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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 25 mars 2020.

I - Recherches et découvertes archéologiques

II - Restauration, préservation

III - Musées

IV - Expositions archéologiques

V - Thèmes généraux


I - Recherches et découvertes archéologiques

Egypt Independent du 6 fév. 20 : Israeli finds Egyptian artifact while swimming south of Haifa…

An Israeli veterinarian stumbled upon an ancient Egyptian artifact last year, which is believed to have been used as an anchor 3,500 years ago and is currently on display in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 fév. 20 : Egyptian artifact discovered in Haifa…

An Israeli newspaper revealed that an Israeli national discovered a piece of Egyptian artifact spanning back to over 3,000 years. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 4 fév. 20 : 3,400-year-old ancient Egyptian anchor discovered in Israel…

A 3,400-year-old ancient Egyptian limestone anchor was accidentally discovered at Israel’s northern shores in Haifa, according to Israeli news portal Haartez. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 jan. 20 : 1st picture book in history discovered in Egypt…

Archaeologists have uncovered in Egypt what is believed to be the first picture book in history. The book is a new guide that explains the way to the afterlife of the god of reckoning and resurrection of the pharaohs, Osiris. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 7 jan. 20 : Workers in Daqahlia village stumble upon Pharaonic artifacts…

Workers on a sanitation project in Dandit village, located in Egypt’s Daqahlia Governorate, discovered on Monday large blocks of stone with what appear to be inscriptions in the hieroglyphic language. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 jan. 20 : Unique artifact discovered in Tutankhamen’s tomb…

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a new artifact at the tomb of Tutankhamen, as they were transporting some of the king’s treasures from the tomb in Luxor to the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 15 déc. 19 : Ministry of Antiquities witnesses a weekend of discoveries…

Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities witnessed a fortuitous weekend, discovering rare red granite Ramses II statue and seizing 135 relics in a Kidney dialysis centre. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 6 nov. 19 : 3,000-year-old pharaonic wheat reveals secrets of ancient domestication…

About 12,000 years ago, humans have begun establishing a sedentary, agriculture-based society following the discovery of agriculture in the Near East, from where it has expanded throughout Europe, Asia, and Africa, together with various domesticated plants and animals. Read Full Story…

al-Assassif

Daily News Egypt du 28 nov. 19 : 3 wooden coffins unearthed in Egypt’s Luxor…

A French archaeological mission has discovered three wooden coffins in the courtyard of a cemetery located in the upper Egypt’s province of Luxor, the country’s ministry of antiquities said in a statement on Wednesday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 27 nov. 19 : French mission discovers 3 coffins at El-Assasif in Luxor…

The French archaeological mission, headed by Professor Frederic Colin of the University of Strasbourg, has discovered three wooden coffins in El-Assasif Necropolis in al-Qarnah, located on Luxor’s West Bank. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 nov. 19 : In pics: New discovery unearthed in Luxor…

The French archaeological mission headed by Frederic Colin succeeded in discovering three wooden coffins in the external courtyard of cemetery No. 33. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 nov. 19 : New discovery unearthed in Luxor…

The French archaeological mission headed by Frédéric COLIN succeeded in discovering three wooden coffins in the external courtyard of cemetery No. 33. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 27 nov. 19 : French mission discovers 3 coffins at al-‘Asâsîf in Luxor…

The French archaeological mission, headed by Professor Frederic Colin of the University of Strasbourg, has discovered three wooden coffins in El-Assasif Necropolis in al-Qarnah, located on Luxor’s West Bank. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 24 nov. 19 : Golden pieces uncovered in El-Assasif’s child mummy…

The Ministry of Antiquities conducted scientific studies on three mummies discovered in the cache of El-Assassif in an attempt to unfold their secrets. Read Full Story…

Divers

Egypt Today du 12 déc. 19 : Ancient Egyptian headwear used for spiritual assistance in afterlife…

A number of researchers and archaeologists conducted a study on the waxy head cones that the ancient Egyptians wore. Mysterious headdresses often appear in ancient art dating back to 3550-2000 BC. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 déc. 19 : Socks reveal ingenuity of ancient Egyptians…

A recent British study conducted on socks of the ancient Egyptians found out the type of dye and methods of manufacturing that the ancient Egyptian used. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 déc. 19 : Anani: 300 foreign missions currently work in Egypt…

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani reviewed the recent archaeological discoveries and projects implemented by the Ministry of Antiquities in Egypt. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 20 nov. 19 : Delving into ancient Egyptians’ fascinating coffins world…

When you see the fingerprints of ancient coffin makers, you feel connected to those people more as humans, not just their skills, says researcher. Read Full Story…

divers

Daily News Egypt du 13 nov. 19 : Ancient Egyptians collected Sacred Ibises for sacrifice, mummification…

DNA studies reject the idea that Egyptians domesticated Sacred Ibis for ritual use. Read Full Story…

Divers

Egypt Today du 1er nov. 19 : Anany gives a lecture in London about Egyptian discoveries…

Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anany gave a lecture in the Egyptian Cultural center in London about the latest archaeological discoveries, projects and museums in Egypt. Read Full Story…

Fouilles sous-marines

Daily News Egypt du 11 nov. 19 : UNESCO’s workshop tackles underwater cultural heritage for the first time in Egypt…

Over the decades, the legacy of the ancient Egyptians and the subsequent empires expanded to much more of what archaeologists discovered underground. While scientists exert their efforts in expanding excavation work underground, treasures are laid opposite to the land, deep in the sea, waiting to see the light. Read Full Story…

Giza

Egypt Today du 13 déc. 19 : Unique bust of Ramses II uncovered in Giza…

A unique royal bust of King Ramses II made of red granite was unearthed on a private land in Mit Rahina village in Giza by an Egyptian archaeological mission from the Ministry of Antiquities on Wednesday, December 11. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 11 déc. 19 : Unique red granite bust of Ramses II unearthed on private land in Giza…

An Egyptian archaeological mission from the Ministry of Antiquities has unearthed a red granite royal bust of King Ramses II emblazoned with the “Ka,” a symbol of power, life force and spirit. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 8 déc. 19 : Parts of Ancient Egyptian temple accidently discovered in Mit Rahina…

The Ministry of Antiquities announced unearthing 19 giant granite blocks that are believed to be a part of ancient Egyptian god of craftsmen Ptah’s temple in Mit Rahina near Saqqara, according to a press statement published by the ministry. Read Full Story…

