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The antiquities indicate that a crisis hit the city in the past, leaving it in ruins
The injured are reported to be only Egyptians
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
Prosecutor-General orders media gag in case involving two brothers
By Nayera Yasser In a collaborative effort between the Ministries of Housing, and Antiquities, Wikalat Qaytbay will be restored, while Sayyidah Ruqayya Mosque will be built with an EGP 75m budget. Project Manager Mohamed Abdel Aziz announced that the renovations of Wikalet Qaytbay will focus mainly on the top floor, due to its severe damage. …
The mummies were covered with thick layers of linen, with only a few remains of human bodies amongst all the wrappings.
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.
Ancient tombs, artefacts, and a tunnel have been discovered this week in Egypt
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 pieces originally belonged to the former ruling family of Mohamed Ali and his descendents
Ministry of Antiquities intensifying efforts to prevent smuggling and subsequent sale of artefacts abroad
The Spanish expedition in collaboration with the Ministry of Antiquities has made a new discovery in Upper Egypt
Spanish expedition cooperating with the antiquities ministry to discover new tomb in Aswan
Project Manager Mohamed Abdel Aziz said that the ministry has signed a contract with a company hired to fix and operate electronic gates on Moez Street
Ministers stress importance of Japanese tourism to Egypt
Ministry launches petition campaign to separate from culture ministry to “safeguard Egyptian heritage”
Both UNESCO and the Minister of Antiquities say there are no plans to declassify Egyptian heritage sites
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
Historic street famed for high concentration of Medieval Islamic monuments and architecture
Bazaar owners have cut off roads leading to prominent touristic monuments and will also close the roads leading to the Karnak Temple by Thursday, bazaar owners from the Abu Simbel Temple will join them tomorrow
The relocation procedure will hopefully restore the broken statues to their original state
Protesters demanding employment attacked by ministry security