Tourism and Archeology

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  • New archaeological find unearthed in Elkab desert in Edfu

    Date: 2018-06-13 10:24:29 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:24 - ID:7442322

    CAIRO, June 13 (MENA) - The Egyptian-American archaeological mission uncovered a site that was used as a quarry during different dynastic periods of ancient Egypt, the Antiquities Ministry said Wednesday. The site was unearthed during Elkab ....

  • Luxor hosts 12th International Congress of Egyptologists next year

    Date: 2018-06-13 10:18:36 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:22 - ID:7442267

    CAIRO, June 13 (MENA) - The Antiquities Ministry announced that Luxor will host the XIIth International Congress of Egyptologists from November 9 to 14, 2019. The event, to be held under the aegis of the Egyptian prime minister, is organized by ....

  • Minister of Antiquities: 1st phase of GEM to be inaugurated during Q1 of 2019, 2 last Cairo

    Date: 2018-06-10 11:06:28 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:24 - ID:7437875

    Investment Minister Sahar Nasr also spoke to the gathering. She said that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi had directed that full support be offered to complete the project, to which the Armed Forces Engineering Authority greatly contributed. Nasr ....

  • Minister of Antiquities: 1st phase of GEM to be inaugurated during Q1 of 2019

    Date: 2018-06-10 10:52:18 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:20 - ID:7437811

    GIZA, June 10 (MENA) - With 50,000 artifacts niched, the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) is set to become the world's biggest museum of ancient Egyptian civilization, said Minister of Antiquities Khaled el Anani Sunday. The first phase of the GEM ....

  • 4,400 Tutankhamun antiquities moved to GEM -- minister

    Date: 2018-06-10 10:48:35 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:19 - ID:7437843

    GIZA, Egypt, June 10 (MENA) - As many as 4,400 antiquities of the Tutankhamun collection have been moved to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), said Antiquities Minister Khaled Anani on Sunday. A total of 5,000 Tutankhamun artifacts had been planned ....

  • German-designed GEM logo reflects museum's geometric structure

    Date: 2018-06-10 10:33:26 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:17 - ID:7437840

    GIZA, Egypt, June 10 (MENA) - Tareq Tawfiq, the supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project, said the new logo of the museum will help in launching a large-scale promotion campaign inside and outside Egypt. The logo was forged by a German ....

  • Press conf. to be held Sunday to announce details of GEM operation

    Date: 2018-06-09 16:01:07 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:45 - ID:7437089

    CAIRO, June 9 (MENA) - A press conference will be held Sunday to announce the start of pre-qualification for the management and operation of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) services. The conference will be held at the museum's headquarters at El ....

  • Egypt’s envoy, Serbian Patriarch review efforts of reviving route of Holy Family’s journey

    Date: 2018-06-09 14:27:32 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:38 - ID:7436902

    CAIRO, June 9 (MENA) – Egyptian Ambassador in Belgrade Amr el Guwaili reviewed with Serbian Patriarch Irinej efforts that Cairo has been undertaking to revive the route of the Holy Family's journey to Egypt as a main pilgrimage destination for ....

  • Antiquities Ministry to reveal logo of GEM Sunday

    Date: 2018-06-08 15:17:35 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:31 - ID:7435857

    CAIRO, June 8 (MENA) - The Antiquities Ministry, in cooperation with the Investment and International Cooperation Ministry and the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, will announce in a press conference on Sunday the launching of the preliminary ....

  • 9 restored artifacts placed at Egyptian Museum warehouses - ministry

    Date: 2018-06-07 13:26:20 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:40 - ID:7434512

    CAIRO, June 7 (MENA) - The Antiquities Ministry placed the nine artifacts that were restored from France at the warehouses of the Egyptian Museum, a ministry official said Thursday. The nine pieces, including a painting of a wood-made pharaonic ....

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