Ismailia

Egypt Today du 7 nov. 19 : Cemetery dating back to pre-dynastic era discovered in Ismailia…

The Ministry of Antiquities’ mission working in Ismailia’s Hassan Dawood archaeological area revealed a part of a multi-layered cemetery dating back to the Roman, Greek and pre-dynastic eras. Read Full Story…

Kom al-Khilgân

Egypt Independent du 13 fév. 20 : 83 ancient graves discovered in Egypt’s Daqahliya Governorate…

The Egyptian archaeological mission, which is affiliated with the government’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, has announced the discovery of 83 graves during archaeological excavations in the Koam Al-Khiljan region of Egypt’s Daqahliya Governorate, according to a statement by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 13 fév. 20 : 83 ancient tombs discovered in Dakahliya governorate…

The Egyptian archaeological mission affiliated to the Supreme Council of Antiquities revealed the discovery of 83 graves during archaeological excavations in Umm Al-Khelgan region in Dakahlia Governorate. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 12 fév. 20 : 83 ancient graves discovered in Egypt’s Nile Delta…

An Egyptian archaeological mission affiliated with the Supreme Council of Antiquities announced on Wednesday the discovery of 83 graves during archaeological excavations in the Om El-Khelgan region in Egypt’s Daqahliya governorate in the Nile Delta. Read Full Story…

Louqsor

Ahram Online du 19 déc. 19 : A granodiorite colossus of Horus unearthed in Egypt’s Luxor…

During excavations carried out at the Funerary Temple of king Amenhotep III, an Egyptian-German archaeological mission led by Horig Sourouzian unearthed a large part of a granodiorite colossus of a standing falcon-headed god Horus. Read Full Story…

Matariya

Daily News Egypt du 5 déc. 19 : Several Royal belongings unearthed in Matariya…

Among the unearthed antiquities were also a number of moulds for shaping Amulets, as well as blocks made of brick that were most likely a workshop of brewery and the residential area of its workers. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 3 déc. 19 : Blocks from royal colossi, huge New Kingdom mud brick wall uncovered in Matariya…

An Egyptian-German archaeological mission working at Heliopolis Temple in Matariya has uncovered a number of blocks from royal colossi and a huge mud brick wall from the New Kingdom during its 13th excavation season. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 2 déc. 19 : Egyptian-German mission discover New Kingdom artifacts in Heliopolis…

The Egyptian-German joint archaeological mission working in Heliopolis temple discovered on Sunday remains of statues and stones featuring inscriptions of King Ramesses II, as well as a collection of pottery and a large wall of mud bricks dating back to the New Kingdom in Egypt. Read Full Story…

Minya

Egypt Today du 4 fév. 20 : Spanish Newspaper ABC amazed by Minya’s discovery…

The Spanish newspaper ABC shed light on the discovery of 16 graves with 20 coffins of various shapes and sizes in Minya Governorate. The discovery was made by a team of archaeologists led by Mostafa Waziri. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 2 fév. 20 : 16 Burial chambers containing 20 well-preserved tombs unearthed in Minya…

The sarcophagi belong to high-ranked priests, 10,000 ushabti statues found, some made of pure gold. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 jan. 20 : The uncover of 370 ancient coins at monastery of Saint Fana in Minya…

370 ancient coins were uncovered in the monastery of Saint Fana in Minya governorate. Read Full Story…

Néfertiti

Egypt Today du 8 déc. 19 : DNA tests used to determine Nefertiti’s mummy…

Today marks the anniversary of the discovery of the statue of the Pharaonic Queen Nefertiti, the wife of Akhenaten, in Tel el-Amarna region, Minya in 1912. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 25 nov. 19 : Zahi Hawass says Nefertiti’s tomb could be discovered in ‘a matter of weeks’…

Prominent Egyptologist and former Minister of Antiquities Zahi Hawass told leading UK news outlet Express.co.uk that he hopes to discover the location of Queen Nefertiti’s tomb in “a matter of weeks.” Read Full Story…

Saqqâra

Ahram Online du 7 déc. 19 : Archaeology Magazine lists Saqqara Fifth Dynasty tomb one of 2019’s top 10 discoveries…

Archaeology Magazine is featuring the superbly painted tomb of the Fifth Dynasty dignitary named Khuwy, uncovered in the Saqqara necropolis in April, on the cover of its January/February 2020 issue, after it was selected as one of the magazine’s top 10 archaeological discoveries of 2019. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 déc. 19 : Khuwy tomb, one of the 10 most important archaeological discoveries in 2019…

Archaeology Magazine chose Khuwy tomb which was uncovered in Saqqara as one of the most ten important discoveries in the world in 2019. Read Full Story…

Saqqara

Egypt Today du 25 nov. 19 : Saqqara discovery never ceases to amaze…

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani announced the success of the Egyptian archaeological mission in uncovering a cache of mummies of animals and sacred birds. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 23 nov. 19 : Cat statues, mummies among large collection unearthed in Saqqara’s animals necropolis…

During a press conference, the antiquities minister said Saturday’s was not the last discovery of the year, but that there will be another one next month before Christmas celebrations. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 23 nov. 19 : Five young lion mummies unearthed in an animal shaft in Saqqara…

The discovery included the world’s biggest unearthed scarab, hundreds of diversified animal statues. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 23 nov. 19 : Cache of mummified animals, including big cats, found in Saqqara…

Egyptian Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany announced on Saturday that an Egyptian archaeological mission has uncovered a unique cache of mummified animals, including sacred birds and five big cats which preliminary studies suggest are lion cubs. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 23 nov. 19 : Cat statues, mummies among large collection unearthed in Saqqâra’s animals necropolis…

Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany announced on Saturday at a press conference a new discovery in the Saqqara necropolis carried out by an Egyptian archaeological mission led by Mostafa Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 17 nov. 19 : Min. of Antiquities inspect findings in Saqqara Archaeological Area…

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected the archaeological discovery that will be announced on November 23, and the final stages of the restoration project of the pyramid of Djoser in preparation for its opening soon. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 17 nov. 19 : First Roman catacomb unearthed in Saqqara necropolis…

