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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 30 septembre 2020.

I - Recherches et découvertes archéologiques

II - Restauration, préservation

III - Musées

IV - Expositions archéologiques

V - Thèmes généraux


I - Recherches et découvertes archéologiques

Egypt Today du 22 sept. 20 : Researches successfully restore face of Egyptian child mummy…

A group of researchers were able to restore the face of an ancient Egyptian mummy belonging to a child. The mummy was found in the eighties in a cemetery near the Pyramid of Hawara, southwest of Cairo. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 30 août 20 : What are the most important Egyptian archaeological discoveries made by the Swedish archaeological mission?…

In 2015, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities announced the discovery of the foundations and remains of a temple in the quarries of Jabal al-Silsila, which lies about 65 kilometers north of Aswan. Read Full Story…

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…

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…

Minya

Egypt Independent du 22 sept. 20 : Egypt announces discovery of limestone sarcophagus and ushabti statues more than 2,500 years old…

A limestone sarcophagus and numerous ushabti funeral statuettes were discovered in Minya by an Egyptian archaeological mission headed by the Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa al-Waziry, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced Monday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Min of Tourism & Antiquities uncovers a burial shaft that houses a limestone sarcophagus, Ushabti statues…

The Egyptian mission headed by secretary general of the supreme council of antiquities Mostafa Waziri announced the discovery of a burial shaft that houses a limestone sarcophagus and a number of Ushabti statues in Tuna el Gebel archaeological area in Minya. Read Full Story…

Mît Rahîna

Egypt Independent du 10 août 20 : Statue of ancient Egyptian priest uncovered in Giza…

An excavation run by Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities in the Mit Rahina area in Giza discovered a statue of a priest of the ancient Egyptian goddess Hathor. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 août 20 : Archaeologists of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities discover new statue of one of Hathor’s priests…

The archaeologists of the Supreme Council of Antiquities unveiled a statue of one of the priests of the ancient Egyptian deity Hathor, and that is during the rescue excavations that the council started in late July in a plot of land owned by a citizen, about 2 kilometers southeast of Mit Rahina area. Read Full Story…

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…

Momies

Egypt Independent du 21 août 20 : Scientists peer inside ancient Egyptian cat, snake and bird mummies…

Scientists are gaining new insight into the ancient Egyptian practice of mummifying animals, using high-resolution 3D scans to peer inside mummies of a cat, a bird and a snake to learn about their treatment before being killed and embalmed. 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

Egypt Today du 28 sept. 20 : Details of the latest Saqqara discovery to be announced on Oct. 3…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is set to announce on October 3 the details of the new archaeological discovery made by the Egyptian mission excavations in Saqqara. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 sept. 20 : CNN news website highlights Saqqara discovery…

CNN news website shed the light on Saqqara discovery describing it with the massive one. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities announces discovery of 14 coffins in burial shaft in Saqqara…

A group of 14 intact wooden coffins were discovered three days ago in a burial shaft. The newly uncovered burial shaft was found next to the shaft that was revealed last week and housed 13 coffins in Saqqara Necropolis. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 20 sept. 20 : More intact wooden coffins unearthed in Egypt’s Saqqara necropolis…

A collection 14 intact wooden coffins was unearthed two days ago in a burial shaft in Saqqara Necropolis. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 7 sept. 20 : 13 sealed coffins unearthed in Saqqara…

An official statement from Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on Sunday announced the discovery of a deep burial well in the Saqqara necropolis containing more than 13 intact and sealed coffins. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism and Antiquities announced the discovery of cache of sealed coffins in Saqqara…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced that more than 13 intact and sealed coffins were discovered in Saqqara, which is considered massive discovery. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 6 sept. 20 : Cache of sealed coffins unearthed in Saqqara: Egypt’s antiquities ministry…

A collection of more than 13 intact and sealed coffins has been unearthed in Saqqara, the first step towards a huge discovery to be announced soon on site, a statement by the tourism and antiquities ministry said. Read Full Story…

tombe de Toutankhamon

Egypt Today du 15 sept. 20 : King Tutankhamun’s tomb never runs out of surprises…

A scarf was recently discovered in King Tutankhamun’s tomb, and is now safely located in the Conservation Center of the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

II - Restauration, préservation

Ahram Online du 26 août 20 : Islamic Cairo’s Sultan Abul-Ela Mosque pulpit glass-covered for protection…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has embarked on a new project targeting the preservation of pulpits in archaeological mosques and protecting them against theft. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 août 20 : 1st transparent protection screen around pulpit of Sultan Abu al-’Ila Mosque installed…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the Supreme Council of Antiquities, has completed the installation of the first transparent protection screen around the pulpit of the Sultan Abu al-’Ila Archaeological Mosque. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 août 20 : Egypt’s Committee of Islamic & Coptic Antiquities approves restoration project of Sultan Hussein Kamel Palace…

