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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.

Despite recent rumours on social media, Mostafa Waziri, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt, confirmed that the revered Bent Pyramid in the Dahshur necropolis remains safe and secure, with its historical significance and structural stability intact.

Germany repatriated 40 Ancient Egyptian statuettes to Egypt on Monday after they had been stolen and illegally smuggled out of the country, in the first step to returning them home.

The Australian Museum in Sydney is set to host the highly anticipated "Ramses and the Gold of the Pharaohs" exhibition in November, following its run in Paris.

From a display of Egyptian handicrafts to the permanent home of the ancient Egyptian royal mummies, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation has quite a story to tell on its second anniversary, writes Nevine El-Aref

To celebrate Eid Al-Adha, three museums in Cairo are organizing special exhibitions on Egypt's colourful history and relationship with Hajj.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the 11th-century Al-Hakim Mosque in Historic Cairo on Sunday, during the second day of his official state visit to Egypt.

The sacred archaeological site of Abydos in Upper Egypt is one of the most fascinating sites in the country- rich in its ancient ruins spanning the entire Ancient Egyptian era.

Restoration work has commenced at the residential area and necropolis in the Marina Alamein archaeological site in Alexandria ahead of its imminent opening to the public, according to the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA)

The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) hosted the last part of the two-day Cultural Property Protection conference in Cairo on Thursday. The event was titled Sustainable Documentation and Inventories Management.

Two exhibitions on the Holy Family’s journey in Egypt have been organised at the Egyptian and Coptic museums

Cairo’s Al-Zaher Baybars Mosque has regained its original splendour after having been used as a fort, a soap factory, and even a slaughterhouse over the past two centuries, writes Nevine El-Aref

Al-Ahram Weekly reviews efforts to boost tourism arrivals to record levels.

Two ancient Egyptian human and animal embalming workshops are the latest discoveries to be made at Saqqara, reports Nevine El-Aref

Two embalming workshops, the largest and most complete found to date, dedicated to humans and animals have been uncovered at the Saqqara Necropolis in a stunning discovery that is unlikely to be the last at the valuable archaeological site.

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

An exhibition of archival material relating to the discovery of the tomb of the ancient Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun is being held at the the British Embassy in Cairo

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities denied sending any ancient sarcophagus — a coffin, most commonly carved in stone — lids to Israel for examination amid a social media controversy over the alleged act.

Edfu, Kom Ombo, Philiae and Abu Simbel Temples in Aswan now require credit or bank cards for entry.

The Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), the Museums Sector, and the National Committee for Egyptian Museums (ICOM Egypt) commemorate International Museum Day at the Manial Palace with a forum themed "Museums, Sustainability, and Quality of Life."

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