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285,000 tickets were sold before the inauguration
Fund is part of Egyptian-Belgian cooperation in heritage reservation, El-Anany states 85% of restoration completed with total of EGP 104m
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.
After 50 years of absence, Tutankhamen’s belongings revisit Paris in exhibition on 21 March
Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anany announced plans to establish Egypt’s first museum to celebrate religious tolerance, to be located in the New Administrative Capital. According to Anany, the museum will include pieces from the ancient Egyptian period, as well as the Islamic, Coptic, and Jewish civilizations, all while highlighting Islam’s teachings of tolerance and Egypt’s …
Exhibition displays 150 antiquities, originally displayed in Egyptian Museum
75% of GEM complete after receiving EGP 3bn in government funding
Open-air museum showcases artefacts unearthed at rich archaeological land
Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Anany announced on Friday launching a new museum in Hurghada governorate, according to a press release issued by the ministry. The announcement was made at the inauguration of a sculpture exhibition that marked the end of the International Sculpture Symposium in Hurghada. The symposium was attended by Ahmed Abdullah, governor of …
Remains of priestess Hat Bet were discovered in the area in 1909
Museum of Islamic Art will be reopened this month and the Museum of Malawi next month
The statue, which was confirmed to be original by Minster of Antiquities Mamdouh Al-Damaty, was found during digging to establish a new residential tower in Akhmim Sharq city.
Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh El-Damaty announced that the tomb contains the monuments of Amenhotep and his wife, who likely belong to the 18th dynasty.
Better exploitation of antiquities will achieve more income than Suez Canal, says Mehleb
Minister of State for Antiquities Ahmed Eissa says committee will confront worsening conditions near the Giza Pyramids
Tourism, Antiquities and the Hotels Chamber sign a memorandum to support construction of the third stage of development of the Egyptian museum