Tourism and Archeology

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  • Antiquities ministry denies hiring UAE company to run Pyramids show

    Date: 2018-01-16 16:19:16 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:83 - ID:7194400

    CAIRO, Jan 16 (MENA) - A senior Antiquities Ministry official denied on Tuesday media reports about assigning a UAE company to run the sound and light show at the Pyramids plateau for 20 years. In a statement, Mohamed Esmail, the secretary general ....

  • Ramses II statue to be transferred to Grand Egyptian Museum's main gallery

    Date: 2018-01-16 14:58:07 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:77 - ID:7194296

    CAIRO, Jan 16 (MENA) - Antiquities Minister Khaled al Anani announced on Tuesday that the Ramses II statue will be transferred from its current place in the Grand Egyptian Museum to the grand gallery at main entrance of the museum on Thursday, ....

  • New tourism min. reviews ministry’s plans, underlines tourism's role in supporting countries’ economy

    Date: 2018-01-15 15:04:53 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:77 - ID:7192437

    CAIRO, Jan 15 (MENA) – New Tourism Minister Rania el Mashat reviewed on Monday with deputy Tourism Minister Adla Ragab the ministry’s current plans and challenges. In a press release, the ministry said that Mashat underlined the importance of the ....

  • Antiquities Ministry announces changing pyramids visiting hours

    Date: 2018-01-15 13:03:59 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:50 - ID:7192053

    GIZA, Egypt, Jan 15 (MENA) - The pyramids plateau began Monday receiving Egyptian and foreign visitors from 7:00 am instead of 8:00 am till 5:00 pm, in accordance with the recent decision of the board of directors of the Supreme Council of ....

  • Mashat stresses imp. of team work in tourism sector

    Date: 2018-01-15 09:19:01 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:17 - ID:7191326

    CAIRO, Jan 15 (MENA) - New Tourism Minister Rania el Mashat has stressed the importance of team work to render the travel system in Egypt successful. On her first day in office, Mashat said she would hold meetings with tourism investors in the ....

  • Antiquities min.: Revenues of visits to Nefertari tomb reached EGP 18 mln in one year

    Date: 2018-01-14 20:26:23 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:79 - ID:7190850

    CAIRO, Jan 14 (MENA) – Antiquities Minister Khaled al Anani announced that the revenues of the visits to Nefertari tomb reached about 18 million pounds in one year. In statements during celebrating Archaeologists Day, the minister added that the ....

  • Antiquities Ministry: GEM receives 4,266 artifacts belonging to Tut Ankh Amoun

    Date: 2018-01-14 15:37:47 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:60 - ID:7190440

    CAIRO, Jan 14 (MENA) - The Antiquities Ministry said Sunday that 4,266 artifacts belonging to King Tut Ankh Amon were transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) till now. The transferred antiquities to the museum reached so far 42,755 ones so ....

  • Ancient relief of King Ramesses II discovered in Sharqia

    Date: 2018-01-12 17:39:05 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:60 - ID:7187705

    ZAQAZIQ, Egypt, Jan 12 (MENA) - An Egyptian archaeological mission uncovered a milestone relief of King Ramesses II at San Al-Hagar archaeological site in Sharqia, east of Cairo. The pink-granite relief was discovered during ongoing renovation ....

  • SCA documents 22 new incons in several churches

    Date: 2018-01-11 14:06:17 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:48 - ID:7185670

    CAIRO, Jan 11 (MENA) - The board of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) agreed during its recent session to document 10 icons from Anba Maqar church at Atris village in Imaba area, Giza governorate, in the antiquities book of the ....

  • Antiquities ministry unveils new archaeological discovery in Aswan

    Date: 2018-01-11 10:35:20 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:21 - ID:7185155

    CAIRO, Jan 11 (MENA) - An Egyptian-US archaeological mission has unveiled a new archaeological discovery at Tell Edfu area in Aswan, the Antiquities Ministry said on Thursday. The mission unearthed an ancient administrative complex dating back to ....

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