At the enriching Saqqara necropolis, ancient Egypt families were not the only cohorts tempted to grave their glory and bury their individuals and groups beneath the ground, surrounding them with decorated walls, praying inscriptions, and personal belongings. Archaeologists recently discovered used Roman land where they buried their dead, making it the first catacomb from the Roman era to be discovered at the necropolis. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 14 nov. 19 : Egypt says it’s unearthed large animal mummy in Saqqara…

Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities says local archaeologists have unearthed the mummy of an unusually large animal, most likely a lion or lioness. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 12 nov. 19 : Roman-era catacomb discovered at Saqqara necropolis…

An Japanese-Egyptian mission directed by professor Nozomu Kawai of Kanazawa University has discovered a Roman catacomb from the 1st or 2nd century AD during excavation on the eastern rock escarpment of the North Saqqara plateau. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 6 nov. 19 : First Roman-era cemetery discovered in Saqqara…

The Ministry of Antiquities announced on Nov. 5 the discovery of an archaeological cemetery in Saqqara. It is the first discovered cemetery from the Roman era in this region. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 5 nov. 19 : Team excavates first Roman catacomb tomb discovered in Saqqara…

A joint Egyptian-Japanese archaeological mission in north Saqqara headed by Nozomu Kawai of Kanazawa University and Waseda University in Japan succeeded in excavating a Roman-era Catacomb tomb from between the first and second century AD. Read Full Story…

Sohag

Egypt Today du 7 jan. 20 : 5 Ptolemaic limestone blocks discovered in Sohag…

The Egyptian mission working in Sohag discovered five ancient limestone blocks of different sizes. Read Full Story…

Suhâg

Egypt Today du 17 nov. 19 : Ptolemaic-era temple discovered in Sohag…

Archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old temple in Egypt. It is believed to belong to Ptolemy IV Philopator of the Ptolemaic Kingdom. Read Full Story…

Symposium

Ahram Online du 21 nov. 19 : Levantine Foundation to hold a symposium in Cairo on Deir al-Serian’s manuscripts…

The symposium is to highlight the successful fieldwork to date and to conserve ancient manuscripts up to 1500 years old with the support of the British council’s cultural protection fund. Read Full Story…

Tombe de Néfertiti

Daily News Egypt du 23 fév. 20 : Is Nefertiti long-looked-for mysterious mummy buried next to Tut?…

Nicholas Reeves, a specialist in Egyptian history was the first to suspect that the tomb of Nefertiti is hidden behind the wall of Tut’s tomb. Read Full Story…

Toutankhamon

Egypt Today du 3 nov. 19 : Hawass: Tutankhamun was not murdered…

Despite his death thousands of years ago, the precise cause of Tutankhamun’s death remains a mystery. Veteran Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass has an input on this matter. Hawass truly believes that Tutankhamun was not murdered. Read Full Story…

Tuna al-Gabal

Egypt Independent du 14 déc. 19 : Royal pharaonic sphinx uncovered in Tuna al-Gabal…

An Egyptian archaeological mission has uncovered a small royal statue of a Sphinx during archaeological survey work in Tuna al-Gabal cemetery in the city of Mallawi, Minya. Read Full Story…

Tuna El-Gebel

Ahram Online du 14 déc. 19 : A Sphinx statue uncovered in Minya’s Tuna El-Gebel…

The Egyptian Archaeological Mission, under Sayed Abdel-Malek, has uncovered a small royal statue of a sphinx in Tuna El-Gebel archaeological area in Minya governorate, Upper Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 14 déc. 19 : A small royal statue of a sphinx uncovered in Tuna El-Gebel…

A small royal statue of a sphinx was uncovered in Tuna El-Gebel archaeological area in Minya governorate, Upper Egypt, on Saturday, December 14. Read Full Story…

Vallée des Rois

Egypt Today du 2 nov. 19 : Hawass: One of the two mummies at the Valley of Kings could be to Nefertiti…

Acclaimed Egyptian Egyptologist Zahi Hawass announced in London on the side-lines of Tutankhamun exhibition that Queen Nefertiti could be one of the mummies discovered at the Valley of Kings. Read Full Story…

II - Restauration, préservation

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…

Egypt Today du 17 fév. 20 : All you need to know about Andalus Park’s restoration…

Cairo Governorate has recently announced its adoption of the Andalus Park’s development project under the supervision of the Ministry of Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 fév. 20 : Anany to inspect visual identity project at Karnak, Luxor temples…

Egyptian minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Anany visited Luxor and Karnak temples on Saturday, February 8 to check the work that are being implemented within the project of developing and raising the efficiency of tourism services in that region and the elements of the visual identity project. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 16 déc. 19 : Egypt to register Torah scrolls, other synagogue relics as antiquities…

The Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt has approved registering 13 artifacts, including Torah scrolls, candlesticks and lanterns, belonging to synagogues in Alexandria and across Egypt’s governorates, in preparation for listing them under the Antiquities Protection Law. Read Full Story…

Arbre de la Vierge

Ahram Online du 2 jan. 20 : Egypt’s ministers of tourism, local development inspect renovation of Virgin Mary’s Tree in Matareya…

Egypt’s Minister of Tourism Khaled El-Anani and Minister of Local Development Mohamed Shaarawy inspected on Thursday the renovation works at the Tree of the Virgin Mary and its surroundings in Cairo’s suburb of Matareya. Read Full Story…

Barque de Chéops

Egypt Today du 14 jan. 20 : 1160 parts extracted from Khufu’s ship…

Sakoji Yoshimura, president of the Higashi International University of Japan and head of the Restoration Project of Khufu’s ship said the work of extracting the wooden parts of the boat continues on a regular basis. Read Full Story…

Dayr al-Suryân

Ahram Online du 21 nov. 19 : Levantine Foundation to hold a symposium in Cairo on Dayr al-Suryân’s manuscripts…

The Levantine Foundation announced that it will hold a symposium on 3 December 2019 in the residence of the British ambassador in Cairo to review the work that has been done to preserve ancient and rare Egypt’s Dayr al-Suryân monastery’s manuscripts. Read Full Story…

Mosquée al-Fath

Egypt Today du 5 jan. 20 : Al-Fateh Mosque restoration works cost L.E 16M…

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, Minister of Awqaf Mukhtar Goma, and Governor of Cairo Khaled Abdel-Al, visited Sunday the Royal Mosque of Al-Fateh in Abdeen, Cairo. 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

