Tourism and Archeology

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  • Aswan airport receives first Spanish charter flight in 9 years

    Date: 2018-07-24 20:57:58 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:100 - ID:7503563

    ASWAN, July 24 (MENA) – Aswan International Airport will receive on Friday the first direct charter flight coming from Spain in nine years, with 150 tourists on board, an official source with Aswan governorate said on Tuesday. This is the first ....

  • EGP 35 mln allocated to restore Nubia antiquities, museum - official

    Date: 2018-07-22 13:50:14 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:57 - ID:7500037

    CAIRO, July 22 (MENA) - The General Director of Nubia Fund Mahrous Saeid said that about EGP 35 million will be allocated to restoring Nubia's antiquities and museum. Up to EGP 25 million will be allocated to retrieving El Sibo and Amada regions ....

  • Miss Arab USA says proud to visit Egypt

    Date: 2018-07-21 22:38:48 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:69 - ID:7499322

    SHARM EL SHEIKH, July 21 (MENA) - Miss Arab USA Baian Taleb in 2016 and 2017 expressed her overwhelming happiness over her visit to Egypt, particularly Sharm El Sheikh city. These remarks came during Taleb's partaking in the International ....

  • SCA denies rumors about liquid, skeleton found inside Alex. coffin

    Date: 2018-07-21 15:37:35 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:46 - ID:7498925

    CAIRO, July 21 (MENA) - Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) Moustafa Waziri denied rumors about a liquid and the identity of skeletons found inside a coffin in Alexandria. The site where the coffin was discovered is not ....

  • SCA: lid of ancient sarcophagus found in Alexandria weighs 8.5 tons

    Date: 2018-07-19 20:55:00 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:100 - ID:7496628

    ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, July 19 (MENA) - Secretary General of Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) Mostafa Waziri said the lid of the ancient sarcophagus found in Alexandria weighs 8.5 tons. In press statements, Waziri pointed out that the base of the ....

  • Tourism min. meets with Emaar chairman

    Date: 2018-07-19 19:27:27 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:93 - ID:7496559

    CAIRO, July 19 (MENA) - Minister of Tourism Rania el Mashat met with Chairman of Emaar Properties Mohamed Al Abbar to discuss the company's investment projects in the tourism sector in Egypt, especially in the north coast during the coming ....

  • One of mummies discovered in Alex belongs to military man - SCA head

    Date: 2018-07-19 19:01:52 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:92 - ID:7496554

    ALEXANDRIA, July 19 (MENA) – Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) Moustafa Waziri said on Thursday that one of the skeletons that were found inside a sarcophagus in Alexandria belongs to a military man. In statements at ....

  • Archeologist denies reports on replacing basalt tiles floor with asphalt at Al Moez st.

    Date: 2018-07-19 14:29:30 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:60 - ID:7495713

    CAIRO, July 19 (MENA) - Archaeologist Sameh el Zahar, a specialist in Islamic and Coptic archaeology, dismissed claims circulated on social media websites on removing basalt tiles floor at Al Moez Ldin Allah Al Fatimi Street and replacing them with ....

  • Remains of mummies, skeletons found inside sarcophagus in Alexandria

    Date: 2018-07-19 14:06:41 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:55 - ID:7496075

    ALEXANDRIA, July 19 (MENA) - Remains of mummies and three skeletons were found inside a 2,000-year-old sarcophagus that was uncovered by chance in Alexandria lately, said Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Moustafa Waziri on ....

  • Operations to open lid of Alexandria sarcophagus kick off

    Date: 2018-07-19 11:07:28 GMT - Egypt - Tourism and Archeology - SN:25 - ID:7495553

    ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, July 19 (MENA) - Operations for removing the lid of the large black granite sarcophagus that has been discovered at a the 2000-year-old Ptolemaic tomb in Alexandria kicked off early Thursday. The archaeological tomb and the ....

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