by Egypt’s Ambassador to the Swiss Confederation Wael Gad from the Federal Office of Culture in August. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 juin 22 : 5 Egyptian artifacts confiscated in New York…

The Office of the Attorney General in New York confiscated five Egyptian artifacts, with a total value that exceeds $3 million, from the Metropolitan Museum, after an intense investigation into the international trade in Egyptian antiquities, which led to the indictment of former President and Director of the Louvre Museum in Paris, Jean-Luc Martinez. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 mai 22 : Former director of Louvre Museum charged with hiding origin of artifacts smuggled out of Egypt…

A French judicial source said that Jean-Luc Martinez who was a former director of the Louvre Museum in Paris was charged with conspiring to hide the origin of artifacts that investigators suspect were smuggled out of Egypt during the Arab Spring period. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 26 mai 22 : Louvre ex-director charged of hiding origin of Egyptian artefacts…

The former president of the Louvre museum in Paris has been charged with conspiring to hide the origin of Egyptian archaeological treasures that investigators suspect were spirited out of the country during the Arab Spring uprisings, a French judicial source said Thursday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 26 mai 22 : Ex-Louvre president suspected in case of forging documents for Egyptian artifacts…

Investigators suspect that the former president of the Louvre Museum, Jean-Luc Martinez, turned a blind eye to forging certificates of origin for five ancient Egyptian artifacts. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 mai 22 : Al-Sennari Archaeological House to hold “Decorations of Al-Azhar Mosque" workshop on May 29…

On May 29 at 5 p.m., the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is organizing an art workshop entitled “Decorations of Al-Azhar Mosque", at Al-Sennari Archaeological House. Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 25 mai 22 : Gaston Wiet, passionné d’art islamique…

Récemment paru sur le marché égyptien, le livre Gaston Wiet et les arts de l’islam met en évidence la collaboration franco-égyptienne dans l’art musulman. Lire la suite…

Egypt Today du 25 mai 22 : Rosetta Stone copies: Did Champollion conduct his research on a clone?…

The British Museum houses unique ancient Egyptian artifacts, most notably the Rosetta Stone, which was discovered in Rosetta by chance by Napoleon’s army, when they were digging to build the foundation of a fortress near the town of Rashid in the Nile Delta in July 1799. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 mai 22 : Greater Cairo Library to hold ‘Mamluk Architecture’ cultural symposium on May 25…

The Greater Cairo Library, affiliated to the Cultural Production Affairs Sector, is holding a cultural symposium entitled "Mamluk Architecture - Sultan Hassan School as a Model" on May 25. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 mai 22 : The unknown fate of the Parthenon Marbles…

The United Kingdom plans to undergo official talks with Greece regarding the possible return of the Parthenon Marbles, which have been in the British Museum since 1816. No date has been set for the negotiations yet. Read Full Story…

Al-Monitor du 21 mai 22 : British geologist faces severe punishment in Iraq for taking pottery shards…

When Jim Fitton picked up pieces of pottery one day in March in Eridu, a Sumerian archaeological site dating back to 5,400 BCE in southeast Iraq, he was sure they held no economic or historical value as the guides had assured him that the fragments were worthless. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 20 mai 22 : Becca Saladin reimagines pharaonic figures using AI techniques…

Becca Saladin is an American “artist who enjoys photoshopping history back to life”, as she describes herself through her personal blog “Royalty Now”. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 mai 22 : U.S. Embassy hosts cultural property crime workshop to protect Egypt’s heritage…

The U.S. Embassy, in coordination with Egypt’sMinistry of Tourism and Antiquities, is hosting a cultural property workshop to share best practices on combatting illicittrafficking of Egyptian antiquities and cultural objects from May 15 to 19. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 mai 22 : American singer Amun Starr undergoes photo session with Tutankhamun’s belongings…

American singer Elise Lebec, known as Amun Starr, appeared in a new photo shoot with the belongings of the ancient Egyptian King Tutankhamun. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 mai 22 : 1st Tell Basta Music & Singing Festival launches on May 20…

Under the auspices of Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Touirsm & Antiquities Khaled el-Enani, and Governor of Al-Sharqiyah Mamdouh Ghorab will launch the activities of the 1st Tell Basta Music & Singing Festival. Read Full Story…

Egyptian Streets du 15 mai 22 : Did Egypt’s Sphinx Really Close its Eyes?…

In a strange turn of events, social media users have shared dubious footage of Egypt’s iconic Sphinx statue with its eyes mysteriously closed. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 mai 22 : Controversy over ancient Egyptian granite sarcophagus carved using laser…

Over the past days, a picture of a sculpture, which was said to be a 4,000-year-old pharaonic sarcophagus made of granite, circulated on social media platforms and garnered tens of thousands of interactions. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 11 mai 22 : Zahi Hawass signs his new book at Houston Museum of Natural Sciences…

Egyptian archaeologist and former Antiquities Minister Zahi Hawass has signed his new book about King Ramses II in an event held at the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences in Texas, US. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 mai 22 : Hawass gives lecture in Houston Museum of Natural Sciences on recent archaeological discoveries in Egypt’s Luxor…

Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass gave a lecture on the recent archaeological discoveries in Luxor, at the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences, Texas, USA. Read Full Story…

