Latest in Tag: antiquities Highlight
Latest in Tag: antiquities
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities follows up on preparations for new museum’s opening
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has donated a 19th Century postal delivery vehicle to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. The vehicle, which was brought into use in 1870, was used for transporting postal items, and was among the artefacts housed by the Royal Vehicles Museum. The vehicle will now join the Egyptian …
Tourism Ministry undertakes conservation work on last temple built in classic Ancient Egyptian style
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani joined the Aswan Governor, Ashraf Attia, to inaugurate the Temple of Isis in the governorate. The inauguration comes after the temple’s restoration and the completion of developments to make its tourism services more efficient. Also in attendance at the inauguration were: Mostafa Waziri, Secretary General of the …
Egypt in top five list of destinations Canada, Disney World, Dubai, and Antarctica
Atef Moftah, General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), said that 97% of the museum has been completed, compared to the 2016 figure of 17%.
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the tourism activities sector and internal offices, announced that 180 bazaars across Egypt, particularly in the Red Sea area, acquired tourism business licences in 2020. The tourism activities sector and internal offices ensure that bazaars selling tourism products obtain a licence from the Ministry of Tourism and …
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will feature over 50,000 artefacts from Ancient Egypt, including full collection of King Tutankhamun
Egypt has inaugurated the first points of the Holy Family trail, after the completion of EGP 7.5m development works in Samannoud city, Gharbeya governorate.
The tomb of Ramses I has been reopened, after the completion of restoration work on its interior.
Statues are located in the southern side of the Karnak Temple first courtyard, there had originally been 33 before the transfer of 4 rams to Tahrir Square
Archaeological unit at Cairo airport managed to seize 85 antique coins from different eras and 3 small scarabs that were being smuggled out of Egypt
Egyptians allowed free entry to Prince Muhammad Ali Palace on 24 December, Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo on 28 December
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the restoration and development of the Isis Temple in Aswan, in preparation for its re-opening soon. Mostafa Waziri, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said that the restoration works included restoring floors and columns, cleaning walls, and placing wire windows to prevent the entry of birds, …
Hawass confirmed that this discovery, which will be announced early next year, will shed light on a mysterious part of the history of Saqqara
During the meeting, they agreed to exchange experiences in the field of antiquities restoration and museums, especially as BiH has wide experience in restoring Islamic antiquities.
Suggested tourism and antiquities fund aims to support, finance activities that stimulate both sectors
Videos will shed light on unknown aspects of Egypt’s heritage and history through artefacts
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