Daily News Egypt du 11 fév. 20 : Baron Empain Palace to opens its doors within days…

Anany explained that the palace would take its visitors into a journey to the past, starting from the early stages of Baron Empain first building Heliopolis as a district of modernism and fascinating beauty. The palace is to open within the next few weeks. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 fév. 20 : Baron Palace to be inaugurated soon…

Baron Palace is one of Egypt’s most magnificent historic landmarks that was restored to its original splendor and is due to be open its doors for visitors in a couple of weeks. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 7 fév. 20 : Supreme Council of Antiquities announces ticket prices for Baron Palace…

Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities revealed on Friday the price of entry tickets for Cairo’s Baron Palace, which is set to re-open this month after undergoing an intense restoration process. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 28 nov. 19 : Baron Palace receives a facelift…

Only a few weeks separate us from the grand opening of the iconic Baron Palace, planned to open its doors to the public by the end of this year. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 nov. 19 : Anani: Baron Palace will be fully renovated in Dec.…

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani said that the restoration of the Baron Palace is scheduled to be fully completed on Dec. 31. Read Full Story…

Palais Sakakini

Egypt Today du 7 jan. 20 : All you need to know about renovating Sakakini Palace…

Sakakini Palace is 119 years old and was owned by Habib Pasha el-Sakakini, who died in 1923. He gifted the palace to one of his heirs who worked as the palace’s doctor. Read Full Story…

Place Tahrîr

Egypt Today du 18 fév. 20 : Ramses II obelisk installed in Tahrir Square…

The development of Tahrir Square continues, as the parts of Ramses II Obelisk are installed. The Cairo governor demanded the speedy completion of painting the buildings surrounding the historical square and developing the roads. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 fév. 20 : Foundation of Ramses II Obelisk installed in Tahrir Square…

ET reveals a number of photos of Ramses II obelisk after being installed in Tahrir Square, one of the most famous squares in Egypt and the world. Read Full Story…

Place Tahrir

Egypt Today du 8 jan. 20 : Karnak Temples’ Rams transfer process launched…

ET reveals the first photos of the transferring process of 4 of the ancient Rams from Karnak Temples in Luxor, to Tahrir Square in Cairo. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 4 jan. 20 : Al Khalifa condemns the transfer of the sphinxes from Karnak Temple to Tahrir square…

Chair of the Arab Regional Center for World Heritage, Shaikha Mai bint Mohammad Al Khalifa, has condemned the transfer of the four sphinxes from Luxor’s Karnak Temple will be placed in Tahrir Square. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 31 déc. 19 : Ministry takes needed security measures while transporting artifacts to Tahrîr Square…

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mustafa Wazîrî confirmed that the process of transferring antiquities from the Karnak Temple to Cairo to decorate Tahrîr Square will be done under high security measures. 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…

Egypt Today du 25 fév. 20 : Restoration works of Pyramid of Djoser completed…

The Ministry of Antiquities has completed the restoration project of the Pyramid of Djoser and developed its surrounding area, within the framework of the ministry’s plan to preserve and develop archaeological sites and improve the services for visitors. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 1er jan. 20 : Egypt’s oldest pyramid opens in 2020 for first time…

The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri announced that the Pyramid of Djoser, one of Egypt’s oldest pyramids, is set to open in the first quarter of 2020, following the finalization of the restoration work. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 29 nov. 19 : Restoration of Djoser pyramid in Saqqâra complete: Antiquities Ministry…

Restoration work at Djoser pyramid in the Saqqara archaeological site has been completed and will be opened within the next few days, Head of the Projects Sector at the Ministry of Antiquities Waad Abul Ela said on Wednesday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 nov. 19 : Restoration of Djoser Pyramid completed…

Head of the Projects Sector at the Ministry of Antiquities Waad Abul Ela said that the restoration of Djoser Pyramid in Saqqara Antiquities Area has been completed. The opening date will be set within the next few days. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 27 nov. 19 : Restoration of Djoser Pyramid completed…

Head of the Projects Sector at the Ministry of Antiquities Wa‘d Abû al-‘Ilâ said that the restoration of Djoser Pyramid in Saqqâra Antiquities Area has been completed. The opening date will be set within the next few days. Read Full Story…

Saqqara

Ahram Online du 18 nov. 19 : Giza tombs of Qar and son Idu open after restoration…

The Ministry of Antiquities has adopted a rotation system that ensures periodic maintenance of the Giza tombs. According to this system, the ministry opens to the public restored tombs while it closes others for maintenance. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 nov. 19 : Edu, Qar cemeteries re-open after restoration…

The Ministry of Antiquities re-opened the cemeteries Edu and Qar in the Eastern Cemetery of the Giza Antiquities Region for visits after completion of restoration works. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 18 nov. 19 : Photos: Egypt opens Old Kingdom tombs Idu, Qar for visitation…

Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry on Monday opened the Idu and Qar tombs in the Eastern Cemetery at Giza following the completion of restoration work, allowing visitors to tour the tombs. Read Full Story…

Synagogue Eliyahu Hanavi

Egypt Independent du 11 jan. 20 : Egypt opens Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue after LE65 million restoration…

Egypt’s Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany inaugurated the Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria on January 10, following intensive two-year restoration work in collaboration between the ministry and the Armed Forces Engineering Authority based on a protocol signed in 2017. Read Full Story…

Synagogue Eliyahu Hanavi

Egypt Today du 11 jan. 20 : Anany: Egyptian government cares about heritage of all religions…

During the inauguration of the synagogue Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Anany said that Egypt has unique cultural and civilizational diversity. Read Full Story…

Synagogue Eliyahu Hanavi

Ahram Online du 10 jan. 20 : Renovated Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue to open on Friday in Alexandria after restoration…

Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Khaled El-Anany is due to inaugurate on Friday the Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria after massive renovation was carried out under a cooperation protocol signed between the antiquities ministry and the Armed Forces Engineering Authority in 2017. Read Full Story…

Synagogue Eliyahu Hanavi

Egypt Today du 10 jan. 20 : Hawass: Jewish temples part of heritage…

On the occasion of the opening of the renovated the Jewish temple in Alexandria, Egyptian veteran archaeologist Zahi Hawass said that the Jewish temples are important part of Egypt’s rich heritage. Read Full Story…