Al-Ahram Hebdo du 11 mai 22 : Guillemette Andreu-Lanoé : La méthode Champollion a redonné vie à une civilisation qui fascine encore aujourd’hui…

Guillemette Andreu-Lanoé, co-commissaire de l’exposition « L’aventure Champollion », explique la méthode suivie par celui-ci pour déchiffrer les hiéroglyphes. Lire la suite…

Egypt Today du 6 mai 22 : Jewish antiques ceased at Cairo Airport…

Five antique metal folding sheets of Jewish manuscript were ceased at Cairo Airport with a “foreign passenger of Arab origins” arriving from Saudi Arabia, according to a Wednesday statement by the airport customs. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 mai 22 : Italian Cultural Institute in Zamalek to host ‘International Cooperation on Trafficking & Restitution of Cultural Property’ conference on May 10…

On May 10 at 4:30 p.m., the theater of the Italian Cultural Institute in Zamalek will host the “International Cooperation on Trafficking & Restitution of Cultural Property” conference, which is being held by the Institute in cooperation with the Mexican Embassy in Cairo and the Supreme Council of Antiquities, and will be attended by the Italian ambassador and the Mexican ambassador in Cairo. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 avr. 22 : Unusually large basin made of Mamluk brass sold at Sotheby’s…

Sotheby’s recently held an auction under the title "Arts of the Islamic World & India, including Luxurious Carpets", and many antiques were sold. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 avr. 22 : Egypt’s PM Mostafa Madbouly decides to issue commemorative coins in gold, silver with the emblem of the Holy Family’s path in Egypt…

On April 21, Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly issued decree number 32 for 2022 to issue commemorative L.E 1 coins in gold, in addition to L.E 1, L.E 5 and L.E 10 silver coins bearing the emblem of the path of the Holy Family in Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 avr. 22 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities cooperates with CNN International to screen ’Follow the Sun’ promotional campaign…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities represented by the General Egyptian Authority for Tourism Promotion is cooperating with CNN International to screen the ministry’s promotional campaign “Follow the Sun”. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 13 avr. 22 : Egypt’s Academy of Arts in Rome to celebrate World Heritage Day on April 19…

UNESCO decided to choose April 18 to celebrate World Heritage Day, which it launched in 1983, in cooperation with the International Council on Monuments and Sites, with the aim of raising awareness of the importance of the world’s cultural heritage, its monuments and its preservation. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 avr. 22 : Sotheby’s sells paper from Egyptian Quran dating back to Mamluk era…

Under the title "Art of the Islamic World & India Including Luxurious Carpets" Sotheby’s held its auction in March 2022. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 30 mars 22 : Al-Sennari Archaeological House to hold ’Cairo in the Maps of the French Campaign’ symposium on March 31…

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina will hold a symposium entitled "Cairo in the Maps of the French Campaign", on March 31 at 7 pm in the Al-Sennari Archaeological House. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 mars 22 : Antiquities smuggler involved in selling an Egyptian sarcophagus to an international museum arrested…

Roben Dib, a fugitive merchant, was arrested by the American and French authorities while in Paris. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 mars 22 : Cultural season of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities resumes after a 2-year hiatus due to COVID-19 pandemic…

On March 28, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities will resume the activities of the cultural season of the Supreme Council of Antiquities at Ahmed Pasha Kamal Hall at the ministry’s headquarters in Zamalek, after a 2-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 mars 22 : Min. of Culture to hold grand celebration marking 150th establishing anniversary of Egypt’s National Library & Archives…

The Ministry of Culture is preparing to hold a celebration marking the 150th establishing anniversary of the National Library and Archives. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 19 mars 22 : Miss Eco International 2022 contestants at the pyramids…

The Giza Pyramids area hosted the contestants in the Miss Eco International 2022, held from March 6-18 in the cities of Luxor, Hurghada and Cairo, with the participation of 65 countries in order to help revive Egypt’s flow of tourism. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 mars 22 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities participates in sponsoring Miss World Competition for Tourism & Environment…

The Luxor Temple and Al-Kebbash Road hosted the participants of the Miss World Competition For Tourism and the Environment, which is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities represented by the General Egyptian Authority for Tourism Promotion. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 13 mars 22 : Al-Sennari Archeological House to hold ’The Evolution of Ornaments in the Architecture of Historic Cairo’ free workshop on March 15…

On March 15 at 3 p.m., the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is organizing a free workshop under the title "The Evolution of Ornaments in the Architecture of Historic Cairo" in Al-Sennari Archaeological House. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 mars 22 : Egyptian delegation, US authorities discuss in Washington ways to recover smuggled antiquities…

A delegation from the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism traveled to Washington, DC, to discuss with the American side ways of joint cooperation to recover Egyptian antiquities smuggled by illegal means. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 mars 22 : Top models of the world visit various tourist destinations in Egypt…

On March 9, the Giza Pyramids Antiquities Area hosted the participants in the “Top Model of the World” competition, and their accompanying delegation. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 1er mars 22 : 10 Greek, Roman & Byzantine coins, Coptic cross seized at Cairo International Airport…

The archaeological unit at Cairo International Airport, in cooperation with the Cairo Airport Police, seized 10 Greek, Roman and Byzantine coins, and a Coptic cross made of metal in the possession of a passenger. Read Full Story…