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Thursday, 30 March 2017
The mask was among items stolen and illegally smuggled out of the country in 2013
The newly discovered Matariya colossus most likely belongs to the 26 dynasty king Psammetich I, not King Ramses II as initially believed, says antiquities minister
Initial studies reveal that the statue is not of King Ramses II, as originally suggested
Egypt's ministers of antiquities and tourism are set to hold a press conference at the museum on the sidelines of the statue's reception
The colossus which was discovered in pieces last week in Matariya presumed to represent Ramsis II will be transported to the Egyptian Museum tonight
The eight metre quartzite statue was found near the temple of Ramses II in the temple precinct of ancient Heliopolis in Greater Cairo
Archaeologists from Egypt and Germany found the massive eight-metre statue - believed to be of Ramsis II - submerged in ground-water in Cairo last week, and used a winch to recover it
The Sultan Al-Kamel Al-Ayyubi shrine is located within Al-Imam Al-Shafie Dome, one of the largest of the Ayyubid era
A quartzite colossus possibly of Ramses II and limestone bust of Seti II were discovered at the ancient Heliopolis archaeological site in Cairo
The discoveries shed further light on what the eighteenth dynasty pharaoh's temple would have looked like
The actor and his family admired the sun rise on Giza Plateau with Egypt's Zahi Hawass
Today the Ismailia Museum celebrates its 83th anniversary, with further restoration works in the area to be undertaken soon
Restoration began one month ago on a statue of the celebrated 19th dynasty pharaoh, which decorated the façade of the Karnak Temples' first pylon
The 1940s Stoppelaëre House is to be opened tomorrow on Luxor’s west bank
The museum's soft-opening will showcase "Crafts and Industries through the Ages" in Egypt, offering free admission 16-28 February
Bulldozers from a neighbouring quarry had entered the Dahshour necropolis site
The Louvain University in Belgium handed over a 35,000 year-old axe to the Egyptian Embassy in Brussels after studies
A mortar pit with children's footprints still preserved was also uncovered at the site
An exhibition on Egypt’s Coptic 'martyrs' from the early Coptic era until the present was inaugurated on Thursday at Cairo’s Coptic Museum
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