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The Ministry of Antiquities took all legal procedures to return to Egypt a Mamluk glass vase
They stand accused of having stolen a limestone statue of a sitting priest over 3,500 years old
The mosque of Aytmish El Bagassi near Islamic Cairo was inaugurated after restoration
Ministry of Antiquities denies claims by activists that the Apis Bull of Hadrian has been damaged during transportation
Egypt Heritage Task Force have accused leading officials at the ministry of destroying the Al-Abd Theatre site in Alexandria
The Cultural Property Under Threat conference inaugurated today discusses measures to fight against cultural racketeering
The conference will focus on methods to transport and display Tutankhamun's treasured collection, moving from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza
Both sticks, including one belonging to Tutankhamun, have arrived safely, says Grand Egyptian Museum director
The ministry defends itself against accusations of having "destroyed" the Al-Abd Theatre archeological site, discovered in 2012 during building work in Alexandria  
Conference examined ways to prevent theft and illegal export of cultural and historic artefacts

The remains of an ancient Egyptian temple have been unearthed near Aswan in what Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh El-Damaty describes as a “very important” discovery

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A temporary exhibition depicting religious tolerance in Egypt since the early ages has been inaugurated at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square

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A fire broke out in the grounds ...


At the Museum of Islamic Art, UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova underlines the importance of preserving cultural heritage in sustaining the values of tolerance and coexistence


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