04 Dec 2013
Security at the pyramid area found two Russian tourists filming some of the stones scattered in the western side of the Pyramid of Khafre, using a sophisticated professional camera, said the Antiquities Ministry.
24 Nov 2013
An antiquities investigation, in cooperation with antiquities inspectors in Behira, found two pharaonic coffins and other artifacts belonging to the Pharaonic era in the city of Delengat.
A stone piece of a sarcophagus cover was...
23 Nov 2013
Monuments Minister Mohamed Ibrahim has said suspects involved in the robbery of King Cheops’s cartouche will not be disclosed until further investigations that started on Thursday with all officials at the Pyramids are over.
21 Nov 2013
The Antiquities Ministry is pressing charges against three members of a German archaeological mission that worked in Egypt in 2002 for allegedly smuggling artifacts out of the pyramids.
The ministry asked the public prosecutor to...
28 Oct 2013
Pharaonic rulers of Egypt were subjected to satirical criticism using words and pictures, according to Archaeologist Ahmed Salah, the head of Abu Simbel area antiquities.
The expression of opinion was an integral part of the ancient...
24 Oct 2013
The family of the late Egyptian physician, Mohamed Helmy, has declined a certificate of honor and a medal from the Israeli Yad Vashem Foundation at a commemoration of the Holocaust for saving a Jewish family from death when he was in...
16 Oct 2013
Minister of Antiquities Mohamed Ibrahim requested the Foreign Ministry to stop the sale of 165 ancient Egyptian artifacts at Bonhams Auctioneers in London on 22 October until they present the documents that prove the artifacts were taken...
12 Oct 2013
An antique statue has been repatriated to Egypt from the family of a German citizen who bequeathed the item in his will, according to State Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim.
The statue dates back to the Greco-Roman era...
24 Sep 2013
Writer Amira Hanafy is currently working on a “popular” dictionary to document the Egyptian revolution.
“A Dictionary of the Revolution” aims to give new definitions of a lot of terminology, which are...
17 Sep 2013
The Interior Ministry announced on Facebook they had arrested a suspect in the case of stolen artifacts from the Mallawi Museum.
The Antiquities and Museums Investigation Bureau discovered that a resident butcher of Mallawi named...