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Anany’s initiative comes amid Egypt’s establishment of the first antiquities replicas factory aiming to preserve the country’s cultural heritage
Parliament transferred the draft law to the State Council to be revised
Ancient temples, haunted palace, museums, pyramids open for the first time
El-Teiby explained that the replica Egyptian antiquities are the first to be sold at the airport, Sharm El-Sheikh, Luxor, and Aswan airports will follow
Committee aims to resolve all obstacles that impede tourism and antiquities activities
Among the transferals, three giant pink granite pieces belong to the head of a statue that depicts the goddess Hathor, along with a huge red granite statue featuring a lion.
Exhibition displays 39 restored Ushabti statues
Documentation part of ministry of antiquities’ plan to submit places into UNESCO’s Heritage sites list
Announcement made a day after receiving remains of Egyptian ancient mummy
Egypt retrieved on Friday a collection of 195 artefacts, along with 21,660 coins, that were illegally smuggled to Italy last May, according to state-owned media outlet Ahram Online. The artefacts date back to various periods from ancient Egypt to the Islamic era. Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced last May that the Egyptian Embassy in …
Egypt to receive artefacts after conflict between both countries which led to filing suit to prove ownership, Abdel Gawad says
It gathers 50,000 archaeological artefacts, paintings, jewellery
Ministers of Tourism, Antiquities to hold press conference in museum
Tourism income declined by about $835m during the first five months of this year, a decrease of 62% year-over-year
Eighty percent of ruins in the city of Palmyra are ‘”in good shape,” despite the damage inflicted by IS jihadists, Syria’s antiquities chief says. But some experts are less upbeat in their assessment.
The “Islamic State” militant group recently smashed several art pieces at the Palmyra UNESCO World Heritage site, in the Syrian city of that name. Even more brutally, they beheaded 82-year-old Khaled Al-Assad, one of Syria’s most respected archaeologists, who had been the keeper of Palmyra for more than 50 years. In Yemen, the damage to three out of …
Sekhemka statue transportation date delayed to end ofAugust, whilst searches to locate Queen Nefertiti’s tomb still ongoing
4,000-year-old statue was on verge of being sold by British museum
“The statue has a significant importance to the study of Egyptology,” says RCEWA
The antiquities indicate that a crisis hit the city in the past, leaving it in ruins
Four external agreements signed to stop antiquities trafficking and recover smuggled antiquities, says El-Damaty
Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Al-Damaty said the discovery is “highly important”, because it means the area had sanctity and religious rituals were practised there, highlighting its other uses aside from being simply a sandstone quarry.
An apartment block is set to be built on the 323 BCE site
Dar Al-Ifta also noted the importance of protecting such relics, adding that the only way of doing so is by studying their history and the eras they were built in.
In 2014, at least 7,000 bazaars were shut down
Many tourist bazaars were closed, abandoned by tenants or turned into cafes, says Hussein Al-Gabry
Al-Arish National Museum is one of the few antiquities holders in North Sinai where there are lots of monuments from the Pharaonic period, Graeco-Roman era, drawings of the Coptic and Islamic antiques.