Nevine El-Aref's Articles

A new study claiming to have discovered a major extinct branch of the Nile at the foothills of the Western Desert Plateau, where the majority of the pyramids lie, creating a brouhaha among Egyptologists over the significance of such a discovery.

The official inauguration of Al-Sayeda Zeinab Mosque and Mausoleum in Historic Cairo after renovation work revives the legacy of the Prophet Mohamed’s granddaughter, reports Nevine El-Aref

In celebration of International Museum Day (IMD) on 18 May, entry to all antiquities museums across the country under the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) will free to Egyptian visitors.

The Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) has refuted in a statement recent rumours circulating on social media regarding discovering a significant structure near the Great Pyramid of Khufu in Giza.

Greek president Katerina Sakellaropoulou visited the Greco-Roman Museum in Alexandria, accompanied by the Greek Minister of Culture, the Ambassador of Greece to Cairo, the Consul General of Greece in Alexandria, the Greek Cultural Attaché, members of the Onassis Greek Association, and several prominent Greek figures.

To mark Sham El-Nessim, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) hosted a celebration that offered a rich tapestry of cultural and educational activities for both young and old.

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) marked Labour Day with the opening of a special art exhibition titled "Workers: Builders of Civilization."

“The Story of a Museum” is a special exhibition relating the story of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC). The inauguration on Wednesday night marked the museum’s third anniversary.

Nevine El-Aref explores the rich history of Alexandria’s Abu Mena Monastery and the work being done to remove it from the UNESCO World Heritage in Danger List in the first of a series of articles on Egypt’s World Heritage Sites

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has launched a virtual tour of the Wadi Al-Natroun settlement

An Egyptian archaeological mission unearthed the remains of a fortified mud-brick royal rest house at Tel Hebwa (Tharu) site in North Sinai early this week during archaeological excavations, the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced Thursday.

A 3,400-year-old head from a statue of King Ramses II, stolen and smuggled out of Egypt, has finally returned home this week from Switzerland.

The silver bed of Amina Hanem Elhamy, the mother of Khedive Abbas Helmy II is safe and sound at the Manial Palace Museum and was not disappeared as rumoured on social media earlier Saturday, Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities announced.

Under the theme "Disaster and Conflict Resilient Heritage - Preparedness, Response, and Recovery," countries worldwide commemorate the International Day for Monuments and Sites (IDMS), commonly known as World Heritage Day.

This year’s World Heritage Day is being celebrated under the theme of Disaster and Conflict Resilient Heritage – Preparedness, Response and Recovery, reports Nevine El-Aref

Egyptian artefacts will be displayed as part of the Africa & Byzantium exhibition on its second stop in the US on Sunday at the Cleveland Museum of Art in Ohio.

Visitors to the Giza Plateau can now use four state-of-the-art ticket machines - with bank cards - to bypass the crowds and more easily visit one of Egypt’s most iconic landmarks.

Sharm El-Sheikh Museum is currently showcasing a captivating temporary exhibition entitled "The Annunciation and the Virgin," aligning with the upcoming commemoration of the Coptic Annunciation.

Cairo’s Historic City of the Dead is to be developed into an open-air museum of Islamic art, reports Nevine El-Aref

The Croatian national team led by Real Madrid's star Luka Modric, amid their participation in the Cairo Cup Football Championship in Egypt, embarked on a unique cultural journey to the Giza Plateau to explore ancient Egyptian wonders.

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