19 Oct 2014
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty and Alexandria Governor Tarek al-Mahdy reopened on Sunday the Royal Jewelry Museum after three years of closure due to security instability during the 2011 uprising, adding that citizens of Alexandria...
14 Oct 2014
Stanly for Investment and Real State Development has won a 10-year usufruct for the 19th century Salamlek royal palace after a tender held by the Ministry of Tourism ended Monday.
Stanly, in association with San Giovanni Group, won...
14 Oct 2014
The Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities agreed in its last session, chaired by Mamdouh Al-Damaty, Minister of Antiquities, to hold an exhibition entitled the "Secrets of Sunken Egypt" in three European...
13 Oct 2014
Behind each famous monument in Egypt is a story that tells a longstanding historical value, giving the country a soul and, undoubtedly, a unique identity.
However, heritage and cultural ignorance by many Egyptians has led to a...
08 Oct 2014
In the Al-Ahram newspaper issue of 3 March 1975, the critic Makram Hanin wrote the following about the artist Sami Rafe who designed the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier:
“It is a simple yet inspirational idea.”
16 Sep 2014
At the hands of Lebanese isolationism groups represented the by South Lebanon Army and Phalanges Party (Kataeb Party), and in coordination with the Israeli army the Sabra and Shatila, a massacre was committed at the Palestinian refugee...
28 Aug 2014
Mohamed Naguib was the first president of Egypt after it became a republic. He was born in Khartoum, Sudan, on 7 July 1902 to an Egyptian father and Sudanese mother, according to what is stated in his memoirs.
Naguib began his life...
14 Aug 2014
The earliest evidence of mummification in Egypt suggests that the practice of wrapping bodies to preserve them after death began around 1,000 years earlier than thought, said a study Wednesday.
The study in the journal PLOS ONE...
12 Aug 2014
The civil aviation ministry and the tourism authority, in collaboration with Italian Embassy in Egypt, will organize a ceremony in commemoration of the discovery of Nefertari's tomb in Luxor 110 years ago.
The celebration will take...
10 Aug 2014
Archaeological activists said that some western Aswan archaeological sites have been robbed in recent months.
"Ten tombs were stolen recently," the ‘Non-stop Robberies’ coalition said. "The Ministry of...