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World - Region
12/30/2021 3:43:09 PM
Chinese officials promised steady deliveries of groceries to residents of Xi'an, an ancient capital with 13 million people that is under the strictest lockdown of a major Chinese city since Wuhan was shut early last year at the start of the pandemic.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
12/28/2021 2:25:14 PM
The first-ever digital unwrapping of a mummy, which was conducted on ancient Egyptian King Amenhotep I, has revealed for the first time the king’s facial features as well as details related to his mummification process and reburial.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
12/20/2021 6:24:53 PM
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) has received a collection of 23 artefacts, including large stone reliefs, transported from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir and Saqqara and Ismailia archaeological sites.

Egypt - Politics
12/20/2021 5:34:03 PM
Egypt retrieved on Monday 36 artefacts that had been smuggled to Spain in 2014, according to a statement by the Egyptian general prosecution.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
12/18/2021 7:05:00 PM
A new Paris exhibition adds to Lebanon’s position as a major modern and contemporary art centre of the Arab world while another, at the Giacometti Foundation in Paris, drew connections between the Swiss artist and ancient Egypt.

Egypt - Tourism
11/26/2021 3:47:00 PM
Our live coverage for Egypt’s historic reopening of the 2.7km-long ancient Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor has concluded.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
11/25/2021 11:13:51 PM
Egypt reopened on Thursday the ancient Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor in a ceremony in the same style of the Pharaohs Golden Parade that impressed the world in April.

World - Region
11/21/2021 12:54:05 PM
The foreign minister of Yemen's government in exile warned Sunday that a rebel takeover of the crucial, energy-rich city of Marib would be a disaster on the scale of the collapse of its ancient dam that decimated an entire kingdom.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
11/21/2021 12:38:00 PM
Plans are afoot for Luxor to bathe in the international spotlight, and hopefully attract large numbers of tourists, as the city prepares to recreate an ancient festival with a modern twist.

Egypt - Tourism
11/18/2021 10:17:58 PM
Egypt will hold the reopening ceremony of the ancient Avenue of Sphinxes (Kebash Road) in Luxor on Thursday 25, November, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Thursday.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
11/10/2021 9:52:14 PM
The archaeological unit at Safaga maritime port foiled an attempt earlier this week to smuggle 16 ancient Egyptian artefacts, Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities announced.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
11/9/2021 9:00:20 PM
How could the ancient Egyptians have brought together the architectural brilliance and technical skills required to build the Pyramids, asks Zahi Hawass

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
11/6/2021 10:43:55 PM
The Egyptian-German mission has uncovered a collection of decorated blocks and fragments from the King Nactanebo I temple at the Matariya archaeological site in Heliopolis.

Antiquities - Islamic
11/6/2021 1:15:35 PM
Authorities at Cairo International Airport seized a collection of manuscripts from different ages, an Ottoman coining die and two papyri from a passenger.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
11/2/2021 10:51:19 PM
A new exhibition draws attention to the use of papyrus as a writing material in ancient Egypt, arguing that it was the country’s single greatest invention, while a slightly older one brings together recent titles in French on the Arab Maghreb, writes David Tresilian

Egypt - Tourism
10/30/2021 6:25:43 PM
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi ordered on Saturday to make use of a planned reopening ceremony of the Rams Road in Luxor to internationally promote the country's soft power and ancient civilisation.

Heritage - Heritage special
10/11/2021 10:15:16 PM
On Sunday night, at the ancient premises of Prince Taz palace, tens of people flocked to attend the second of a series of lectures titled: Cairo: Of People and Stones.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/10/2021 2:31:43 PM
Under the title “The Secrets of Gold”, Secretary General of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri inaugurated a temporary exhibition at luxor Museum highlighting the use of gold in the fabrication of jewellery since ancient Egypt right through the Islamic era.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/9/2021 2:33:43 PM
Under the title “The Secrets of Gold”, Secretary General of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri inaugurated a temporary exhibition at luxor Museum highlighting the use of gold in the fabrication of jewellery since ancient Egypt right through the Islamic era.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
10/6/2021 12:25:36 AM
Egypt has succeeded in recovering two stolen ancient statues from Belgium

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