Temple de Dandara

Egypt Independent du 26 fév. 20 : Dendera Temple to open after restoration work…

Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani will inaugurate the Dendera Temple in Qena governorate following the completion of renovation work on Thursday. Read Full Story…

III - Musées

Egypt Independent du 17 fév. 20 : Golden Egyptian mummies go on display at Buffalo Museum of Science…

A collection of ancient Egyptian mummies and associated artifacts, dating to the Greco-Roman era (300 BC-200 AD), are currently on display at the Buffalo Museum of Science in the US from February 8 until June 21 at the “Golden Mummies of Egypt” exhibition. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 fév. 20 : Buffalo Museum of Science exhibits ancient Egyptian artifacts…

The Buffalo Museum of Science in America dedicated a dimmed room to display ancient Egyptian mummies alongside their unique coffins and gold-plated bandages. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 13 déc. 19 : Over 1,000 ancient relics recovered from Syrian museum…

More than 1,000 ancient relics and mosaics were saved from Islamic State group militants when staff at the museum of the Syrian city of Raqqa managed to hide them underground and in storehouses, Syrian officials and experts said on Thursday. Read Full Story…

GEM

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…

Egypt Today du 29 fév. 20 : 22 heavy artifacts placed on GEM’s grand staircase…

Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism placed 22 heavy artefacts on the grand staircase of the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 27 fév. 20 : Opening of Grand Egyptian Museum will be biggest ceremony in Egypt’s history: Minister…

Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities and Tourism Khaled al-Anani announced that the opening of the much-awaited Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will see a one of a kind ceremony, set to be the biggest ever held in Egypt’s history. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 fév. 20 : 1k GEM employees trained to combat fires, hazardous situations…

Due to the heavy rains in Cairo this week, rumors went viral on social media that the Grand Egyptian Museum was flooded with rain water. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 fév. 20 : Latest developments of Grand Egyptian Museum…

The Grand Egyptian Museum is one of the most important cultural projects that the entire world is highly anticipating. The speedy completion of the museum’s construction and archaeological works comes among the priorities of the Egyptian state. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 28 déc. 19 : Tutankhamun coffee cups’ mask replica sets a new world record…

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Some 200 people gathered at the open court of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) on Saturday to create a replica of the ancient Egyptian’s iconic boy king using coffee cups. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 déc. 19 : 50,000 artifacts safely placed in GEM’s store…

The Grand Egyptian Museum received 309 artifacts from different eras, bringing the total number of artifacts in the museum’s store to 50,000. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 9 déc. 19 : In Pics: More astonishing artifacts transferred to GEM…

On Dec. 9, the Grand Egyptian Museum received 309 artifacts dating back to different eras. Among them were 64 heavy artifacts transferred from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir. Read Full Story…

Grand Musée Égyptien

Egypt Independent du 19 jan. 20 : GEM receives 356 artifacts, including 57 treasures of King Tutankhamun…

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) on Saturday received 356 artifacts from Tahrir’s Egyptian Museum, including 57 artifacts from the treasures of King Tutankhamun – with 11 artifacts to be displayed on the grand staircase – said the supervisor of the GEM project Atef Moftah. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 jan. 20 : GEM receives 356 artifacts from Tut, Ramses II, Thutmose III, Ptah treasures…

The general supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum Atef Moftah announced that the museum has received a collection of 356 artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, among which 57 artifacts from the treasures of the Golden King Tutankhamun and 11 pieces will be displayed on the grand staircase. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 13 jan. 20 : Former ministers, Bibliotheca Alexandrina director visit Grand Egyptian Museum…

Upon the invitation of Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Enany, former minister of culture Farouk Hosny, former minister of antiquities Zahi Hawass and director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Mostafa El-Fiqi visited the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) today. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 13 jan. 20 : GEM will be Sisi’s ’gift to humanity’: ex min. Farouk Hosny…

Artist and previous Minister of Culture Farouk Hosny went on an inspection tour in the Grand Egyptian Museum, which is set to be officially inaugurated in the last quarter of 2020. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 jan. 20 : GEM restoration labs complete work on 47K artifacts…

A few months separate us from the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum, an event that the entire world is anticipating. A total of 50,000 unique artifacts will be displayed in the museum. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 jan. 20 : 90 percent of GEM work is finished…

Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced that about more than 90 percent of the Grand Egyptian Museum work was finalized. GEM is expected to be inaugurated in the last quarter of 2020. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 1er jan. 20 : Tourism and Antiquities Minister reveals Grand Egyptian Museum’s ticket prices…

The Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anany revealed the ticket prices for the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), set to kick off by the end of 2020, while also discussing several of the services in the archaeological museum – expected to be one of the largest in the world. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 11 nov. 19 : In Photos: Asasif coffins arrive at Grand Egyptian Museum for display…

Thirty painted, anthropoid wooden coffins uncovered last month in Asasif have arrived to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) to be put on display for its opening at the end of 2020. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 nov. 19 : 30 coffins recently discovered in El-Assasif transferred to GEM…

An official source in the Upper Egypt Antiquities Sector in Luxor Governorate revealed that 30 archaeological coffins have been transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum. Read Full Story…

Musée archéologique d'Hurghada

Egypt Today du 17 nov. 19 : Anani embarks on inspecting tour in Hurghada Museum…

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected on Nov. 17 the latest developments in the Hurghada Museum before its opening in December 2019. Read Full Story…

Musée archéologique de Kafr al-Shaykh

Egypt Today du 21 nov. 19 : Anani embarks on inspecting tour in Kafr el-Sheikh Museum…

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected the developments in Kafr el-Sheikh Museum, which is scheduled to open in the first half of 2020. Read Full Story…

Musée Atonien

Daily News Egypt du 3 fév. 20 : Al-Atony Museum in Minya to open year-end; showcasing King Akhenaten collection…

3,000-6,000 relics, mostly discovered in Minya, will be on display, says ministerial official. 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…

Ahram Online du 29 fév. 20 : Egypt’s Hurghada Museum opens…

The Hurghada Museum was officially inaugurated by PM Mostafa Madbouly and Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Enany on Saturday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 29 fév. 20 : Madbouly to inaugurate Hurghada Museum on Feb.29…

Egypt’s prime minister Moustafa Madbouly will inaugurate Hurghada Museum on February 29. Read Full Story…