Egypt’s project of restoration and re-employment of the palace of Sultan Hussein Kamel was approved by Permanent Committee of Islamic and Coptic Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 juil. 20 : Egypt’s Monastery of Saint Fana inspected after non-archaeological wall collapses…

Deputy Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities for Islamic and Coptic Antiquities Affairs Gamal Mustafa went to Mallawi, El-Minya, leading an engineering archaeological committee, to follow-up on the partial collapse of the added non-archaeological northern wall of the ancient Monastery of Saint Fana. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 juil. 20 : Egypt’s Civilization Coordination Authority clarifies situation of Ahmed Heshmat Palace in Zamalek…

Writer Sherif Abdel-Megid made an appeal to save Ahmed Heshmat Palace, an abandoned palace located in Zamalek, in order to preserve Egypt’s architectural and cultural heritage. Read Full Story…

Barque de Chéops

Egypt Today du 13 août 20 : 1st Khufu Solar Ship dismantled in preparation for transferring to the Grand Egyptian Museum…

Khufu’s solar ships are among the most important discoveries of the twentieth century, which caused a sensation in various countries of the world, due to the distinct archaeological and heritage value of the ancient Egyptian history and civilization. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 août 20 : First Phase of extracting, restoring Second Khufu Ship completed…

Director General of the Executive Affairs for Restoration at the Grand Egyptian Museum and Supervisor of the restoration process of the second Khufu Ship Issa Zeidan announced the completion of about 98 percent of the first phase of the Egyptian-Japanese giant project for the extraction and restoration of the second Khufu Ship in Giza. Read Full Story…

Louqsor

Egypt Today du 22 août 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism& Antiquities announces completion of 97% of Kebbash road…

Director general of Luxor Temple Ahmed Oraby announced that about 97 percent of Kebbash road has been restored and developed, and will be inaugurated soon. Read Full Story…

Monastère Sainte-Catherine

Egypt Independent du 2 août 20 : Restoration work underway for Saint Catherine Monastery Library…

The Tourism and Antiquities Ministry has begun renovating the western part of the Saint Catherine Monastery’s Library alongside restoring the monastery’s church buildings, the Director-General of Research, Archaeological Studies and Academic publication in South Sinai Abdel Rahim Rihan announced Saturday. 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…

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…

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…

Qinâ

Egypt Today du 18 août 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities completed restoration of 3 monasteries in Qena…

The Supreme Council of Antiquities completed the restoration of three monasteries in the city of Naqada, Qena Governorate. 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…

Temple de Karnak

Egypt Today du 15 sept. 20 : All you need to know about restoration works of 29 ram statues in Karnak Temples…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, accompanied by Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, inspected work on raising the efficiency and restoration of 29 rams, located in the first courtyard of the Karnak Temples. Read Full Story…

Temple de Louqsor

Egypt Today du 25 août 20 : Restoration works of 29 ram statues in Luxor Temple resumes…

Ahmed Orabi, director general of the Luxor Temple, said that the restoration work and upgrading of 29 ram statues, located directly behind the first pylon from the east, are continuing. The rams were in a bad condition, as the last restoration work was carried out in the seventies. Read Full Story…

Temple de Philae

Egypt Today du 15 sept. 20 : Egypt’s project to develop the Philae Temples area in Aswan completed…

Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities has completed the project to develop the Philae Temples area in Aswan, where an internal marina was built for the area and waiting places for visitors, in addition to raising the efficiency of the lighting system. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 août 20 : Philae Temple Anchorage renovated…

Abdel Moneim Saeed, director general of Aswan and Nubia Antiquities Sector, revealed that the Philae Island has been developed, in coordination with Aswan Governorate, to facilitate the movement of visitors without crowding. Read Full Story…

III - Musées

Egypt Independent du 11 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry to open 3 museums at LE725 million…

The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities has completed arrangements for the opening of three of Egypt’s largest museums, at a cost of LE725 million, coinciding with the celebration of the 6th of October victory. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 août 20 : Egypt’s GEM, the 1st Egyptian museum to produce, market its own products in line with international museums…

In March 2019, visual artist Rabee Mohamed, head of the Handicrafts and Arts centre presented samples of hand-made jewellery to Major General Atef Moftah, the General Supervisor of the GEM Project. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 4 août 20 : Egypt renovates five museums for special needs visitors…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has renovated five museums in order to better accommodate visitors with special needs, as part of a plan by the General Administration of Museum Education for People with Special Needs. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 juil. 20 : Egypt’s GEM houses dazzling integrated display of Tutankhamun monuments…

