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Khaled Al-Anani, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, and ambassadors from the United States, Saudi Arabia, and China, as well as representative of the Indian Embassy were present in the event.
In 2018, the Egyptian Museum started showcasing monuments and artefacts of 18th dynasty courtier Yuya and his wife Tjuyu, instead of Tutankhamun’s treasures, she added.
The giant relics were displayed at the garden of the Egyptian Museum, and they were moved to be displayed at one of the GEM’s most capturing areas.
Video circulated showing Algerian fan spitting on Seqenenre Tao mummy
The meeting comes to discuss the first phase of the museum’s renovation after the artefacts collection of King Tutankhamun were transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) in preparation for its opening in 2020.
Statues depict Shepenwepet II, daughter of King Piye, who was called ‘God’s wife of Amun’
Announcement made a day after receiving remains of Egyptian ancient mummy
Many antiquities at Egyptian Museum transferred over past 2 years to their new permanent home at GEM
Coins are all silver or gold as they are only metals that do not rust: Abdel Razek
As for most important monuments, those have an important story to tell
The Egyptian Museum is to display the “screaming mummy” this week along two other artefacts, as a part of its plan to spotlight three artefacts each week that are preserved in storage or that have not been showcased before. The mummy—found in what appears to be a constant scream of anguish—will be displayed with a …
Celebrating the 115th anniversary of the Egyptian Museum, the American University in Cairo (AUC) took part in the he Egyptian Heritage Exhibition, and opened a branch of its bookstore at the museum. “AUC Press Bookstores regularly takes part in events and book fairs, but this is a unique and excellent initiative by the Ministry of Antiquities,” …
The number of foreigners and Egyptians who visited the Egyptian Museum in November increased by 40% compared to recent months
International exhibitions will be held showing original antiquities to attract more tourists, says Abdel Baseer
Prosecution condemns suspects’ “reckless destruction” of priceless golden mask, says damages are permanent
The defendants were accused of negligence in the maintenance of lab equipment
The Egyptian Museum is overwhelming – get the scope on what to see and how to navigate this sprawling enterprise
Amer Group, Al-Hokair, Wadi Degla, Palm Hills, Al-Futtaim are the biggest companies in the competition
Ministry of Antiquities intensifying efforts to prevent smuggling and subsequent sale of artefacts abroad
After an anonymous petition a decision has finally been taken about the land of the former headquarters
The PEMC hopes to help the museum raise funds in a more sustainable manner than previous groups
The land housing the former NDP has yet to see any tangible plans to make use of its prime location.
Several antiquities looted and damaged during the 2011 uprising are being exhibited after being restored to their former glory
Deputy Head of Chamber of Hotels criticises Ministries of Antiquities and Tourism, who will ask tourists to make a $1 donation per night stayed at an Egyptian hotel to contribute funds to help build Grand Egyptian Museum
Unknown assailants attacked protesters in Tahrir Square early on Sunday morning
Tourism ministry to undertake joint advertising campaigns with foreign countries and will launch a new campaign on Google
Birdshot fired at protesters in Tahrir Square leaves 11 injured
By Maggie Michael / AP CAIRO: Would-be looters broke into Cairo’s famed Egyptian Museum, ripping the heads off two mummies and damaging about 10 small artifacts before being caught and detained by army soldiers, Egypt’s antiquities chief said Saturday. Zahi Hawass said the vandals did not manage to steal any of the museum’s antiquities, and …