Musée de Mallawi

Egypt Today du 7 jan. 20 : Ancient statue damaged by MB restored, exhibited in Malawi Museum…

Malawi Museum announced the result of the voting on the artifact of the month. Four artifacts were competing on the museum’s official pages on social media. 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…

Egypt Independent du 16 déc. 19 : Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities finishes 1st stage of Sharm el-Sheikh Museum…

Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities has completed the first phase of construction on a new museum in Sharm el-Sheikh set to cost LE1.2 billion, according to Assistant Minister of Antiquities for Engineering Affairs Hesham Samir. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 14 déc. 19 : 1st phase of Sharm El-Sheikh museum construction works completed: Antiquities Ministry…

Assistant Minister of Antiquities for Engineering Affairs Hesham Samir said construction works of the first phase of Sharm El-Sheikh museum has been completed. Read Full Story…

NMEC

Egypt Today du 15 jan. 20 : Preparations for transfer of 22 royal mummies finalized…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing to transfer the royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 7 jan. 20 : Min. to transfer 22 mummies, 17 royal coffins to Fustat Museum…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing to transfer mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 déc. 19 : Hawass: 22 Royal mummies to be transferred to NMEC on Jan.2020…

The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir houses two halls that contain the biggest collection of royal mummies in the whole world. The two halls include great Egyptian kings’ mummies. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 12 déc. 19 : In Pics: Multinational students’ delegation visits Fustat’s Museum…

A multinational delegation of students from the Islamic Mission City of Al-Azhar University visited the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Al-Fustat. Read Full Story…

IV - Expositions archéologiques

Egypt Today du 14 fév. 20 : Archaeological replicas exhibition to be inaugurated in Venice on Feb.14…

The ministry will inaugurate a temporary exhibition of replicas for a number of relics in Venice on February 14. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 20 jan. 20 : The Golden Pharaoh: Boston awaits King Tut exhibition…

The American city of Boston is set to host the “King Tut: The Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh” exhibition this summer for the first time in over 50 years, with the exhibition set to feature a number of treasures belonging to the ancient Egyptian king. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 16 jan. 20 : Min. of Tourism & Antiquities participate in “Salon De Plongée” diving exhibition in Paris…

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities participated in the international exhibition of diving “Salon De Plongée”, which was held in the French capital, Paris. Read Full Story…

Egyptian Streets du 16 jan. 20 : Come June, King Tut Treasures To Be Exhibited in Boston…

Some 150 objects from the iconic collection of King Tutankhamen’s treasures will be exhibited in Boston as of June 13. Read Full Story…

Musée Égyptien

Egypt Today du 16 déc. 19 : Exhibition of French excavations in Egypt to be launched on Dec. 18…

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani and French Ambassador to Egypt Stephen Romate will inaugurate an exhibition organized by the Ministry of Antiquities, the Egyptian Museum of Tahrir and the French Institute of Oriental Archaeology (IFAO). Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 17 nov. 19 : The Egyptian Museum celebrates its 117th anniversary with two exhibitions…

The celebration was attended by the Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anany and the Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram, along with 40 foreign ambassadors and public figures. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 14 nov. 19 : Two antiquities exhibitions to be inaugurated Friday to celebrate 117th anniversary of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo…

To mark the 117th anniversary of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, two exhibitions, of mummy cachettes and on education in ancient Egypt, will be inaugurated Friday. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 13 nov. 19 : Two temporary exhibitions in Tahrir’s Egyptian Museum Nov. 15…

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anany, will launch two temporary exhibitions on caches and education in ancient Egypt, in celebrations of 150 years since the establishment of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir. Read Full Story…

Toutankhamon

Egypt Today du 26 nov. 19 : CNN: Tutankhamun’s exhibitions become multi-million dollar industry…

American news channel CNN reported that Tutankhamun exhibitions have become a multi-million dollar industry. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 11 nov. 19 : London’s Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibition to achieve revenues up to £7 million…

A senior employee at Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities said on November 6 that London’s Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh exhibition in London, which began earlier this month, is expected to achieve revenues ranging between five and seven million sterling pounds, according to al-Borsa. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 nov. 19 : Anany : We are sending a very few of the treasures that we have, like a teaser for tourists…

The Guardian highlighted the importance of "Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh" exhibition in London and stated that ‘’ Tutankhamun’s glitzy farewell tour is a timely promotion for Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 2 nov. 19 : Egyptian embassy in London celebrates Tutankhamun exhibition…

The Egyptian Embassy in London is organizing several events to celebrate the opening of "Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh" exhibition in London. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 2 nov. 19 : Tutankhamun’s temporary exhibition opens its doors in London…

Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities, Khaled Anany, inaugurated Tutankankhamun’s temporary exhibition on Friday in London, in a gala event that was attended by some of Britain’s elite and the veteran Egyptologist Zahi Hawas. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 1er nov. 19 : King Tut exhibition opens in London…

London’s Tutankhamun: Treasures Of The Golden Pharaoh exhibition opened on Friday at the Saatchi Gallery for the first time in more than 25 years. The gallery has more than 1.5 million visitors a year. Read Full Story…

V - Thèmes généraux

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…

Egypt Today du 27 fév. 20 : Antiquities min. studies opening Qubbet el-Hawa for visits…

One of the most important tourist attractions in Aswan is Jebel Abul Hawa area on the west bank of the Nile. The height of that mountain is about 130 meters. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 23 fév. 20 : 13 countries celebrate sun illuminating Ramses II face…

Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem said that celebrations of the solar phenomenon illuminating the face of Ramses II this year are very special. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 fév. 20 : Hawass: Tutankhamun Opera will be displayed in GEM’s opening ceremony…

Acclaimed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass gave a lecture in Nessour Cultural salon. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 fév. 20 : AUC publishes “Living Forever” for Abdel Bassir…

The Publishing Department in the American University in Cairo has recently published a book titled: “Living Forever .. Self-Presentation in Ancient Egypt”. The book is published in the English language and is written by Hassan Abdul Bassir. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 15 fév. 20 : Ministry of Antiquities prepares for solar illumination of King Ramses II…

Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism started preparing for the celebrations of the marvelous phenomenon of the solar illumination of King Ramses II which will take place on February 22. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 11 fév. 20 : Spain takes protection measures for Temple of Debod after Hawass visits Madrid…

