29 Jul 2014
Professor of Medieval History at the University of Zagazig Amr Abdel Aziz sent a number of letters to Sharqiya governor, the Supreme Council for Culture, and the National Library of Documents, to save 183 rare manuscripts that have been...
08 Jul 2014
An Antiquities Ministry official left Cairo on Monday to follow up on developments of selling statue of Sekhemka, of the fifth dynasty, in London.
The ministry earlier addressed the Foreign Ministry to take necessary measures to...
08 Jul 2014
Culture Minister Gaber Asfour said that President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will open the museum of the late president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 2015.
Around 70 percent of the building's construction is complete.
The Abdel Nasser museum...
08 Jul 2014
The Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday that it received eight artifacts from Denmark to be delivered to the Ministry of Antiquities on Wednesday.
The artifacts were stolen from the Ghanem al-Bahloun Mosque on 18 May 2008 and illegally...
01 Jul 2014
The Minister of Antiquities and Heritage Mamdouh al-Damaty announced the discovery of the remains of an ancient city dating back to the Roman era, located at a distance of approximately 25 km south of the Rashid's Nile branch in...
26 Jun 2014
On Friday evening, Cairo Airport is set to receive 24 stolen artifacts that were retrieved from the Egyptian museum in Leipzig University, Germany.
The Minister of Antiquities said in a statement on Thursday that the...
22 Jun 2014
Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty said on Sunday several antique weapons were found deep under the Mediterranean near the entrance of the Alexandrian seaport.
The weapons range from rifles to guns, dating back to the 18th...
19 Jun 2014
The Italian archaeological mission discovered in Luxor remnants of the Cyprian plague that claimed the lives of more than 5,000 people in the capital of the Roman Empire, including two emperors at least.
According to Time magazine,...
07 May 2014
Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said that a British court issued a decree ordering the return of six artifacts to Egypt after they were smuggled into England after the 2011 revolution.
"The verdict is the first of its kind in...
24 Mar 2014
In collaboration with the Ministry of Antiquities, a Czech mission working in the area of Abu Seer in Giza discovered a skeleton of a senior statesman called Nefer who lived under rule of the King Nefer-ir-ka-Re of the fifth dynasty...