The Grand Egyptian Museum Executive Affairs for Restoration and Transportation of Antiquities Eissa Zidan said that the Grand Egyptian Museum will House everything worthy of the greatness and splendor of the Golden Pharaoh, King Tutankhamun. Read Full Story…

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 21 juil. 20 : All you need to know about Khufu’s Ship transfer to GEM…

Despite the difficult times the entire world is witnessing amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is completing work in open archaeological sites, while taking all the necessary precautions to battle the novel virus. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 juil. 20 : What is the allowed number of visitors to Egypt’s museums and archaeological sites?…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities reopened a number of archaeological museums after they had been closed since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 juil. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities announces working hours for museums, archaeological sites in Upper Egypt…

Within the framework of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ plan to gradually open sites and museums, with the resumption of tourism movement to Egypt as of July 1, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri said reopened museums and archaeological sites in Upper Egypt will receive visitors daily from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 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 1er juil. 20 : Strict precautionary measures to be implemented at Pyramids Antiquities Region…

Ashraf Mohieldin, director general of the Haram [Pyramids] Antiquities Region, said during the reopening of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir on July 1 that the reopening of the pyramids area sends a message to the world that the region is ready to receive visitors after taking all the precautionary measures approved by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to avoid the spread of the novel coronavirus. Read Full Story…

Covid-19

Egypt Today du 31 août 20 : 29 Egyptian museums to re-open on Sept. 1 after 5 months of closure…

Various Egyptian museums will start to receive visitors on September 1, as the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced the reopening of museums and archaeological sites after being closed since March 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 août 20 : Egypt’s Naguib Mahfouz Museum to reopen for public on August 2…

Egypt’s Naguib Mahfouz Museum to reopen for public on August 2 after it was closed amid the spread of the novel coronavirus. Read Full Story…

GEM

Egypt Today du 28 sept. 20 : When will GEM’s hanging obelisk become 100% completed?…

The first thing the Grand Egyptian Museum visitors are expected to see is the hanging obelisk of Ramses II, standing tall in front of the main façade of the museum, and occupying an area of 28,000 square meters. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 28 sept. 20 : GEM Supervisor: LE180M saved from initial cost of Egypt’s Grand Museum façade…

General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project and the surrounding area Atef Moftah said that the implementation of the Grand Egyptian Museum façade was made with Egyptian materials and that more than LE 180 million were saved from the initially estimated cost. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 sept. 20 : Restoration of wooden statue of Horemheb in Egypt’s Grand Museum…

Egypt Today spotted a statue of Horemheb during its restoration in the Wooden Antiquities Laboratory in the restoration centers of the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 sept. 20 : Egypt’s GEM receives more artifacts from Egyptian Museum…

Director General of the Archaeological Affairs at GEM Al-Tayeb Abbas stated that the artifacts transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum include a collection of 54 pieces from the treasures of King Tutankhamun. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 19 sept. 20 : Grand Egyptian Museum receives 2,000 artefacts for restoration, display…

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received a collection of 2,000 artefacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir and the storage galleries of Tal El-Yahoudeya and Giza Plateau. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 sept. 20 : Egypt’s GEM general supervisor confirms that state will not allow building on archaeological area…

Egypt is currently witnessing radical changes in its infrastructure in order to build a better country and achieve a better future for successive generations. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 sept. 20 : Egypt’s GEM conservation center conserves Tutankhamun’s cuirass which will be displayed for the 1st time…

Major General Atef Moftah, General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum Project, announced that a team of conservation professionals from the Organic Laboratory at the GEM Conservation Centre worked tirelessly to conserve the cuirass of King Tutankhamun. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities embarks on inspection tour at Grand Egyptian Museum on Sept. 8…

On September 8, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected the Grand Egyptian Museum in El-Remaya Square to follow up on the developments of the museum’s exhibiting scenario. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 août 20 : Four artifacts you won’t see except in the Grand Egyptian Museum…

The Grand Egyptian Museum is a national project that the whole world is highly anticipating. It is the biggest museum in the world dedicated to one civilization and will house over 50,000 artifacts. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 août 20 : Two royal statues placed in GEM’s Great Staircase…

Director General of Executive Affairs for Restoration at the Grand Egyptian Museum Issa Zeidan said that the two huge royal statues that were among the artifacts displayed in the "Sunken Cities: Magical World of Egypt" exhibition in the United States of America have been placed on the Great Staircase of the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 août 20 : Zahi Hawass: I invited Bill Gates to lunch to donate to GEM, but he didn’t!…

