21 Dec 2014
Egypt has denied news reported by several news websites over discovery of a cemetery with one million mummies in Fag al-Gamous village in the province, according to general director of Fayyoum antiquities department, Ahmed Abdel Aal.
19 Dec 2014
Beit al-Sennari in Sayeda Zeinab is commemorating the 40th anniversary of Umm Kulthum's passing, who died on 3 February 1975.
Khaled Azab of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina said the commemoration will include seminars, photographs and...
17 Dec 2014
The Egyptian Museum, home to the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities, will begin Thursday evening its first sound and light show.
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty said that the show will rely on lights...
15 Dec 2014
The Cairo government unveiled on Monday four newly renovated halls of the famed Tutankhamun gallery in the Egyptian Museum as the facility undergoes a complete overhaul.
The gallery houses treasures that were found intact in 1922 along...
14 Dec 2014
Archaeologists on Sunday unveiled a restored colossal statue of Amenhotep III that was toppled in an earthquake more than 3,000 years ago at Egypt's famed temple city of Luxor.
The statue showing him in a striding attitude was re-...
11 Dec 2014
Data from the European Space Agency's Rosetta space craft shows that water on Earth likely came from asteroids hitting the planet billions of years ago rather than from comets as previously believed, researchers said Wednesday.
09 Dec 2014
National museums in Georgia and Egypt have signed a deal to enhance mutual cooperation by which both countries would exchange cultural and literary information.
“The document, signed between Georgia’s National Museum and...
09 Dec 2014
Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s Writing and Scripts Center will hold on 16 December a lecture entitled “Geographic discoveries and its effects on languages of the new world” within the cultural season organized by the center....
08 Dec 2014
Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh al-Damaty and the Italian ambassador to Cairo Mauricio Massari will inaugurate Monday an exhibition under the title "Queen Nefertari 1904- 2014" at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square.
08 Dec 2014
Once the lid was off the wood coffin holding the 2,500-year-old mummified remains of a 14-year-old Egyptian boy, scientist J.P. Brown could relax.
The conservator at Chicago's Field Museum and three other scientists had just used...