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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 :

http://www.egyptologues.net/archeologie/bia.htm

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Revue mise à jour le 30 juillet 2020.

  • Egypt’s GEM houses dazzling integrated display of Tutankhamun monuments (Egypt Today du mar 21 juillet)
  • All you need to know about Khufu’s Ship transfer to GEM (Egypt Today du mar 21 juillet)
  • Egypt’s Monastery of Saint Fana inspected after non-archaeological wall collapses (Egypt Today du lun 20 juillet)
  • Google launches AI-powered tool to decode Egyptian hieroglyphs (Egypt Today du sam 18 juillet)
  • De Lesseps Statue to be placed in Port Said sparks outrage (Egypt Today du mer 15 juillet)
  • Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities organizes several educational trips in various governorates (Egypt Today du mar 14 juillet)
  • Egyptian antiquities to be auctioned at Christie’s on July 6-27 (Egypt Today du dim 12 juillet)
  • What is the allowed number of visitors to Egypt’s museums and archaeological sites? (Egypt Today du jeu 9 juillet)
  • Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities releases video conveying the importance of the river Nile to Egypt (Egypt Today du lun 6 juillet)
  • Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities announces working hours for museums, archaeological sites in Upper Egypt (Egypt Today du lun 6 juillet)
  • Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. discusses cooperation in tourism, antiquities with Ukraine, Belarus ambassadors (Egypt Today du dim 5 juillet)
  • Egypt’s Civilization Coordination Authority clarifies situation of Ahmed Heshmat Palace in Zamalek (Egypt Today du jeu 2 juillet)
  • Strict precautionary measures to be implemented at Pyramids Antiquities Region (Egypt Today du mer 1er juillet)
  • I - Recherches et découvertes archéologiques

    II - Restauration, préservation

    III - Musées

    IV - Expositions archéologiques

    V - Thèmes généraux


    I - Recherches et découvertes archéologiques

    Egypt Today du 27 juil. 20 : Egyptian research team reveals traces of life in Egypt 2M years ago…

    In a new Egyptian scientific finding, an Egyptian research team tracked the oldest human activity on Egyptian soil, and found it spans back to more than 2 million years. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Independent du 24 juil. 20 : New facts about the curse of the pharaohs revealed…

    “The curse of the pharaohs” is a myth associated with the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun. The archaeologists who discovered the tomb were exposed to strange and suspicious incidents, some of which resulted in their deaths. Read Full Story…

    Daily News Egypt du 16 juil. 20 : Hyksos campaigns were internal takeover, not foreign invaders: study…

    New scientific research has revealed that the ancient Hyksos people, believed to have been foreign invaders to Egypt from the Levant, were actually native to Egypt. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 16 juil. 20 : New study explains Hyksos were born in Egypt, never invaded…

    A new study claims that the Hyksos were born in Egypt from immigrant ancestors who settled in Egypt for many years, eventually carrying out an uprising and seizing power. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 21 mai 20 : Hawass searches for tombs of Nefertiti, Imhotep…

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

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

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

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

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

    Abydos

    Daily News Egypt du 25 juil. 20 : Abydos archaeological mission discovers Ptolemaic-era ‘offerings rooms’…

    These holes are located high up on a cliff face in a sacred valley area, south of the royal cemetery at the necropolis of the Early Dynastic Period kingdom in Abydos’ Umm el-Qa’ab area. local media reported on Saturday. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 25 juil. 20 : What you need to know about Abydos discovery…

    The team of the archaeological survey mission operating in the desert plateau region, west of Abydos, revealed a group of openings at a high point on the mountain front that date back to the Ptolemaic era, and it is likely that it has great religious significance. Read Full Story…

    Ahram Online du 15 juil. 20 : Mysterious carved rock chambers found inside sacred mountain of Abydos…

    The Egyptian archaeological survey team led by Mohammed Abd Al-Badea, which has been documenting evidence of human activity from prehistoric times through modern periods over an eight-kilometre long area in the desert west of Abydos, has located an extensive series of mysterious openings cut high in a cliff inside the sacred valley south of the royal cemetery of Umm Al-Qaab. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 14 juil. 20 : New archaeological discovery west of Abydos…

    The team of the archaeological survey mission operating in the desert plateau region, west of Abydos, revealed a group of openings at a high point on the mountain front that date back to the Ptolemaic era, and it is likely that it has great religious significance. Read Full Story…

