Tourism and Archeology

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  • Sandstone sarcophagus with mummy uncovered in tomb in Aswan's West Shore

    Date: 2018-09-18 17:49:19 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:77 - ID:7581470

    CAIRO, Sept 18 (MENA) - An Egyptian archaeological mission working at the Mausoleum of Aga Khan in Aswan's West Shore has discovered a sandstone sarcophagus along with a mummy wrapped in linen inside a tomb that dates back to the Late Period of ....

  • US delegation visits Tuna el Gebel archaeological site

    Date: 2018-09-18 14:57:20 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:69 - ID:7581724

    EL MINYA, Egypt, Sept 18 (MENA) - A US delegation has visited Tuna el-Gebel archaeological site for the first time in the current tourist session in Mallawi city in El Minya governorate, Minya Governor Qassem Hussein said on Tuesday. The ....

  • EgyptAir to host AACO's 83rd executive committee meeting

    Date: 2018-09-17 12:18:13 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:32 - ID:7579700

    CAIRO, Sept 17 (MENA) - Chairman of EgyptAir Holding Company Ahmed Adel stressed that the participation of the national carrier in all the meetings and important events organized by the Arab Air Carriers' Organization (AACO) comes out of its active ....

  • Mini statue of Sphinx dates back to Ptolemaic Egypt, says archaeologist

    Date: 2018-09-16 13:33:32 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:49 - ID:7578465

    ASWAN, Sept 16 (MENA) - A mini statue of Sphinx that was found at Kom Ombo Temple in Aswan dates back to the era of Ptolemaic Egypt, an archaeologist said Sunday. The statue is made of sandstone and is currently being examined by an ....

  • Sphinx statue discovered at Kom Ombo Temple

    Date: 2018-09-16 11:51:59 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:39 - ID:7578176

    CAIRO, Sept 16 (MENA) - An Egyptian archaeological team working to reduce the level of groundwater at Kom Ombo Temple in Aswan has unearthed a statue of Sphinx made of sandstone. The statue likely dates back to the era of Ptolemaic Egypt, said ....

  • Germany's TUI to operate for 1st time direct flights to Luxor as of Nov.

    Date: 2018-09-16 08:32:42 GMT - Germany - Tourism and Archeology - SN:16 - ID:7577807

    BERLIN, Sept 16 (MENA) - Egyptian Ambassador to Germany Badr Abdel Ati hailed Germany's TUI - the world's number one tourism company - for its plans to launch for the first time direct flights to the Upper Egypt governorate of Luxor as of ....

  • San El Hagar archaeological site to be developed into open museum -- min.

    Date: 2018-09-15 14:51:45 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:32 - ID:7577221

    ZAGAZIG, Egypt, Sept 15 (MENA) - Minister of Antiquities Khaled El Enany said that San El Hagar archaeological site in Sharqia governorate is currently being developed into an open museum to put it on the local and global tourist map due to the site ....

  • Egypt 'Africa's most visited tourist destination by Chinese' - Chinese tourists network

    Date: 2018-09-14 11:43:45 GMT - China - Tourism and Archeology - SN:25 - ID:7575853

    BEIJING, Sept 14 (MENA) - Egypt ranks first as the most visited tourist destination in Africa by Chinese tourists, according to the Chinese tourists network. In its report on Friday, the network said that Egypt followed by Mauritius, Kenya, ....

  • Egypt, Netherlands discuss boosting cooperation in archaeological domain

    Date: 2018-09-13 19:18:44 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:74 - ID:7575255

    CAIRO, Sept 13 (MENA) – Minister of Antiquities Khaled el Anani discussed Thursday with Dutch Ambassador to Egypt Laurens Westhoff boosting joint cooperation in the field of archaeology. The meeting tackled the joint training program between the ....

  • Government gives top priority to offering highest safety, quality measures to tourists- minister

    Date: 2018-09-12 21:49:18 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:78 - ID:7573913

    CAIRO, Sept 12 (MENA) – Minister of Tourism Rania el Mashat said Wednesday the government is keen and gives top priority to applying highest safety and quality standards to tourists. Speaking to foreign news agencies, el Mashat attributed the ....

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