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Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
9/16/2022 1:13:00 PM
More and more European museums are returning heritage artefacts to countries in Africa and Asia, with the pressure mounting for the return of artefacts to Egypt, writes David Tresilian

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/12/2022 3:09:06 PM
Egypt has recovered on Sunday two ancient Egyptian statues that were smuggled to Belgium, as the country continues intensive efforts to retrieve thousands of artefacts found in the unlawful possession of museums and individuals around the world.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/7/2022 3:43:52 PM
Egypt is set to repatriate 16 artefacts that were stolen and smuggled out of the country after they were recovered by the authorities in the United States as part of their investigations in a major case of international trafficking in Egyptian antiquities.

Arts & Culture - Screens
8/26/2022 1:57:44 PM
Bill Kramer has been thinking about the future of the Oscars since he was named CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences earlier this summer.

World - International
8/25/2022 1:49:03 PM
Eight ancient glass vessels shattered in the 2020 Beirut explosion go on display at the British Museum from Thursday, walking visitors through the painstaking international project to piece them back together.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
8/16/2022 9:14:16 PM
Zahi Hawass writes on the history of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square, including its foundation and early history

Arts & Culture - Music
8/16/2022 8:17:24 PM
The Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum in Tupelo, Mississippi, has welcomed an increasing number of visitors as fans commemorate the 45th anniversary of Presley's death and a new movie reawakens international interest in the singer.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
8/5/2022 3:10:00 PM
The School of Egyptian Civilisation is to be revived at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation (NMEC) overlooking the Ain Al-Sira Lake in Fustat in Cairo. The school, previously an arm of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square before it closed two decades ago, will now find a new home at the NMEC.

Egypt - Tourism
7/31/2022 3:27:04 PM
A new statue of Mohamed Ali Pasha, the Albanian ruler of Egypt between 1805 and 1848, has been installed at the Egyptian National Military Museum located at Cairo's Citadel of Salah Al-Din Al-Ayoubi.

Heritage - Heritage special
7/29/2022 1:29:00 PM
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation (NMEC) is a haven of Egyptian intangible heritage that has thrived throughout the centuries.

Antiquities - Museums
7/13/2022 2:36:43 PM
To raise the cultural and archaeological awareness of Egyptians, the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir launched free guides to its Egyptian visitors during summer vacation and official holidays, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Wednesday.

Antiquities - Museums
7/9/2022 1:53:27 PM
A few months after receiving the fourth, third and second shrines of Tutankhamun, the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received the first and biggest shrine and placed it in its permanent location at the boy king’s gallery.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
6/21/2022 9:41:04 PM
The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square has organised an exhibition of ancient Egyptian musical instruments to celebrate this year’s World Music Day, reports Nevine El-Aref

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
6/21/2022 9:35:28 PM
There have been new developments in the investigation into the former director of the Louvre Museum in Paris charged with conspiring to hide the origin of ancient Egyptian artefacts

Egypt - Tourism
6/19/2022 1:26:57 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced half-priced tickets for Egyptians and foreigners visiting archaeological sites and museums in Upper Egypt from June to August 2022, in a new initiative to bolster tourism in the country.

Egypt - Tourism
6/16/2022 4:02:37 PM
Five artefacts smuggled from Egypt and seized in Kuwait in 2019 were handed over to Egypt’s Ambassador to Kuwait Osama Shaltout from the Kuwait National Museum on Thursday.

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
6/16/2022 3:46:58 PM
The Egyptian Ministry of Culture announced that it had retrieved a long-lost paining by one of the foremost Egyptian painters Abdel-Hadi Al-Gazzar (1925–1966) and placed it in the Museum of the Egyptian Modern Art's collection.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
6/13/2022 2:05:59 PM
An Egyptian-German archaeological mission has recently unearthed the foundations of the Temple of the Sun and blocks dating back to Khufu's reign at the open-air museum of Matariya, in Cairo’s Heliopolis.

Arts & Culture - Music
6/12/2022 4:24:35 PM
The Ministry of Culture revealed on Sunday details regarding the inaugural edition of the three-day Suez Festival for Music and Singing, which is scheduled to run from 24 to 26 June.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
6/12/2022 3:27:50 PM
The Egyptian National Railway Authority (NRA) announced on Sunday that the Royal Train, which was manufactured in the mid 1920s by Italy’s Fiat, arrived in Alexandria after it was renovated to its original condition to be displayed in the Montaza Historical Museum.

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