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Louqsor

    Egypt Today du 22 juin 20 : Egypt announces discovering burning ovens, mud brick wall dating back to late Roman Empire…

    The Egyptian mission responsible for the restoration of the Kebash road discovers a number of round ovens for burning mud bricks that bear burning marks, and a huge mud wall dating back to the late Roman Empire. Read Full Story…

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Minya

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

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

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

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

    Mît Rahîna

    Daily News Egypt du 28 juil. 20 : Egypt announces new archaeological discovery from Ramses II era…

    In a statement, the Supreme Council of Antiquities announced that a number of carved stone blocks and statues were discovered during excavations 2km southeast of Memphis, in the modern day area of Mit Rahina, in Giza. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 28 juil. 20 : Egypt’s Supreme Council of Culture archeologists unearth artifacts in Mit-Rahina…

    Archeologists of the Supreme Council of Antiquities have unearthed a number of carved stone blocks and monuments, during the work of rescue excavations that the council started inside a piece of land, about 2 km southeast of Mit-Rahina owned by a citizen, as part of the construction of a project in the region. Read Full Story…

    Momie

    Ahram Online du 17 juil. 20 : CT scan reveals the story behind the ‘mummy of the screaming woman’ from Deir El-Bahari’s Royal Cachette…

    A study carried out by renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass and Sahar Saleem, professor of radiology at Cairo University who specialises in scanning mummies, has solved the mystery of “the mummy of the screaming woman” from the Royal Cachette in Deir El-Bahari. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 15 juil. 20 : Who is the woman dubbed as “The Screaming Mummy”?…

    In 1881, the Deir el-Bahari Royal Cache was discovered in Luxor, where priests of the 21st and 22nd Dynasties hid the corpse of royal members from previous Dynasties to protect them from grave robbers. Read Full Story…

    Nord Sinaï

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Qinâ

    Egypt Today du 15 juil. 20 : Ancient Egyptian wall discovered in Nagaa Hamadi…

    The Archaeological Committee, headed by the director-general of Qena Antiquities, has completed studying the ancient stone wall. Read Full Story…

    Saqqâra

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    II - Restauration, préservation

    Egypt Today du 21 juin 20 : A glimpse at the royal family’s gravesites in Imam el-Shafie Mosque…

    The tombs of the royal family or the tombs of the family of Mohammad Ali Pasha, or as it is called Hosh al-Basha in the tombs of Imam al-Shafie includes a group of tombs belonging to the Alevi royal family next to the Imam el-Shafie Mosque. Read Full Story…

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Monastère Rouge

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

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

    Palais Emapin

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

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

    Palais Empain

    Egypt Today du 22 juil. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities organizes guided tour at Baron Palace for visually-impaired youth…

    The Cultural Development and Community Communication Department of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organized a guided tour for a number of visually-impaired youths at the Baron Palace in Heliopolis, in cooperation with Ain Misr Association. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 22 juil. 20 : 41 ambassadors to Egypt attend gala dinner in Baron Empain Palace on July 21…

    Some 41 ambassadors in Cairo from all over the world attended the gala dinner held on July 21 by Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani at the Baron Empain Palace garden in Heliopolis. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 15 juil. 20 : Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min. extends visiting hours to Baron Empain Palace…

    Due to the high turnout witnessed by the Baron Empain Palace, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities decided to extend the exceptional visiting hours to the palace. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today, du 14 juil. 20 : Egypt’s Baron Palace to open its doors from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m starting July 15…

    The exceptional working hours of the Baron Palace, which had been approved by Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany will expire on July 15, and the regular opening time, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will be applied. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 6 juil. 20 : Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min. issues booklet for children about Baron Palace…

    The Department of Cultural Development and Community Communication of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities issued a booklet acquainting children with the Baron Palace in Heliopolis district and the restoration work that has been carried in the palace. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 4 juil. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism& Antiquities releases ‘Heliopolis Tale’ booklet narrating Baron Palace history…

    Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities released cultural book entitled ‘’Heliopolis Tale’’ in both Arabic and English on the side-lines of the inauguration of ‘’ Heliopolis, sun city’’ exhibition in Baron Palace. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Independent du 1er juil. 20 : Around 700 visitors tour Baron Empain palace following inauguration…

