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Antiquities - Museums
3/13/2024 12:29:23 PM
After undergoing a meticulous five-year restoration, the Coptic Museum in Old Cairo has re-exhibited its most treasured artefact – the oldest complete Coptic Psalter ever discovered.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/15/2024 11:16:00 AM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited on Wednesday evening the Gaza-born Imam Al-Shafei Mosque and Shrine in Old Cairo accompanied by Egypt President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and their spouses.

Antiquities - Coptic
12/24/2023 8:30:00 PM
Under the title "A Marvelous Christmas Tale," the Coptic Museum in Old Cairo is organizing a 30-day temporary archaeological exhibition, showcasing a collection of 13 unique artifacts from the museum’s treasured collection depicting the Coptic art wonders, in celebration of Christmas and the New Year.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
8/31/2023 8:44:00 PM
The newly restored Ben Ezra Synagogue, Aqueduct, and Babylon Fortress in Old Cairo are to be inaugurated soon

Heritage - Heritage special
8/21/2023 5:14:25 PM
Egypt inaugurated the House of Heritage at the Foustat Traditional Crafts Centre in Old Cairo on 20 August.

Heritage - Heritage special
6/25/2023 9:53:26 PM
An iconic pottery factory in Fustat, Old Cairo may be demolished because it extends by just one metre into the path of new road construction.

Multimedia - In Pictures
6/19/2023 3:34:56 PM

Life & Style - City Lights
6/18/2023 6:58:33 PM
Oka Hiroshi, Japan’s ambassador to Egypt, inaugurated two projects in Old Cairo on Thursday as part of Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (KUSANONE).

Heritage - Heritage special
5/30/2023 4:45:15 PM
Masters of the Craft series is created in collaboration with Fair-Trade Egypt.

Heritage - Walks
5/26/2023 12:16:07 AM
In our series, we walk through one of Cairo's older districts and marvel at the 126-year-old enchanting palace which gave the neighbourhood its name.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/23/2023 8:08:23 PM
After almost a decade of restoration, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Aqueduct, and the Babylon Fortress in Old Cairo have regained something of their original allure, reports Nevine El-Aref

Multimedia - In Pictures
2/24/2023 4:37:14 PM

Egypt - Tourism
2/5/2023 5:18:22 PM
The Jewellery Museum in Alexandria inaugurated a temporary exhibition on ornamental tools used by King Farouk called “Royal Jewelleries of Mohamed Ali Family,” while the Coptic museum in Old Cairo will open their exhibition titled “Ark, Harmony Between Religions” on Monday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
4/28/2022 7:18:00 PM
The Ben Ezra Synagogue in Old Cairo is under restoration three decades after the last renovation campaign.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Exhibitions
3/22/2022 10:03:06 PM

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
3/20/2022 12:22:28 PM
After decades of being closed to visitors, a part of the Babylon fort located within the façade of the Coptic Museum in Old Cairo was inaugurated on Sunday.

Antiquities - Museums
12/20/2021 1:37:55 PM
The Coptic Museum in Old Cairo opened a three-week exhibition on Sunday, putting on show 11 treasured artefacts depicting scenes of Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
11/25/2021 6:43:11 PM
The Samah Art Gallery displayed last month Assem Abdel-Fattah's works, ranging from oils to mixed media on canvas.

Multimedia -
8/23/2021 8:47:55 PM
Serbian FM Nikola Selakovic on Monday paid a visit to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Old Cairo's Fustat neighborhood, accompanied by Serbian Ambassador in Cairo Suzana Bošković

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
7/30/2021 2:50:00 PM
Plans are underway to turn the Fustat Hills Park into a central public park in the heart of the ancient capital

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