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World - Region
12/4/2022 1:48:20 PM
Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein announced Sunday the return of 18,000 smuggled artefacts, reported the Iraqi News Agency (INA).

Egypt - Courts & Law
10/24/2022 8:03:35 PM
Three university students and a father of one of them have been arrested for stealing 59 artefacts from a museum affiliated with the Faculty of Archaeology at Sohag University in Upper Egypt, the Ministry of Interior announced on Sunday.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/19/2022 8:02:34 PM
Renowned Egyptologist and former minister of antiquities Zahi Hawass published on Wednesday on his website and Instagram account an international petition on Change.org calling for the return of the two iconic ancient Egyptian artefacts the Rosetta Stone, from the British Museum in London, and the Dendera Zodiac, from the Louvre Museum in Paris.

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.

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.

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 - Courts & Law
6/18/2022 3:16:28 PM
A Cairo criminal court sentenced on Saturday a man and his wife to five years in prison for illegally trading in antiquities and possessing artefacts in their apartment in the upscale Cairo neighbourhood of Zamalek.

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.

Antiquities - Museums
6/5/2022 11:27:36 PM
The National Committee for the Repatriation of Stolen and Smuggled Antiquities met Sunday to discuss several issues, chief among which was the latest work to repatriate stolen and illegally smuggled antiquities.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
6/4/2022 10:10:59 PM
New York prosecutors have announced seizing five Egyptian artefacts worth more than $3 million from the Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of an investigation into international trafficking involving the Louvre Museum.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
6/4/2022 2:24:14 PM
The Egyptian Embassy in Switzerland is arranging the repatriation of a collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts after receiving them from the Swiss Federal Cultural Office in August 2021, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/26/2022 2:53:56 PM
The former president of the Louvre museum in Paris has been charged with conspiring to hide the origin of Egyptian archaeological treasures that investigators suspect were spirited out of the country during the Arab Spring uprisings, a French judicial source said Thursday.

Egypt - Society
5/2/2022 7:23:56 PM
Archaeological museums all over Egypt celebrated Labour Day and the advent of Eid El-Fitr by organising special exhibitions in their foyers featuring collections of various artefacts depicting Egyptian celebrations across history.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
3/1/2022 10:09:06 PM
An administrative centre from the First Intermediate Period in Kom Ombo, royal artefacts in Luxor, and a collection of Saite wells in North Sinai were new discoveries made this week, writes Nevine El-Aref

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 - 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 - Islamic
2/16/2022 9:25:59 PM
The Mohamed Ali Palace in Shubra has received a number of artefacts that had once adorned its halls and walls, in preparation for its official opening soon after the completion of its development and restoration project.

Egypt - Courts & Law
2/15/2022 10:15:51 PM
A Cairo criminal court issued a media gag order on Tuesday in the trial dubbed in media as “Zamalek apartment’s antiquities case” where a judge and his wife face charges of trading in antiquities and illegally possessing artefacts.

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