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Egypt - Tourism
2/22/2024 1:27:03 PM
The sun aligned on the statue of Ramses II in Aswan's Abu Simbel Temple on Thursday morning in a rare astronomical phenomenon that occurs biannually -- on 22 October and 22 February.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
1/30/2024 9:11:55 PM
The Great Hypostyle Hall at the Karnak Temples in Luxor has regained its former glory after three years of restoration, reports Nevine El-Aref

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
12/19/2023 6:03:19 PM
Enhancing the tourist experience, digitising the services provided at archaeological sites and museums, exploring and conserving Egypt’s heritage, and opening new cultural attractions all took place this year, writes Nevine El-Aref

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
11/17/2023 11:40:31 AM
The 'Ramses and the Gold of the Pharaohs' exhibition opened in Sydney on Thursday showcasing priceless artefacts of King Ramses II.

Antiquities - Museums
7/17/2023 12:57:47 PM
The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir is hosting a temporary exhibition that sheds light on the archaeological excavations of the ancient city of Pi-Ramesses, which served as the capital during the reign of King Ramses II, in the eastern Nile Delta.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
7/4/2023 3:12:58 PM
More than 30 years after its theft, Switzerland handed back to Egypt on Monday a fragment of a 3,400-year-old statue of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/30/2023 9:36:02 PM
Zahi Hawass describes work underway to excavate the tomb of King Ramses II in the Valley of the Kings and elucidate its pictorial programme

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/21/2023 10:37:00 AM
As a new exhibition on Ramses II mesmerises visitors in Paris, important work is being done to excavate and publish new information about the great king’s tom, writes Zahi Hawass

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
4/19/2023 11:03:00 AM
The ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II, one of the New Kingdom’s greatest kings, has touched down in Paris as part of an international blockbuster exhibition

Antiquities - Museums
4/13/2023 12:45:06 PM
The magnificent colossus of King Ramses II, proudly on display at at its permanent location at the Grand Egyptian Museum's atrium, was unaffected by Thursday’s heavy rain, according to Major General Atef Moftah, the supervisor of the museum project and the surrounding area.

Multimedia - In Pictures
4/7/2023 11:59:00 AM

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
4/4/2023 2:55:26 PM
The sarcophagus of Pharaoh Ramses II arrived in Paris and was unveiled on Monday before it will be displayed in the French capital for the first time in nearly 50 years.

Multimedia - In Pictures
4/3/2023 7:41:03 PM

Multimedia - In Pictures
4/2/2023 7:56:46 PM

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
3/25/2023 6:31:00 PM
Excavation work carried out by an American mission from New York University at the temple of Ramses II in Abydos has stumbled upon a menagerie of mummified animals that provides previously undocumented evidence of cultic worship through the ages.

Egypt - Tourism
1/18/2023 9:10:00 PM
Ramses II’s wooden coffin will be displayed as part of the international touring exhibition 'Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs,' starting with its next destination in Paris, the cabinet approved on Wednesday.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/13/2023 3:29:44 PM
The sarcophagus of ancient Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II is to return to Paris in April for the first time in almost 50 years, in a rare loan of the relic outside Egypt.

Egypt - Courts & Law
1/10/2023 10:57:56 PM
Egypt’s Public Prosecution has ordered the detainment of three people pending investigation for attempting to loot a 10-ton colossus depicting pharaonic era king Ramses II after they sneaked into the southern quarry area in Upper Egypt governorate of Aswan to illegally excavate for antiquities.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/22/2022 3:15:00 PM
Around 4,000 foreign tourists, Arab and Egyptian visitors gathered on Saturday at sundown at the King Ramses II temple in Abu Simbel in Aswan to watch the sun alignment, an astronomical phenomenon that takes place biannualy – on the 22nd of October and 22nd of February.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/20/2022 5:09:41 PM
A burial site from ancient Egypt’s Ramses II era filled with dozens of pottery pieces and bronze artefacts has been unearthed on a beach in Israel, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced on Sunday according to AFP.

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