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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
A delegation from the Gaza strip delivers to Egypt’s minister of state for antiquities objects they believe have been looted from Egypt but prove to be only replicas of ancient Egyptian statues
A New Kingdom limestone relief that was smuggled into Mexico three years ago is soon to return to Egyptian soil this week
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A 13 metre tall statue of the 18th dynasty King Amenhotep III is unearthed on Luxor’s west bank
In an effort to promote tourism in Egypt, new archaeological sites and tourist attractions will be inaugurated soon in Cairo, Luxor and Aswan as well as Rashid and Taba
Egyptian antiquities ministry offers LE 500 - 50 thousand ($86 - $8500) for the return of missing artefacts or information that leads to their whereabouts
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Excavations at the Lahoun archaeological site in Fayoum have been halted due to negligence of the excavators
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If any Egyptology enthusiast ever wanted an official, to-scale replica, the Egyptian ministry of antiquities affairs opened a production unit which sold LE2m worth of replicas to hotels in Sharm El-Sheikh
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Hawass, minister of Egyptian antiquities, is on the defence again, this time denying using ancient artifacts as props in a photo shoot to promote a clothing line bearing his name
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Ahram Online gets the story from the antiquities ministry: Hawass appeals criminal court decision, which deposes him as antiquities minister for brouhaha over rental of museum bookstore
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Promising better benefits for staff of his new ministry, antiquities chief Zahi Hawass says hard work will pay dividends
With all of the newness of Egypt's revolution, the antiquities ministry gets a reshuffle, including a new complaints department
Minister of Antiquities Zahi Hawass will put on a touring exhibition representing the Egyptian revolution in an effort to revive tourism
Artefacts in a storehouse in the American University in Cairo’s campus were never open to the public - and now those possibilities are no more after 145 authentic pieces were stolen
Zahi Hawass speaks on what he saw when he returned for a more thorough look at the Cairo Museum after the initial break-in during the revolution
Renowned Egyptologist, Zahi Hawass, tells Ahram Online of his reappointment as Egypt's minister of antiquities and prioritises the repelling of encroachments on archaeological sites a well as the resumption of projects
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Precious artifacts stolen from Tel El-Dabaa collection in Sharkiya
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Former Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, Hawass, calls on military and PM to defend antiquities, describing locals’ encroachment on ancient tombs that UNESCO was appalled by in last week's visit
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With the antiquities field at a dangerous halt in Egypt an official letter was sent to PM Sharaf calling for an immediate appointment of a leader
A collection of 800 priceless artefacts is reported missing from the Qantara-East warehouse, which was subject to looting on 29 January
The UNESCO delegation visiting Egypt after some looting of archaeological sites reports positively from the Egyptian Museum
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