Archaeology

Antiquities Ministry to issue visiting permit to multiple archaeological sites for tourist trips

Antiquities Ministry to issue visiting permit to multiple archaeological sites for tourist trips

Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany chaired an extraordinary session of the Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, at…
GEM opens with 10-day festival debut of Opera Tutankhamun: Egyptologist

GEM opens with 10-day festival debut of Opera Tutankhamun: Egyptologist

Professor of Egyptology Ahmed Badran announced that the inauguration of the Grand Egyptian Museum is slated for November, and will…
Italian city names Zahi Hawass ‘Man of the Year’

Italian city names Zahi Hawass ‘Man of the Year’

The mayor of the Italian city of Cortona announced that it has named Egyptologist Zahi Hawass as “Man of the…
Exploring Sudan’s Jebel Barkal, home to ancient Egyptian god Amun

Exploring Sudan’s Jebel Barkal, home to ancient Egyptian god Amun

Located on a bend in the Nile in northern Sudan’s Nubia region, Jebel Barkal (Pure Mountain) was believed by ancient…
Town dating back to Greek and Roman eras unearthed in Alexandria

Town dating back to Greek and Roman eras unearthed in Alexandria

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced the discovery of a residential and commercial suburb dating back to the Greek…
More of King Tutankhamun’s possessions now at GEM

More of King Tutankhamun’s possessions now at GEM

More treasures of King Tutankhamun have been relocated to its display cabinets at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), how 75…
Video: Egypt gears up for ‘Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ exhibition in Houston

Video: Egypt gears up for ‘Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ exhibition in Houston

The Tourism and Antiquities Ministry is preparing the final touches for the exhibition “Ramses the Great and the Gold of…
Photos: Tourism Ministry restores Karnak’s Great Hypostyle Hall ahead of Rams Road opening

Photos: Tourism Ministry restores Karnak’s Great Hypostyle Hall ahead of Rams Road opening

An expert team from Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working restore Karnak temple’s Great Hypostyle Hall, ahead of…
Cabinet refutes rumors of demolishing Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

Cabinet refutes rumors of demolishing Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

The Egyptian Cabinet’s Media Center on Sunday denied rumors spread online claiming that the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir would be…
Photos: Alexandria’s sunken city of Heracleion reveals new treasures

Photos: Alexandria’s sunken city of Heracleion reveals new treasures

An underwater excavation carried out by an Egyptian-French mission operating the sunken city of Heracleion in Abu Qir, led by…
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