Egyptian antiquities

Photos: Christie’s sets initial price for 13 Egyptian artifacts to be auctioned at US$1.2 million
Archaeology

Photos: Christie’s sets initial price for 13 Egyptian artifacts to be auctioned at US$1.2 million

Thirteen Egyptian artifacts are set to be auctioned on October 13 at Christie’s international auctions hall in New York. The…
Tourism Minister visits Queens of Egypt exhibition in Washington
Archaeology

Tourism Minister visits Queens of Egypt exhibition in Washington

Egypt’s Tourism Minister Rania al-Mashat visited the Queens of Egypt exhibition in Washington DC on Friday at the invitation of…
Visits to Abdeen Palace will be restricted: official
Culture

Visits to Abdeen Palace will be restricted: official

“Public visits to Abdeen palace will take place under specific restrictions and regulations. There will be allowed only a limited…
No hidden room in Tutankhamun burial chamber
Science

No hidden room in Tutankhamun burial chamber

A High-level geophysics research unveiled conclusive evidence that there is no hidden chambers adjacent to or inside the burial chamber of…
Egypt retrieves 4,000-year-old figurine from London
Archaeology

Egypt retrieves 4,000-year-old figurine from London

The Egyptian embassy in London retrieved a wooden Ushabti figurine that dates back to the Middle Kingdom period of Ancient…
Hibis temple to be reopened Thursday
Archaeology

Hibis temple to be reopened Thursday

Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damati is reopening the Hibis temple in the Kharga Oasis on Thursday for tourists after completing restoration…
US State Department agrees to impose restrictions on smuggling Egyptian antiquities
Archaeology

US State Department agrees to impose restrictions on smuggling Egyptian antiquities

Eight months after the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Egypt and the United States in order to protect…
‘Egypt’s Sunken Treasures’ to be exhibited in three European countries
Archaeology

‘Egypt’s Sunken Treasures’ to be exhibited in three European countries

The Board of Directors of the Supreme Council of Antiquities agreed in its last session, chaired by Mamdouh Al-Damaty, Minister…
Attempt to smuggle 44 antique coins thwarted
Archaeology

Attempt to smuggle 44 antique coins thwarted

The Archaeological Ports Unit, affiliated with the Antiquities Ministry, managed to thwart an attempt to smuggle 44 antique coins, which…
A tour in the bulls’ tombs
Archaeology

A tour in the bulls’ tombs

Saqqara is renowned for being one of Greater Cairo’s most alluring locations for archaeologists and tourists alike. One of the…
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