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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
A UNESCO delegate is set to visit Egypt to help recuperate looted ancient artefacts post-revolution, but there is no Egyptian antiquities minister, and to boot the delegate faces scepticism of 'antiquities colonisation'
Gang leader hides ancient Egyptian statues stolen last night prompting antiquities administration to speak to Ahram Online about the critical need to replace the ex-antiquities minister
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Sixteen of 54 missing artefacts from the Egyptian Museum were found yesterday, with arrests made
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The final result of two inventories carried out at Tel El-Faraein storehouse in the Delta and the Egyptian museum in Tahrir Square, reveal the exact number of objects missing from both sites
Following recent looting attempts on several archaeological sites, a UNESCO delegation is to tour Egypt to check the status of its world heritage stock
The director of the Egyptian museum is asking for the return of the land of the formerly ruling National Democratic Party’s main headquarters to its original owner, the museum
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Zahi Hawass, the former minister of state for antiquities affairs rejects all accusations against him and asserts that they are unfounded
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Signed by international and Egyptian archaeologists and Egyptologists, a petition sent to Prime Minister Essam Sharaf aims to underscore the importance of saving Egypt’s heritage
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After protests by archaeologists, the ministry for antiquities is no longer under the jurisdiction of the culture ministry but rather that of the cabinet
Demonstrations of Egyptian archaeologists call for Egypt's new prime minister to persuade Zahi Hawass to remain minister for antiquities
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The antiquities collection at the Qantara East storehouse has been transported to the Cairo Museum after thefts
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Hawass cites failure of the police to protest Egypt's heritage as main reason for possible resignation
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The Ministry of Antiquities has issued a detailed and alarming report on the widespread looting and vandalism of archaeological sites and museums during the last month
An armed gang has attacked two antiquities storage units on the Giza plateau, snatching an undetermined number of artefacts
Archaeologists succeeded in thwarting a looting attempt of a 160-ton colossus of the 19th dynasty king Ramses II
An unexpected meeting at the ministry of state for antiquities affairs melts the ice between its minister and protesters, who have been picketing its building in recent days
Following three weeks of closure the archaeological sites around Egypt are open to the public again
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The limestone statue of the monotheistic king Akhnaten, was found beside a trash can at Tahrir square by a young man, then return to the Egyptian Museum by his uncle, an AUC professor
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A part of a missing New Kingdom statue depicting goddess Nakrit carrying king Tutankhamun was found hidden inside the museum
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