The Spanish minister of tourism said, “If the Egyptian Temple of Debod is damaged by rain, and retrieved back to Egypt by Zahi Hawass, it will be disastrous for the tourism in Madrid.” Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 10 fév. 20 : Parliament approves law amendments punishing obscene acts in Egypt’s archaeological sites…

Egypt’s House of Representatives approved amendments in its plenary session on Monday to two articles of the Antiquities Protection Law No. 117 of 1983 regarding sneaking into archaeological sites and committing inappropriate acts, a statement by the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry said. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 3 fév. 20 : Hawass promotes Egyptian tourism in Spain…

Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass spoke about Cleopatra, Tutankhamun and Akhenaten during a lecture on Egyptian tourism in Madrid. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 9 déc. 19 : Visitors marvel as sun alignment illuminates the Temple of Hatshepsut…

Archaeologists and astronomers visited on Monday the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor’s Qurna mountain to witness a sun alignment on the temple’s inner sanctum, lighting up an image of the sun god Amun-Ra inscribed in the form of a winged sun disk. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 3 déc. 19 : First Egyptology conference in Munich tackles Ramesside era military system…

As part of Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities plan to promote tourism in Egypt, Germany is to witness the first Egyptology conference in May, in which a number of Egyptian scientists are to tackle the military wars of Ancient Egypt. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 2 déc. 19 : Germany to host first-ever conference on ancient Egyptian military history…

Germany will host for the first time in May 2020 a conference entitled “Perspectives on the Ramesside-Era Military System in Ancient Egypt,” according to Mohamed Refaat Abbas, Director-General of the Scientific Research Department at the Ministry of Antiquities in Alexandria and one of the main organizers of the event. Read Full Story…

Abu Simbil

Daily News Egypt du 22 fév. 20 : Sun illuminates face of Ramses II as Aswan’s tourism season peaks…

The sun illuminated on Saturday at the face of Ramses II statue in Aswan, announcing the start of the cultivation season according to ancient Egyptians’ beliefs. The phenomenon, that takes place only twice a year, marks the peak of tourism season in Luxor, Aswan, and Abu Simbel. Read Full Story…

Confgrès international des égyptologues

Egypt Today du 19 nov. 19 : 12th International Congress of Egyptologists launched on Nov. 3…

At the foot of the Pyramids of Giza, the Ministry of Antiquities celebrated on Nov. 3 the opening of the 12th edition of the International Congress of Egyptologists. Read Full Story…

Congrès international des égyptologues

Egypt Independent du 7 nov. 19 : Egyptologist Congress tours Manial Palace…

Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities organized on Tuesday a tour and a music dinner at Mohammed Ali’s Manial Palace in celebration of the 12th International Congress of Egyptologists from November 3-8. The congress includes the cooperation of seven foreign archaeological institutes. Read Full Story…

Congrés international des égyptologues

Egypt Independent du 5 nov. 19 : Antiquities Ministry inaugurates 12th International Conference of Egyptologists…

Under the foot of the Pyramids of Giza, as harp melodies played, the Antiquities Ministry on Sunday celebrated the inauguration of the 12th edition of the International Conference of Egyptologists. Read Full Story…

Congrès international des égyptologues

Egyptian Streets du 4 nov. 19 : International Congress of Egyptology Launches 12th Edition at Mena House…

One of the most important scientific and academic events in the field of Egyptology, the International Conference of Egyptology (ICE) is on-going until the 11th of November at the Mena house, under the auspices of the Ministry of Antiquities. Read Full Story…

Coopération

Daily News Egypt du 22 fév. 20 : Egypt discusses cooperation with Greece to promote antiquities’ replicas…

Anany’s initiative comes amid Egypt’s establishment of the first antiquities replicas factory aiming to preserve the country’s cultural heritage. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 déc. 19 : Antiquities Min., Association of Egyptologists discuss cooperation means…

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani received on Dec. 18 President of the International Association of Egyptologists Failaka Windersh in his office in the ministry. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 28 nov. 19 : al-‘Inânî convenes with director of Beijing National Museum…

Minister of Antiquities Khâlid al-‘Inânî convened with the director of Beijing National Museum to discuss ways of cooperation with Egyptian museums in light of Egypt’s pioneering experience in this field. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 22 nov. 19 : Egypt, Peru probe bolstering archaeological cooperation…

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el Anani discussed with visiting Peruvian Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism Edgar Vásquez means of fostering bilateral cooperation at the archaeological level. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 20 nov. 19 : Anani examines possibility of training Angolan restorers…

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani convened in his office at the headquarters of the Ministry of Antiquities in Zamalek on the evening of Nov. 19 with the ambassador of Angola to Egypt. Read Full Story…

Covid-19

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

Ahram Online du 1er fév. 20 : 40 foreign ambassadors visit Abdeen Palace in Downtown Cairo…

Ambassadors of 40 countries visited Saturday Abdeen Palace in Cairo at the invitation of Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled El-Anani. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 21 jan. 20 : Antiquities’ replicas to be sold at Cairo Int’l Airport by end of January…

Executive Director of the Archaeological Models Production Unit at the Ministry of Antiquities Amr El-Teiby stated that the batch is to be offered based on a protocol signed by the Ministries of Antiquities and Tourism, and Aviation. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 19 jan. 20 : Archaeological reproductions to be sold in Egyptian airports…

Executive Director of the Archeological Models Production Unit at the Ministry of Antiquities Amro el-Teiby said the first batch of archaeological clones, which will be displayed in the duty-free shop at Cairo Airport, will be delivered within 10 days. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 18 jan. 20 : Ashmawy: Ramsees II statue is a reproduced one…

The ministry of antiquities replied to the uproar made on social networks regarding the neglect that the statue of King Ramses II was said to have been subjected to. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 15 jan. 20 : BBC names Egypt as best tourism destination for 2020…

BBC Travel chose Egypt as the best place to visit this year, especially with the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM). Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 jan. 20 : ERFCS to publish Hussain Abdel Bassir’s book…

The Egyptian Russian Foundation for Culture and Science will issue a book titled “Secrets of Archeology: Tutankhamun, Pyramids and Mummies" for Hussain Abdel Bassir. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 6 jan. 20 : Tourists flock to Egypt’s Hatshepsut Temple to catch glimpse of rare astronomical phenomenon…

