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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.
A botched attempt to re-affix the beard of King Tutankhamen, which left the mask damaged, can be restored according to specialist
Ancient tombs, artefacts, and a tunnel have been discovered this week in Egypt
Although the convicted researchers admit that they took samples out of the country, they refute all allegations of damaging the Khufu Cartouche
Intellectuals and archaeologist launch campaign to expend Graeco-Roman museum
Parts of the temple discovered so far include seven tablets, column bases and a statue of a seated person, all made of pink granite
The museum includes 1,045 archaeological pieces that belonged to Egyptian royalty
The renovations involved architectural and structural work, as antiquities affected by a rise in the level of groundwater were repaired as part of an integrated project
The celebration included issuing postcards with photos of the temple, as well as organising three lectures for students about the rescue process
Egyptian ambassador in London condemns the sale, calling it “unethical”
Ministry of Antiquities intensifying efforts to prevent smuggling and subsequent sale of artefacts abroad
The Ministry of Antiquities launched the excavation following reports of looting
AFTE to provide legal aid to students
The Ministry of Antiquities halted the completion of an exhaustive restoration of archaeological sanctuaries due to a lack of financing and a proliferation of street vendors over the past three years.
The replica is intended to help with preserving the original.
Conclusive evidence that revolutionary pharaoh Akhenaten shared power with his father.
The museum’s collection is going to be evacuated immediately after a forensic inspection
Antiquities ministry is looking into ways to better protect archaeological sites
The group intends to gather 30,000 petition forms and will five a presser with their final numbers at the end of next week
Several antiquities looted and damaged during the 2011 uprising are being exhibited after being restored to their former glory
Ministry of Antiquities cooperates with all concerned parties to return stolen artefacts
Ibrahim said that the Ministry’s revenues decreased by 35% from EGP 1.273bn during the 2009-2010 fiscal year to EGP 772m during the 2010-2011 fiscal year.
More still missing from Mallawi museum
UNESCO’s Irina Bokova issues a statement about the looting and destruction of significant cultural sites in Egypt
After the looting of the Mallawi museum the ministry is taking steps to ensure all relevant interesting parties are aware of which objects were looted
Fire at Temple of Ra in Ancient Heliopolis, near Cairo, leaves gate inscriptions in very bad condition
The committee plans on meeting monthly to improve conditions of existing World Heritage Sites and to put forward new candidates
The ministry explained that the project would be focused on Islamic and Coptic Cairo