    Approximately 700 people, including media correspondents from US, German, French, Chinese, Japanese, English, and Russian TV stations and newspapers, toured the recently opened Baron Empain Palace on Wednesday following its Monday inauguration. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 30 juin 20 : Know the ticket prices, time-frame of visits to Baron Empain Palace…

    The historical Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis District is now officially open for visits. The breath-taking palace witnessed a comprehensive restoration process to return to its original state when it was established in the 19th century. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 30 juin 20 : Enany: The opening of Baron Palace by President Sisi shows Egypt’s unprecedented support to tourism & antiquities…

    ‘’After two years of hard work, the dream has come true. Tomorrow the Baron Empain Palace opens its doors to visitors. The opening of this iconic monument by H.E President Abd El-Fattah El-Sisi today, shows the unprecedented support Egypt is giving to tourism and antiquities. A heartfelt thank you to all my colleagues who worked with passion and devotion in the restoration project of this iconic monument’’ stated Egypt’s minister of Antiquities and Tourism Khaled el Enany on his official Instagram account on June 29. Read Full Story…

    palais Sakakini

    Egypt Today du 9 juil. 20 : Egypt’s El-Sakakini Palace, another cultural gem to be reopened in 2020…

    As part of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ plan to complete several archaeological projects in preparation for opening them, the ministry began the restoration of El-Sakakini Pasha Palace, to open it for visitors in 2020. Read Full Story…

    Place Tahrir

    Egypt Today du 16 juil. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min.: We aim to make Tahrir Complex a multi-functional building…

    Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, Minister of Planning and Economic Development and Chairman of Egypt’s Sovereign Fund Hala al-Saeed and Minister of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities Assem el-Gazzar convened on July 16 to discuss the renovation of the famed Tahrir Complex located in Cairo’s historic Tahrir Square. Read Full Story…

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Playeau de Gîza

    Egypt Independent du 27 juil. 20 : Final touches underway for the first restaurant at the Giza Pyramids…

    The finishing touches for the first tourist restaurant at the Giza Pyramids is underway, with Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany praising the work Orascom Pyramids has done on designing the restaurant. Read Full Story…

    Pyramide de Djoser

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Tanis

    Egypt Today du 1er juil. 20 : Excavations carried out in San el-Hagar prior to constructing wall…

    Head of the Central Department for Engineering Affairs, Antiquities and Museum Projects Waad Abul-Ela said the sector is constructing a stone wall at San el-Hagar, where a distance of more than 1 kilometer, out of a total of 6 kilometers, has been built, as part of the development work in the region. Read Full Story…

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

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

    Temple de Karnak

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

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

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

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

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

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

    III - Musées

    Egypt Today du 21 juil. 20 : Alexandria’s Royal Jewelry Museum receives visitors from all age groups…

    In light of the touristic trips organized by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to stimulate domestic tourism and increase touristic awareness among citizens, the Royal Jewelry Museum in Alexandria received a number of visitors from all age groups in a tour organized by the General Egyptian Authority for Tourism Promotion as part of "Alexandria in Our Eyes" initiative. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 1er juil. 20 : E-booking to be available to visitors of museums, archaeological sites…

    Director General of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Sabah Abdel Razek said the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is currently working on developing an electronic reservation application for tickets to visit archaeological sites and museums. The first phase will include the most visited sites nationwide, most importantly the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir. Read Full Story…

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

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

    Alexandrie

    Egypt Today du 28 juin 20 : 2 museums, 3 ancient sites to reopen in Alexandria…

    Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani and Governor of Alexandria Mohammed Hafez visited the Citadel of Qaitbay and the Royal Jewelry Museum, to check the health safety regulations adopted by the Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities necessary to reopen the aforementioned sites for visits. Read Full Story…

    GEM

    Egypt Today du 27 juil. 20 : Egypt’s GEM restorers add final touches to 1st hanging obelisk…

    The restorers of the Grand Egyptian Museum are currently performing accurate restoration work on GEM’s hanging obelisk, which will be placed in the museum’s exterior foyer. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 2 juil. 20 : GEM receives seven heavy artifacts from Egyptian Museum…

    The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received seven artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo’s Tahrir Square amid tightened security measures and under the supervision of Major General Atef Moftah, supervisor-general of the GEM project. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Independent du 1er juil. 20 : Egypt requests listing Grand Egyptian Museum with ISESCO…