Tourists in Egypt flocked to Queen Hatshepsut Temple on Monday to witness the sun fall perpendicular on the holy shrines of the ancient monument, a unique astronomical phenomenon marking the ancient Egyptian festival of the Goddess Hathor. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 5 jan. 20 : Madbouli chairs ministerial committee for tourism, antiquities…

Egypt’s Prime Minister formed a ministerial committee for tourism and antiquities. The committee will implement a number of tasks, including maximising the two sectors` revenues and developing security systems for archaeological sites and museums. Read Full Story…

Ahram Online du 2 jan. 20 : Ticket prices at historical sites, museums cut by 50% during summer for foreign visitors in Upper Egypt…

The Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities has reduced ticket prices by 50 percent for foreign tourists visiting historical sites and museums in Upper Egypt’s Qena, Luxor, and Aswan governorates during the summer. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 2 jan. 20 : Cambridge urges students to visit 2,000-year-old mummy of Egypt’s first female professor…

Girton College of the University of Cambridge is urging students and tourists to pay a visit to the university’s “Lawrence Room” museum, which houses a 2,000-year-old mummy of an ancient Egyptian professor named Hermione, lamenting the lack of public interest in what one historian calls a “unique” relic of notable historical value, according to the BBC. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 1er déc. 19 : Germany to host 1st conference on Egypt’s Ramesside Era Military System in May…

Director General of Scientific Research at Alexandria Antiquity Area Mohamed Raafat Abbas announced that Germany will host the first conference on Egyptology under the title of " Perspectives on the Ramesside Era Military System in Ancient Egypt" in May 2020, at the Egyptian Art Museum in Munich. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 28 nov. 19 : Zâhî Hawwâs becomes first Arab to win Carrick Foundation’s ‘golden medal’…

Egyptian archaeologist Zâhî Hawwâs became the first Arab winner of the Carrick Foundation’s golden medal in Serbia on Tuesday during a ceremony attended by Ambassador of Egypt to Serbia ‘Amr al-Gawwâl and upwards of 500 intellectuals and politicians. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 27 nov. 19 : UNICEF celebrates 30th Convention on the Rights of the Child by turning Pyramids blue…

The event witnessed joining the global movement “Go Blue for every child” by turning the Great Pyramid, the Pyramid of Khufu, a wonder of the Ancient and the Modern times, into blue as a symbolic stand for child rights. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 26 nov. 19 : Hawass granted the Golden Medal Award in Serbia…

At an international celebration in Belgrade, Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass was presented the Golden Medal of the Carrick Foundation, in the presence of 500 intellectuals and politicians in Serbia. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 21 nov. 19 : Sound and Light announce free admission for select groups at shows across Egypt…

Egypt’s Sound and Light Company is offering free admission to shows at touristic sites across the country for people with disabilities, elderly guests and war veterans, according to an official statement released by the company on Monday, November 18. Read Full Story…

Fouilles illicites

Egypt Today du 19 déc. 19 : Police arrests 9 citizens over illegal excavations in Sohag…

Sohag Tourism and Antiquities Police arrested nine individuals over charges of illegally digging and excavating for antiquities. Evidence of archaeological Greek and Roman buildings was found under the house. Read Full Story…

Egypt Independent du 6 déc. 19 : Man arrested after unearthing pharaonic artifact in Giza…

A 62-year-old man was arrested on Thursday after discovering a pharaonic artifact on a piece of land he owns in the Mit Rahina area, in Badrashin, Giza Governorate. Read Full Story…

Nomination

Egypt Today du 14 déc. 19 : Wa’d Abul Ela appointed as head of Engineering Affairs Dept.…

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly issued a decision appointing former Head of the Projects Sector at the Ministry of Antiquities Wa’d Allah Abul Ela as Head of the Central Department for Engineering Affairs, Archaeology and Museum Projects. 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…

Restitution archéologique

Egypt Independent du 9 déc. 19 : Egypt retrieves Quranic manuscript from UK…

Minister of Culture Ines Abdel-Dayem announced that Egypt has successfully retrieved the 16th part of a rare Quranic manuscript belonging to Sultan Qansuh al-Ghuri (1446-1516), which was previously offered for sale at Cheswick Auction hall in the UK, thanks to the tireless efforts of the Egyptian National Library and Archives. Read Full Story…

Daily News Egypt du 9 déc. 19 : Egypt retrieves a rare Mamluk era manuscript…

The Ministry of Culture announced on Sunday the return of an ancient Quran manuscript after being offered at the UK’s Chiswick Auctions house. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 8 déc. 19 : Egypt retrieves historical manuscript from London…

Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem confirmed that the ministry continues to exert efforts to preserve Egypt’s national heritage and retain the smuggled artifacts. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 déc. 19 : Egypt stops sale of archaeological painting in NY…

General Supervisor of the Recovered Antiquities Department Shaaban Abdul Gawad revealed that the National Commission for Recovered Antiquities could stop the sale of an important archaeological painting held by a merchant in New York. Read Full Story…

Restitutions archéologiques

Egypt Independent du 5 jan. 20 : Governor of UAE’s Sharjah returns 425 ancient artifacts to Egypt…

The Governor of UAE’s Sharjah Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed al-Qassimi on Saturday returned to Egypt 425 ancient Egyptian artifacts, as a gesture of appreciation to Egypt’s actively educational role in the Arab world, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported. Read Full Story…

Egypt Today du 5 jan. 20 : Al-Sharjah ruler returns 425 rare artifacts to Egypt…

ET reveals details of the artifacts returned by Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to Egypt.The artifacts totaled up to 425 rare Egyptian artifacts from several eras. 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…

Toutankhamon

Egypt Today du 4 nov. 19 : The Sun unveils mysteries of Tutankhamun’s war trumpets…

The Sun celebrated the holdings of King Tutankhamun after the opening of his exhibition in London, focusing on the trumpets which are rumored to provoke deadly conflicts and wars. Read Full Story…

Trafic archéologique

Daily News Egypt du 11 déc. 19 : Egyptian authorities seize 72 ancient coins during a smuggling attempt…

Egypt’s Central Administration of Seized Antiquities Units managed to seize 72 ancient coins on Tuesday from a smuggling attempt at Safaga Port. The coins date back to the Greco-roman era, while 16 of them are from the Muhammad Ali Pasha era. Read Full Story…