King Ramses II

Photos: ‘Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ inaugurated in Houston
Archaeology

Photos: ‘Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ inaugurated in Houston

The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Mostafa Waziri, inaugurated the temporary exhibition ‘Ramses the Great and the Gold…
Photos: Egypt uncovers ancient temple-style tomb dating back to the reign of King Ramses II
Egypt

Photos: Egypt uncovers ancient temple-style tomb dating back to the reign of King Ramses II

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Saturday the discovery of the tomb of “Ptah-M-Wea”, who held important…
Over 1,200 tourists witness sun alignment on King Ramses II’s face at Abu Simbel
Archaeology

Over 1,200 tourists witness sun alignment on King Ramses II’s face at Abu Simbel

About 1,270 tourists, including 520 Egyptians, watched the sun alignment on King Ramses II’s face in Aswan’s Abu Simbel temple…
Video: Egypt gears up for ‘Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ exhibition in Houston
Archaeology

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…
Video: Biannual sun illumination shines on Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel
Archaeology

Video: Biannual sun illumination shines on Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel

Tourists both foreign and domestic witnessed a biannual sun alignment on Monday, which lighted up the statue of King Ramses…
Amid closures, virtual tours of Abu Simbel conducted for Egyptian high school students
Archaeology

Amid closures, virtual tours of Abu Simbel conducted for Egyptian high school students

In a new attempt to raise archaeological awareness while abiding by coronavirus precautionary measures, a number of virtual tours were…
Grand Egyptian Museum is home to the world’s first hanging obelisk
Culture

Grand Egyptian Museum is home to the world’s first hanging obelisk

The Egyptian Grand Museum (GEM) has successfully installed a hanging obelisk in front of the museum’s entrance, according to sources…
Photos: Sun lights up the face of Ramses II in Abu Simbel in biannual illumination
Archaeology

Photos: Sun lights up the face of Ramses II in Abu Simbel in biannual illumination

Thursday morning, a rare solar alignment caused the sun to shine on the face of King Ramses II in Aswan’s…
Zahi Hawass responds to Elon Musk’s claim that aliens built the Egyptian pyramids
Archaeology

Zahi Hawass responds to Elon Musk’s claim that aliens built the Egyptian pyramids

Egyptian former Minister of Antiquities and renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass responded to claims made by Elon Musk regarding the origins of…
Photos: Tourists flock to Egypt’s Abu Simbel to witness semi-annual sun alignment
Culture

Photos: Tourists flock to Egypt’s Abu Simbel to witness semi-annual sun alignment

The sun illuminated King Ramses II’s face in Aswan’s Abu Simbel temple on Saturday, an astronomical phenomenon that occurs twice…
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