Archaeology

Egypt denies the discovery of a new ‘Sphinx’ at the pyramids

Egypt denies the discovery of a new ‘Sphinx’ at the pyramids

The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt, Mostafa Waziri, denied reports that a new “sphinx” was uncovered…
Over 1,200 tourists witness sun alignment on King Ramses II’s face at Abu Simbel

Over 1,200 tourists witness sun alignment on King Ramses II’s face at Abu Simbel

About 1,270 tourists, including 520 Egyptians, watched the sun alignment on King Ramses II’s face in Aswan’s Abu Simbel temple…
Kim Kardashian photo helps reveal mysterious theft of pharaonic sarcophagus

Kim Kardashian photo helps reveal mysterious theft of pharaonic sarcophagus

British journalist Ben Lewis revealed the unexpectedly important role played by a picture of Kim Kardashian next to a pharaonic…
Egypt concludes 1st phase of restoration project in Great Hypostyle Hall in Karnak temple

Egypt concludes 1st phase of restoration project in Great Hypostyle Hall in Karnak temple

The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Mostafa Waziri announced on Wednesday that the first phase of the restoration…
Tourism official claims tomb of Alexander the Great is in Siwa area

Tourism official claims tomb of Alexander the Great is in Siwa area

The director of the Tourism Department in Siwa Mohamed Omran announced evidence suggesting the potential discover of the tomb of…
GEM installs second shrine of King Tutankhamun

GEM installs second shrine of King Tutankhamun

The restorers and archaeologists of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), in cooperation with a national company, have completed the transfer…
Photos: Major celebration to be organized to promote Luxor tourism

Photos: Major celebration to be organized to promote Luxor tourism

A major celebration will be organized in Luxor to promote the governorate as a tourist destination, Minister of Tourism and…
Egypt prepares celebrations for opening of Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor

Egypt prepares celebrations for opening of Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor

The Tourism and Antiquities Ministry and Luxor Governorate are preparing opening activities for the upcoming Avenue of Sphinxes event in…
Belgium sends two ancient Egyptian artifacts back to Egypt

Belgium sends two ancient Egyptian artifacts back to Egypt

Belgium on Saturday sent Egypt two ancient Egyptian artifacts that had been smuggled out of the country. The recovered artifacts…
Photos: Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus now on display at Dubai Expo 2020

Photos: Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus now on display at Dubai Expo 2020

A sarcophagus belonging to ancient Egyptian priest Psamtik is now on display in Dubai as part of Egypt’s pavilion at…
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