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Heritage
Antiquities ministry opens all its archaeological sites for free to the public on 18 & 19 April to celebrate World Heritage Day
Two extension buildings of the former National Democratic Party's (NDP) headquarters in Tahrir Square, next to the Egyptian Museum, will be razed
Archaeological experts are now working on identifying a number of artifacts confiscated from the gang
Artefact stolen at Saqqara during security breakdown after January 2011 revolution and eventually ended up in hands of French citizen, who now wants to give it back to Egypt
World Heritage Organisation offers $100,000 grant to help restore Abu Mena city and monastery
Minister of Antiquities Mohamed Ibrahim launched today a fundraising drive for the Grand Egyptian Museum, asking tourists to support the project
A piece cartonnage from an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus was offered to Ministry of Antiquities from a French citizen
Quartzite blocks belong to the colossi of Memnon was discovered Sunday at King Amenhotep III's funerary temple on Luxor's west bank
Two 26th Dynasty tombs have been discovered at Al-Bahnasa archaeological site in Middle Egypt, containing mummies, coins and even mummified fish  
Boxes used to hold Torah scrolls, a silver knife and a chandelier are among objects seized at Damietta harbour

After a nine-month trial, UK national admits to unlawful possession and attempted sale of Egyptian antiquities purchased from a local shop owner whose numerous outlets include one in a five-star hotel in Luxor

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Study by AUC professor and a team from Bristol University shows that ancient Egyptians used a special resin from modern day Syria and Lebanon to preserve meats included in royal tombs

Textiles and clothing from Egypt was traded by the French and found their way to the Americas from the 18th century

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Twenty-nine gold coins discovered in Draa Abul Naga on Luxor's west bank

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