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The discovery of the statue was made by the European-Egyptian mission, working under the umbrella of the German Archaeological Institute

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

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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