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MP submits urgent letter rejecting transfer of Luxor sphinxes to Tahrir Square
Egypt

MP submits urgent letter rejecting transfer of Luxor sphinxes to Tahrir Square

An Egyptian MP has submitted an urgent statement addressing Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly to Speaker of the House of Representatives…
Photos: Thousands of tourists witness sun alignment on Karnak temple
Archaeology

Photos: Thousands of tourists witness sun alignment on Karnak temple

Thousands of tourists and the governor of Luxor on Sunday witnessed a sun alignment at the Temple of Amun-Ra in…
UK Embassy inquires about selling of head of Tutankhamun in auction
Egypt

UK Embassy inquires about selling of head of Tutankhamun in auction

The UK Embassy in Cairo stated on Thursday that the UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) was…
Egypt implements its first-ever accessible pathway for the disabled in Karnak Temple
Society

Egypt implements its first-ever accessible pathway for the disabled in Karnak Temple

Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anani announced on Friday that the entire Karnak Temple will soon be accessible to persons…
Center discovers warehouse full of artifacts: antiquities minister
Archaeology

Center discovers warehouse full of artifacts: antiquities minister

Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damati said the Egyptian-French Center for the Study of the Temples of Karnak discovered a warehouse including…
Egyptian Actor Nour El-Sherif dies at age 69
Egypt

Egyptian Actor Nour El-Sherif dies at age 69

Popular Egyptian actor Nour El-Sherif has died at the age of 69 after a long struggle with an undisclosed ailment,…
Antiquities Ministry denies artifacts were smuggled from Karnak Temple
Egypt

Antiquities Ministry denies artifacts were smuggled from Karnak Temple

Sultan Eid, director of the Luxor antiquities, has denied the news reports saying that artifacts had been smuggled out of…
Trees around Karnak Temple catch fire for second time in two weeks
Egypt

Trees around Karnak Temple catch fire for second time in two weeks

Emergency responders fought fires that broke out in trees around the Karnak Temple in Luxor Sunday for the second time…
Rare Book of the Dead fragment found in Australian museum
Archaeology

Rare Book of the Dead fragment found in Australian museum

A British historian said Saturday he had unearthed a trove of Egyptian Book of the Dead fragments by a top…
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