Renowned Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass said that he invited American Billionaire Bill Gates, the richest man in the world, for lunch, in order to get him to donate some money to the Grand Egyptian Museum, but instead, Hawass said sarcastically, “Gates did not donate any money and I ended up paying for the lunch for nothing!” Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 août 20 : 2-kilometer walkway to connect the Great Pyramids to the Grand Egyptian Museum…

The world is waiting for the moment of the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum, which is the largest museum in the world. It contains a large number of artifacts that exceed 50,000 pieces. The entire belongings of the golden king, Tutankhamun, will be displayed for visitors for the first time. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 août 20 : Video: CNN sheds light on transferring treasures of Tutankhamun to Grand Egyptian Museum…

Under the title "From the Cairo Museum in Egypt to the Grand Egyptian Museum, A Journey of Tutankhamun’s Treasures", the international news network CNN shed light on the treasures of Tutankhamun, after being transferred from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the Grand Egyptian Museum in a video depicting the restoration of the Golden Pharaoh’s holdings. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 9 août 20 : CNN releases promotional documentary on Grand Egyptian Museum…

CNN International has launched a promotional documentary on Egypt’s Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), entitled “Inside the Grand Egyptian Museum”, which is scheduled for broadcast throughout this week. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 août 20 : CNN presents 30-minute ‘Inside the Middle East’ program explores the exhibits of Grand Egyptian Museum, what it means for Egypt…

The acclaimed American news-based pay television channel CNN will present this weekend a 30-minute Inside the Middle East special program explores the conservation of treasures, the exhibits of the Grand Egyptian Museum and what it means for Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 août 20 : What you need to know about royal statues return to Egypt for display at GEM…

Secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri announced on Thursday that two massive royal statues arrived to Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 7 août 20 : Two enormous statues return from US to be displayed at Grand Egyptian Museum…

Egypt on Thursday received two enormous royal statues that had been displayed as part of the exhibition “Sunken Cities: The Enchanting World of Egypt” in the US. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 août 20 : 2 royal statues return to Egypt for display at Grand Egyptian Museum…

Two royal statues arrived on August 6 to Egypt. The unique statues were included in the artifacts displayed in the exhibition "The Sunken Cities: The Enchanting World of Egypt" in the United States of America. Read Full Story…

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…

Musée archéologique de Mallawî

Egypt Today du 31 août 20 : Egypt’s Malawi National Museum to be reopened on September 1…

Egypt’s Malawi National was Museum management appealed to its visitors to adhere to all precautionary measures when visiting the museum, which will be reopened starting September 1, from 9 am until 3 pm, within the framework of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities decision to return museums closed since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Read Full Story…

Musée Copte

Egypt Today du 13 août 20 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organizes a training course for employees of the Coptic Museum…

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organized a training course for civil security employees and ticketing employees at the Coptic Museum in Old Cairo, coinciding with the return of the inbound tourism movement to Egypt, starting from the first of last July. 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 29 sept. 20 : Egypt’s New Administrative Capital Museum, a highly-anticipated archaeological gem…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working on finalizing the Administrative Capital Museum as part of the ministry’s plan of archaeological openings during the coming period. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 21 sept. 20 : New Administrative Capital’s Museum to house a plethora of artifacts about Egypt’s historical capitals…

During a Sunday tour of the New Administrative Capital Museum, Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany ordered the addition of artifacts from a variety of ancient Egyptian, Coptic and Islamic eras to enrich the museum’s collection and provide an integrated view of how Egyptian capitals developed throughout history. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 sept. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. inspects New Administrative Capital Museum on Sept. 20…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected the New Administrative Capital’s Museum on September 20, in order to follow up on the developments of its workflow in preparation for its opening soon. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 sept. 20 : Wrap up of Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities recent museum work…

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is currently finalizing work at a number of archaeological museums in preparation for their opening in the upcoming period, as part of the revitalization of Egyptian tourism. Read Full Story…

musée de Sharm al-Shaykh

Egypt Today du 30 août 20 : 10 artefacts of Tutankhamun’s personal belongings to be displayed in Sharm El-Sheikh, Hurghada Museums…

The Board of Directors of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities decided to temporarily display ten artifacts of Tutankhamun’s belongings in Sharm El-Sheikh Museum, which will be inaugurated 2020. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 28 août 20 : Tutankhamun artefacts to go on display at Hurghada, Sharm museums…

Twenty items from the “Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” exhibition’s 166 pieces will be put on display at Hurghada Museum and Sharm El-Sheikh Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 28 août 20 : Egypt displays Tutankhamun treasures in Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh…

The Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt has displayed 20 artifacts from the collection of King Tutankhamun’s treasures at the Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh museums for the first time, allowing visitors there a chance to personally view the Pharaoh’s treasures. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 28 août 20 : Egypt’s Tutankhamun exhibition’s artefacts to be displayed at Hurghada, Sharm museums…

“Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” exhibition returned back to Egypt from London on Friday, August 28. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 août 20 : Sharm El-Sheikh Museum: 98% of the works completed, 5,800 artifacts received…

The Sharm El Sheikh Museum is among the projects that the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has placed on the map of openings during the coming period, within the framework of the state’s interest in opening museums in coastal cities. It is the first museum to be opened in the region. Read Full Story…

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 des carrosses royaux

Egypt Today du 23 août 20 : Egypt’s Royal Chariots Museum to provide cards explaining artifacts using Braille method…

Royal Chariots Museum is expected to be inaugurated soon. The cards explaining all the artifacts have been written using Braille method for the visually impaired. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 août 20 : Egypt’s Royal Chariots Museum to be inaugurated soon…

Royal Chariots Museum is expected to be inaugurated soon. A number of artifacts were put on display at the Royal Chariots Museum in Cairo’s Bulaq Abul Ela neighborhood. Read Full Story…

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…

NMEC

Egypt Today du 27 sept. 20 : NMEC organizes training course on Human Resources Development…

The Training Department of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat organizes a training course on Human Resources Development in cooperation with the Central Training Unit at the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 sept. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. discusses final preparations ahead of royal mummies’ transfer to NMEC…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani held a meeting with the company responsible for transferring the royal mummies from the place of their current display in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the place of their permanent display in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 sept. 20 : What are the final preparations for the transfer of royal mummies to the NMEC?…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing to transfer the royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, to the place of their permanent display in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in a procession that the “whole world will talk about”, as described by Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 août 20 : What are the most prominent exhibits at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization?…

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat is one of the most important projects of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, carried out in cooperation with UNESCO, to become one of the largest museum in Egypt and the Middle East, to present a new vision of the ancient Egyptian heritage. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 août 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities inspects NMEC prior to imminent opening…

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat on Saturday, following a meeting held with the museum’s board of directors to welcome the head of the museum. Read Full Story…

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…

IV - Expositions archéologiques

Egypt Today du 17 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Cabinet agrees to hold temporary exhibition of Islamic antiquities in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia…

Egypt’s Cabinet approved holding a temporary exhibition of antiquities at the Ithraa Museum in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The exhibition will be held from November 2020 to November 2022, and that includes preparation periods, packaging, transportation and shipping. The exhibition will include 84 artifacts from the collection of Islamic art in Cairo. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 août 20 : Egypt’s Tutankhamun temporary exhibition to return back from London to Egypt…

The temporary exhibition of King Tutankhamun entitled "Tutankhamun ... Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh" will return back from London to Egypt. Read Full Story…

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 6 juil. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities releases video conveying the importance of the river Nile to Egypt…

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities released a video in English and Arabic conveying the importance of the river Nile to Egypt and the Egyptians throughout the ages. 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…

musée d'Hurghada

Egypt Today du 13 sept. 20 : All you need to know about exhibiting King Tutankhamun’s artifacts in Hurghada Museum…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the preparations for the temporary exhibition of some of King Tutankhamun’s treasures, which are displayed for the first time in Hurghada Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 12 sept. 20 : Antiquities Minister inaugurates Tutankhamun exhibition in Hurghada…

Egyptian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anany on Friday opened a temporary Tutankhamun exhibition in the Red Sea governorate’s Hurghada Museum for the first time. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 10 sept. 20 : Final touches being added to King Tutankhamun exhibition in Hurghada…

Members of the Hurghada Museum’s exhibition committee are working on the final touches for the temporary exhibition of King Tutankhamun, which opens in the next few days, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on September 9. Read Full Story…

Prague

Egypt Independent du 31 août 20 : Egypt’s Antiquities Minister inaugurates ‘Kings of the Sun’ exhibition in Prague…

Egypt’s Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany on Sunday, alongside Czech Prime Minister Andrei Babish and Czech Minister of Culture Lubomir Zaoralek, inaugurated the ancient Egyptian “Kings of the Sun” exhibition at the National Museum in Prague. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 31 août 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. officially inaugurates ’Kings of The Sun’ exhibition in Prague on Aug. 30…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and Czech Minister of Culture Lubomír Zaorálek inaugurated on August 30 the “Kings of the Sun” exhibition held in the National Museum in the Czech capital Prague. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 30 août 20 : Ancient Egyptian ’Kings of the Sun’ exhibition to open tonight in Prague…

