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Baron Palace restoration to be completed in December: minister
Archaeology

Baron Palace restoration to be completed in December: minister

Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani announced on Wednesday that restoration of the Baron Palace is scheduled to be completed on December…
Antiquities ministry to move 39 ancient mummies from Egyptian Museum
Archaeology

Antiquities ministry to move 39 ancient mummies from Egyptian Museum

The antiquities ministry is preparing for the transfer of 39 royal mummies and their sarcophagi from their current exhibition at…
Farouk Hosni in the dock
Opinion

Farouk Hosni in the dock

Former Culture Minister Farouk Hosni is used to responding to the accusations made against him. Since his first day at…
AUC hands over 5,000 artifacts from 1964 Fustat excavation
Archaeology

AUC hands over 5,000 artifacts from 1964 Fustat excavation

The American University in Cairo (AUC) handed over 5,000 historical artifacts to Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities, a collection which it…
In photos: Newly-opened museum showcases Egypt’s handicrafts through the ages
Egypt

In photos: Newly-opened museum showcases Egypt’s handicrafts through the ages

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) was unwrapped this week, chronically narrating Egypt's civilization throughout history by showcasing 50,000 ancient…
Egypt to see first phase of civilization museum late November
Culture

Egypt to see first phase of civilization museum late November

Egypt will see the first phase of its first comprehensive civilization museum finished by late November, according to Antiquities Minister…
Beleaguered Egyptian museum “ready in six months”
Culture

Beleaguered Egyptian museum “ready in six months”

Since the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, in Cairo’s El Fustat, was first announced in 1978, Egypt has seen one…
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