    Egypt’s Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany on Tuesday met via video conference with the Director General of the Islamic World Organization for Education, Science and Culture (ISESCO), Salem bin Mohamed Al-Malik, to discuss registering the Grand Egyptian Museum on the organization’s modern architectural heritage list. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 29 juin 20 : Anani: Grand Egyptian Museum is 90% complete thanks to Engineering Authority’s efforts…

    Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani said that the inauguration of the Baron Palace is a touristic event that has an important cultural impact. Anani further stated that the inauguration of the Baron Palace asserts that Egypt does not forget its history and works to develop the historical Heliopolis area. The country is working to provide an archaeological infrastructure and open two airports that will have a positive impact on Egyptian tourism, according to Anani. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 27 juin 20 : Egypt’s GEM to house the 1st hanging obelisk in the world…

    The Grand Egyptian Museum will be the largest museum in the world dedicated to ancient Egyptian culture. This is one of a kind museum is tailor made to preserve and exhibits Egypt precious national heritage with state-of-the-art conservation laboratories, along with educational facilities, temporary exhibition halls, a children’s museum, a conference centre, restaurants, cafes, shops and large gardens for everyone to enjoy. Read Full Story…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Musée archéologique de Sohag

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

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

    Musée Atonien

    Egypt Today du 28 juin 20 : Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min. keen to complete Akhenaten’s Museum in El-Minya…

    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic that strongly hit the entire world, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities did not stop its work. The ministry’s work is carried out within the framework of strict precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the novel virus, and to complete work on archaeological sites. Read Full Story…

    Musée d'Art islamique

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

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

    Musée d'Hurghada

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

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

    Musée de Kafr al-Shaykh

    Egypt Today du 25 juin 20 : Kafr El-Sheikh Museum receives heavy artifacts ahead of opening…

    Kafr El-Sheikh Museum received a collection of huge artifacts from Tel Al-Fara’een area in Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate. This is in preparation for the artifacts’ permanent display at Kafr El-Sheikh Museum, which is scheduled to open soon. Read Full Story…

    Musée de l'aéroport du Caire

    Egypt Today du 27 juil. 20 : Final touches placed on Cairo’s Airport Terminal 3 museum ahead of opening…

    On July 26, the team working at the Cairo Airport Museum [in Terminal 3] began placing the artifacts according to the museum’s display scenario in preparation for its opening soon. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 12 juil. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities inspects Cairo Int. Airport Museum on July 11…

    Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani and Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Manar visited the Cairo International Airport Museum in Terminal 2 to inspect the latest developments in preparation for its opening. Read Full Story…

    Musée de la capitale administrative

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

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

    musée de Sharm al-Shaykh

    Egypt Today du 30 juil. 20 : Sharm El-Sheikh Museum almost ready for partial opening…

    These days, the Sharm El-Sheikh Museum looks like a beehive, where the archaeologists and restorers of the Supreme Council of Antiquities are working in full swing to complete the finalization of its museum exhibition in accordance with the display scenario previously decided. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Independent du 11 juil. 20 : Banners promoting Sharm El-Sheikh Museum pop up at city’s streets…

    In preparation for the imminent opening of the Sharm El-Sheikh Museum in the South Sinai Governorate, several signs and billboards have been installed along the main roads leading to the museum, according to a statement by the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 10 juil. 20 : Egypt’s Sharm el Sheikh museum billboards in the streets prior to its inauguration…

    In preparation for the imminent opening of the Sharm El-Sheikh Museum in the South Sinai Governorate and in light of the advertisting campaign organized by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to announce the opening of the museum, a set of advertising signs and billboards has been placed along the main roads leading to the museum. Read Full Story…

    Musée de Sharm al-Shaykh

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

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

    musée des carrosses royaux

    Ahram Online du 5 juil. 20 : Egypt’s Royal Carriages Museum to reopen soon after years of closure…

    Egypt’s minister of tourism and antiquities inspected Sunday the final touches of the Royal Carriages Museum restoration project ahead of an anticipated reopening soon to the public. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 5 juil. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min.: Royal Carriages Museum to be restored in a month…

    Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani confirmed that the project of developing the Royal Carriages Museum in Bulaq started in the year 2001, but it came to a halt like many other projects. Read Full Story…

    Musée Égyptien

    Egypt Today du 1er juil. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. reopens Egyptian Museum in Tahrir on July 1…

    Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani arrived at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir on July 1, to reopen it to the public. The museum has been closed since March 2020. Read Full Story…