A few hours before the official opening of the ‘Kings of the Sun’ exhibition in Prague, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Enany embarked on an inspection tour at the exhibition followed by a press conference at the National Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 août 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities inaugurates National Museum "Kings of the Sun" Prague on August 29…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el Enany visited the Czech Republic on Saturday to attend the inauguration of the National Museum "Kings of the Sun" in the Czech capital Prague, which will open its doors to display artifacts reflecting the ancient Egyptian civilization in the heart of Europe. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 août 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. to attend inauguration of “Kings of the Sun” exhibition in Prague…

In the upcoming week, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani will visit the Czech Republic, to attend the inauguration of the National Museum "Kings of the Sun" in the Czech capital, Prague, which will open its doors to display artifacts reflecting the ancient Egyptian civilization in the heart of Europe. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 août 20 : Egypt’s PM Mostafa Madbouly approves display of 90 artifacts in Prague’s exhibition "Kings of the Sun"…

Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly issued a decision approving the display of 90 artifacts in the exhibition "Kings of the Sun" at the National Museum of Prague, Czech Republic, from August 30, 2020, to February 7, 2021. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 août 20 : Artifacts of “Kings of the Sun” ancient Egyptian exhibition arrives in Prague’s National Museum…

The artifacts of the "Kings of the Sun" exhibition arrived at the National Museum in the Czech capital Prague on Aug. 14 in preparation for its opening at the end of August. Read Full Story…

V - Thèmes généraux

Egypt Today du 30 sept. 20 : Decision to exempt Cafeterias, bazars in archaeological sites from paying rental value until end of October 2020…

In their last meeting chaired by Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, the Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities decided to completely exempt all cafeterias and bazaars in museums and archaeological sites affiliated with the Council from paying the rental value until the end of October 2020. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 29 sept. 20 : Sound and Light Company launches global bid to develop Giza Pyramids exhibition area…

The Sound and Light Company, affiliated to the Ministry of Public Enterprise Sector, has launched a global bid with closed envelopes to develop the Giza Pyramids’ sound and light area. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 sept. 20 : Egypt’s famous Sound & Light shows to be held again under new timings, many foreign languages…

Misr Company for Sound, Light and Tourism Development, chaired by Mohamed Abdel Aziz, chairman and managing director, announced the change of previously set timings for the sound and light shows in its five regions [Giza Pyramids, Karnak, Philae, Abu Simbel, Edfu] in order to stimulate domestic tourism and restore tourism in general. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 21 sept. 20 : CIB Egyptian Squash Open to take place by Pyramids of Giza…

The Commercial International Bank – Egypt (CIB) has announced that the CIB Egyptian Squash Open Men’s and Women’s Platinum event will take place, for the second consecutive year, by the Pyramids of Giza. The tournament, organised by I-Events, is to take place from 10-17 October. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities plans to convert Giza into capital of world tourism…

Transforming Giza into the capital of world tourism is a goal that the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities seeks to reach through a plan to transform the area surrounding the Pyramids of Giza and the Grand Egyptian Museum into a tourist service area of the highest international standards. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 sept. 20 : Rasheed National Museum receives Director of Studies at the French Institute of Oriental Archaeology…

Rasheed National Museum received the Director of Studies at the French Institute of Oriental Archaeology and his accompanying delegation from the institute and the French International University for African Development, Senghor University. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 8 sept. 20 : Old Cairo’s Al-Muizz Street to host first underground music festival…

The Al-Rabaa Cultural Centre, located on Old Cairo’s Al-Muizz Street, will host its first festival for Egyptian underground music bands between 9 and 19 September. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 sept. 20 : Egypt’s archaeologist Zahi Hawass nominated as Tourism Ambassador at World Tourism Organization…

On the sidelines of his recent visit to Egypt, the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization indicated his intention to nominate Zahi Hawass to be an Egyptian ambassador at the organization, in the footsteps of great international figures in various countries of the world. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 sept. 20 : Egypt’s archaeologist Zahi Hawass nominated as Tourism Ambassador at World Tourism Organization…

On the sidelines of his recent visit to Egypt, the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization indicated his intention to nominate Zahi Hawass to be an Egyptian ambassador at the organization, in the footsteps of great international figures in various countries of the world. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 sept. 20 : Horus, official mascot of 27th Handball World Cup Egypt 2021…

The Supreme Organizing Committee for the Handball World Cup Egypt 2021 chose the ancient Egyptian god Horus, to be the official mascot for the 27th edition of the World Handball Championship scheduled to be held from January 13 to 31. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 3 sept. 20 : TSFE, Housing Ministry discuss Khedivial Cairo development, desalination projects…

Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development and Chairperson of The Sovereign Fund of Egypt (TSFE) Hala El-Said, discussed the development of Khedivial Cairo, sewage treatment, and water desalination projects with Minister of Housing Assem El-Gazzar on Thursday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 3 sept. 20 : Climbing up Egyptian antiquities without license now punishable with 1 month imprisonment…

Egypt’s House of Representatives on Wednesday amended law #177 of 1983 on the protection of antiquities to punish people climbing up antiquities, or visiting archaeological sites and museums without a permit, with a one-month-imprisonment and/or fine ranging between LE10,000 and LE100,000. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 sept. 20 : Leaders of Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min. inspect various museums, archaeological sites…

A group of leaders of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities inspected several archaeological sites and museums to follow up on all the precautionary and health safety measures followed within the various sites. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 sept. 20 : Leaders of Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min. inspect various museums, archaeological sites…

A group of leaders of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities inspected several archaeological sites and museums to follow up on all the precautionary and health safety measures followed within the various sites. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 1er sept. 20 : Egypt resumes tourist voyages to 13 archaeological sites and two museums…

The Central Egypt Antiquities Zone, which includes Minya, Assiut, Beny Suef, and Fayoum, will resume tourist voyages to 13 archaeological sites and two museums after a five month hiatus brought on by measures against the coronavirus pandemic. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 1er sept. 20 : Anani reviews latest discoveries, openings and new archaeological projects in Egypt at Charles University in Prague…

Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anani gave a lecture at Charles University in the Czech capital, Prague, on the latest discoveries, openings, museums and new archaeological projects in Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 août 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities exempts cafeterias, bazaars in museums, archaeological sites from paying rent until end of Sept. 2020…

Within the framework of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ efforts to mitigate the economic effects resulting from the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, Mostafa Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, explained that the Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, in its last meeting headed by Khaled el-Anani, minister of tourism and antiquities, decided to extend a complete exemption to all cafeterias and bazaars in museums and archaeological sites affiliated to the council from paying the rental value until the end of September 2020. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 24 août 20 : Starting September, Egypt reopens all archaeological sites and museums…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced Monday that all museums and archaeological sites nationwide will reopen starting September 1, as cultural tourism activities resume in accordance with special measures approved by the ministry. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 août 20 : Collapsed Qasr al-Nil building removed from heritage list: Head of National Organization for Urban Harmony…

Engineer Mohamed Abu Saada, head of the National Organization for Urban Harmony‏, said that at the time of the collapse of the building located in the historic Qasr al-Nil Street in Downtown Cairo, the organization sent a technical committee to determine the property, especially because it was registered in the heritage list of buildings. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 17 août 20 : Ancient Alexandrian philosopher Hypatia gets statue in New Administrative Capital…

A statue of ancient Alexandrian philosopher Hypatia has been erected in the square of Al-Masa Capital Club in the City of Culture and Arts at the New Administrative Capital, the Rosa al-Youssef magazine website reported. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 16 août 20 : Egypt allows 6 foreign archaeological missions to resume work…

Egypt’s Tourism and Antiquities Ministry and the Interior Ministry on Saturday permitted six foreign archaeological missions to resume excavations, after work had been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 août 20 : Did Nefertiti’s tomb disappear because of her Separation from Akhenaten or a sinister plot for the throne?…

It has been 5 years since the British Nicholas Reeves theorized that the mummy of Queen Nefertiti was located behind the tomb of King Tutankhamun. After a long study, he did not reach anything; it seems that the famous Egyptian queen was not buried there. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 10 août 20 : Video: CNN unveils “Inside The Grand Egyptian Museum” promotional film…

CNN International has released a documentary film on the Grand Egyptian Museum as part of a partnership with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Authority. Read Full Story…

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 18 juil. 20 : Google launches AI-powered tool to decode Egyptian hieroglyphs…

Google announced the launch of a new machine learning tool that can help decode Egyptian hieroglyphs in Arabic and English. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 juil. 20 : De Lesseps Statue to be placed in Port Said sparks outrage…

The decision to restore and place the De Lesseps statue in Port Said has sparked outrage among a large segment of Egyptians. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 juil. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities organizes several educational trips in various governorates…

Within the framework of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities keenness on raising tourism and archaeological awareness among citizens and introducing them to the civilizational and cultural heritage of Egypt, which contributes to the revitalization of the internal tourism movement, the Egyptian General Authority for Tourism Promotion in Port Said organized a tour that included visiting the most important tourist and archeological sites in the city. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 juil. 20 : Egyptian antiquities to be auctioned at Christie’s on July 6-27…

Christie’s Auction House is preparing for an international auction for various Roman and Egyptian antiquities on July 6-27. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 juil. 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. discusses cooperation in tourism, antiquities with Ukraine, Belarus ambassadors…

