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Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
3/8/2022 9:31:47 PM
The last century saw people waking up to the possibility that ancient Egypt was a reservoir of a richer and deeper knowledge than most observers had previously thought, writes Tarek Osman

Arts & Culture - Film
3/6/2022 5:56:06 PM
A special honouring ceremony was held for Egyptian evergreen star actor Hussein Fahmy at the historic sight of the ancient Avenue of Sphinxes on Saturday in which he received a Lifetime Achievement Award during the ongoing 11th edition of the Luxor African Film Festival.

Egypt - Tourism
3/3/2022 8:33:17 PM
Egypt is participating in the 45th round of the HUGEXPO travel exhibition in Hungary as a guest of honour with a 150-square-meter-wide pavilion shaped like an ancient Egyptian temple.

Arts & Culture - Art Alert
3/2/2022 4:25:27 PM
The great Upper Egyptian ancient city of Abydos in Sohag will be hosting three successive concerts starting Thursday 10 March as part of the Abydos Music Festival, with prominent Islamic chanter Yassin El-Tohamy and his ensemble set to open the event with a repertoire of their memorised traditional Sufi chants.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
3/1/2022 10:14:49 PM
The Grand Egyptian Museum, the first eco-friendly museum in Egypt, is being readied for its grand opening with the arrival of gigantic ancient Egyptian colossi

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
2/28/2022 6:14:47 PM
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received on Monday a collection of gigantic colossi from the Egyptian museum in Tahrir that includes a pair of statues of the Ancient Egyptian gods Amun-Re and Mut, a red granite column of king Ramses II, a limestone statue of the goddess Isis holding her son — Horus — along with other gigantic artefacts.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
2/22/2022 3:44:23 PM
Minister of Antiquities and Tourism Khaled El-Enany and Minister of Culture Ines Abdel-Dayem attended on Monday evening a major musical and dance show at the foot of Abu Simbel Temple in Aswan ahead of the biannual solar alignment at the site.

Antiquities - Museums
2/17/2022 5:47:22 PM
A temporary exhibition entitled “Royal Artifacts of Ancient Egyptian Rulers of the Oasis,” is organized at the New Valley Museum marking his 29th anniversary.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
2/14/2022 1:48:19 PM
A number of Egyptian museums are celebrating Valentine's Day by showcasing artefacts, some of which are being displayed for the first time, that highlight the concept of love in ancient Egypt.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
2/8/2022 9:25:19 PM
The largest ancient Egyptian embalming cachette ever found has been unearthed at the site of Abusir, reports Nevine El-Aref

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
2/1/2022 7:20:19 PM
Dozens of statues of ancient Egyptian scribes have been put on special display to mark the launch of this year’s Cairo International Book Fair

Heritage - Heritage special
1/22/2022 4:01:45 PM
​Cairo’s historic cemeteries are at risk of being demolished, but what is so important about such ancient grave yard?

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
1/11/2022 10:11:51 PM
The use of new technology as part of the Egyptian Royal Mummy Project is revealing the secrets of the ancient Egyptian royal mummies, writes Zahi Hawass

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/10/2022 3:37:00 PM
An Egyptian archaeological mission unearthed remains from an ancient mining mission in South Sinai that dates to Ancient Egypt’s Middle Kingdom, the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) announced on Monday.

Antiquities - Greco-Roman
1/5/2022 5:02:17 PM
A chandelier and nine gold and metal coins from the Byzantine and Ptolemaic periods were seized at the Cairo International Airport before being smuggled abroad on Tuesday.

Heritage - Heritage special
1/1/2022 11:47:27 AM
On the first day of the national Festival of Tahteeb (Stick Dance), which was held from 23 to 27 December, the masters of Tahteeb sat confidently leaning on their sticks awaiting the game to begin.

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.

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