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

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

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

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

    Musée gréco-romain

    Egypt Today du 23 juin 20 : Greco-Roman Museum to officially open end of 2020…

    Mona Hagag, professor of Greco-Roman Antiquities and president of the Antiquities Association in Alexandria, said that the Greco-Roman Museum is expected to open at the end of 2020. Read Full Story…

    NMEC

    Egypt Today du 27 juil. 20 : NMEC receives 17 royal sarcophagi…

    The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat received 17 royal coffins to be restored and displayed ahead of receiving the royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir in a solemn procession soon. Read Full Story…

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

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

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

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

    IV - Expositions archéologiques

    Egypt Today du 26 juil. 20 : Alexandria National Museum organizes ’Alexandrian Characters’ exhibition on July 26…

    On Sunday, July 26, 2020, Alexandria National Museum will organize an exhibition entitled "Alexandrian Characters" in celebration of the National Day of the governorate. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 16 juil. 20 : Did the Tutankhamun Exhibition in London reopen?…

    Tutankhamun’s exhibition in France was able to achieve remarkable success, setting a new record in the history of the most visited exhibitions held in the country. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 4 juil. 20 : Egypt’s sunken treasures exhibition was inaugurated at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in US on Jul.3…

    “Sunken Cities: The Enchanting World of Egypt” exhibition was inaugurated on July 3. The exhibition is now seeing a fourth touring round in the United States. Read Full Story…

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

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

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

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

    Musée d'Art islamique

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

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

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

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

    V - Thèmes généraux

    Egypt Today du 22 juil. 20 : Google launches hieroglyphics translator Fabricius, uses machine learning to decode ancient Egyptian language…

    Google launched the latest online tool that uses artificial intelligence to decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs last week. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 20 juil. 20 : Supreme Council of Antiquities denies demolishing Mamluks Necropolis in Egypt…

    Head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Sector Osama Talaat denied the rumors circulating on social media that claim the historic Mamluks Necropolis has been demolished to build Al-Ferdous Axis. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 26 juin 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled inspects archaeological sites in Matrouh…

    Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el Enany inspected on Friday, Matrouh Museum and Rommel Cave Museum as well a number of tourist and archaeological sites in Matrouh governorate before resuming inbound tourism to Egypt starting July 1. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 25 juin 20 : Museums, archaeological sites to reopen gradually as of early July…

    In light of the resumption of tourist movement to Egypt as of early July, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has chosen a number of archaeological sites and museums to reopen in the first stage in preparation for the gradual reopening of all museums and sites. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 24 juin 20 : Egypt’s prime minister issues decree to regulate Min. of Tourism & Antiquities activities…

    Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli issued a decree to determine the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ responsibilities after merging the tourism and antiquities files. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 23 juin 20 : Zahi Hawass reveals solar phenomenon in the Pyramids of Giza…

    On June 22, Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass and Mark Liner, who specializes in the antiquities of Giza, witnessed the summer solstice phenomenon, as the sun set between the Pyramid of Cheops and Pyramid of Khafre. Read Full Story…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Covid-19

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Divers

    Egypt Today du 30 juin 20 : June 30 Revolution positively impacts Archaeological projects in Egypt…

    Today, the Egyptian people celebrate the seventh anniversary of the glorious June 30 revolution, after the Egyptians succeeded in removing the Muslim Brotherhood from power and from the whole political scene. Read Full Story…

    Pillage archéologique

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

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

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

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

    Polémique

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

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

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

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

    Sphinx

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

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

    Visite virtuelle

    Egypt Today du 1er juil. 20 : Enjoy virtual tour for the Temple of Amada…

    The temple of Amada, dedicated to the gods Amun and Ra-Horakhty, is one of the most important temples in Nubia. It dates back to 18th Dynasty, when the core of the temple was built by Kings Thutmose III (c.1479–1425 BC) and Amenhotep II (c.1427–1400 BC), and King Thutmose IV (c.1400–1390 BC) built the hypostyle hall in front of it. Read Full Story…

    Egypt Today du 25 juin 20 : Enjoy virtual tour at Nile Meter, Manasterly Palace…

    Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities presents a virtual tour of one of the oldest palaces and a unique architectural masterpiece, the Manasterly Palace located at the Southern end of Rawda Island. Read Full Story…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    World Heritage Day

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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