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Egyptian Museum in Tahrir joins preliminary list of World Heritage Sites
Egypt

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir joins preliminary list of World Heritage Sites

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)’s World Heritage Committee has added the Egyptian Museum to its list…
Photos: A royal comparison – Users online compare orchestral stars during Golden Parade to ancient royalty
Culture

Photos: A royal comparison – Users online compare orchestral stars during Golden Parade to ancient royalty

Users on social media noted certain similarities between the appearances of orchestral stars in Saturday’s extravagant Golden Parade to ancient…
When can you visit the 22 royal mummies at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization?
Egypt

When can you visit the 22 royal mummies at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization?

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is set to open its doors to visitors on April 4, while the 22…
Video: Rehearsal of transfer of royal mummies carried out around obelisk in Tahrir Square
Egypt

Video: Rehearsal of transfer of royal mummies carried out around obelisk in Tahrir Square

Rehearsals for a procession to transfer 22 royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to their permanent display…
Mummies on the move: What to expect during the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade on Saturday
Egypt

Mummies on the move: What to expect during the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade on Saturday

On Saturday, all eyes will turn to downtown Cairo to watch 22 mummies make their way from the Egyptian Museum…
In light of royal mummy procession, Cairo Metro to close Anwar Sadat station on Saturday
Egypt

In light of royal mummy procession, Cairo Metro to close Anwar Sadat station on Saturday

Cairo metro notified riders and station users on Thursday that lines one and two will not stop at Anwar Sadat…
Video: Ahead of royal mummy procession, Egypt reveals four ram-headed sphinxes in Tahrir Square
Egypt

Video: Ahead of royal mummy procession, Egypt reveals four ram-headed sphinxes in Tahrir Square

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has lifted the curtain on four sphinxes in downtown Cairo’s Tahrir Square, all of which…
Ticket prices for National Museum of Egyptian Civilization after royal mummy procession revealed
Egypt

Ticket prices for National Museum of Egyptian Civilization after royal mummy procession revealed

The official website of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) has published ticket prices for the museum after the…
Video: Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities produces promotional film on royal mummy procession
Archaeology

Video: Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities produces promotional film on royal mummy procession

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has produced a film on the long-awaited April 3 transfer of 22 royal mummies…
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities announces major new discoveries in Luxor
Archaeology

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities announces major new discoveries in Luxor

Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anani announced that two major archaeological discoveries in Luxor have been made, with further…
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