In the light of the resumption of the inbound tourism to Egypt as of July 1, and after the arrival of a number of Ukrainian and Belarusian tourists, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani convened on July 5 with the Ukrainian and Belarusian ambassadors to Cairo. Read Full Story…

coopération

Egypt Today du 31 août 20 : Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. meets with Czech culture min. to discuss means of boosting cooperation…

During his stay in the Czech capital Prague for the inauguration of the archaeological exhibition "Kings of the Sun", Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani held a meeting with Czech Minister of Culture Lubomír Zaorálek to discuss means of boosting joint cooperation between the two countries in the field of archaeology and culture. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 10 août 20 : Japanese Ambassador in Cairo: GEM is Japan’s largest cultural cooperation in the world…

Japanese Ambassador in Cairo Masaaki Nuki said that his country’s contributions to the Grand Egyptian Museum project amounted to about $8 million, which is considered the largest cultural cooperation for Japan worldwide. Read Full Story…

Covid-19

Egypt Today du 9 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities organizes training course for workers in Giza Pyramids antiquities area…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organized a training course to rehabilitate workers in the Giza Pyramids antiquities area on how to deal with all visitors and tourists in light of the precautionary measures in place to confront COVID-19. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 sept. 20 : Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities organizes training course for workers in Giza Pyramids antiquities area…

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organized a training course to rehabilitate workers in the Giza Pyramids antiquities area on how to deal with all visitors and tourists in light of the precautionary measures in place to confront COVID-19. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 21 août 20 : Egypt’s archaeological sites to be opened on September 1 with 50% of their capacity…

Egypt’s deputy minister of Tourism and Antiquities in announced that all the archaeological sites will be opened nationwide with precautionary conditions and measures, with 50% of their capacity at the beginning of September 1. Read Full Story…

Divers

Ahram Online du 6 sept. 20 : Renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass selected as UNWTO Ambassador for Responsible Tourism…

Renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass has been selected as UNWTO’s Ambassador for Responsible Tourism, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Anany announced Sunday. Read Full Story…

Polémique

Egypt Independent du 16 sept. 20 : Egypt cuts highways across pyramids plateau, alarming conservationists…

Egypt is building two highways across the pyramids plateau outside Cairo, reviving and expanding a project that was suspended in the 1990s after an international outcry. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 4 août 20 : Zahi Hawass responds to Elon Musk’s claim that aliens built the Egyptian pyramids…

Egyptian former Minister of Antiquities and renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass responded to claims made by Elon Musk regarding the origins of the Giza pyramids, saying that archaeological and historical evidence proves that they were built by ancient Egyptians. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 août 20 : Hawass: Archaeological evidence proves that builders of the Great Pyramids are the ancient Egyptians…

Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass said that the money of the billionaire founder of Tesla Company, Elon Musk, did not make him famous, so he decided to announce that aliens came from space to build the Great Pyramids of Giza. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 1er août 20 : Egypt refuses Elon Musk’s controversial claims about the pyramids builders…

Read Full Story…In response to a tweet from American billionaire Elon Musk referencing a theory that aliens had built the pyramids, Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation Rania al-Mashat invited him on Saturday to personally visit the tombs of the pyramid builders. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 1er août 20 : Musk statements on alien construction of Egypt Pyramids denounced as ‘hallucinations’…

Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat has invited Musk to visit Egypt, “to explore the writings about how the pyramids were built." Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 1er août 20 : Egypt’s Egyptologist Zahi Hawass scientifically refutes Musk’s false claims saying: ’’ Pyramids were built by Egyptians’…

The founder, CEO, CTO and chief designer of SpaceX and technology mogul Elon Musk claimed on Friday through a tweet he posted on his official Twitter account a false theory claiming that the pyramids were built by aliens and that Egypt’s King Ramses II was from outer space. Read Full Story…

restitution archéologique

Egypt Today du 30 sept. 20 : Germany returns 4 stolen statues dating back to 600 BC to Egypt…

Germany returned four archaeological statues to Egypt. Head of the Government of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Armin Laschet, handed over four antique statues, dating back to the period between 600 and 400 BC, to the Egyptian ambassador. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 sept. 20 : Did Egypt send an official letter to retrieve Nefertiti’s head statue?…

Renowned Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass said that Brigitte Goebzel’s claims that Egypt has not submitted an official request to restore Nefertiti’s head statue for decades, is not true at all, stressing that Goebzel, the press and information officer at the Cultural Heritage Foundation in charge of the affairs of state museums in Berlin, clearly knows nothing about this matter. 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…