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  • Opera Aida wraps up in Luxor's Hatshepsut Temple

    Opera Aida wraps up in Luxor's Hatshepsut Temple

    Date: 2019-10-29 08:34:00 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:4 - ID:8165478

    The two-day Opera Aida shows concluded Monday night at the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Western Luxor's Deir el-Bahari. The shows attracted a galaxy of world artists, dignitaries, Arab and European leaders, ambassadors and princesses along ....

  • Tomb dating back to Ptolemaic era found in Sohag

    Tomb dating back to Ptolemaic era found in Sohag

    Date: 2019-04-05 23:15:48 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:11 - ID:7883669

    Antiquities Minister Khaled Anani announced on Friday the discovery of a tomb dating back to the Ptolemaic era in Ad Dababat district in Akhmim city of Sohag, south of Cairo. In the presence of 40 ambassadors and MPs, Anani said that the tomb ....

  • Ministers, African ambassadors tour Aswan's Abu Simbel temple

    Ministers, African ambassadors tour Aswan's Abu Simbel temple

    Date: 2019-02-21 20:08:00 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:5 - ID:7815766

    Several ministers and African ambassadors toured on Thursday Abu Simbel Temple in Egypt's Upper Egyptian governorate of Aswan. Minister of Tourism Rania el Mashat, Minister of Antiquities Khaled el Anani, Minister of Communications Amr Talaat, ....

  • Egypt to restore gilded coffin of Nedjemankh from US

    Egypt to restore gilded coffin of Nedjemankh from US

    Date: 2019-02-16 18:50:09 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:3 - ID:7807679

    Egypt will be able to restore a first-century BC gilded coffin from the US after it was proven that the archaeological piece was smuggled outside Egypt in the 1970s, the Antiquities Ministry said on Saturday. In a press statement, the ministry ....

  • Egypt participates in Belgrade film festival with two movies

    Egypt participates in Belgrade film festival with two movies

    Date: 2019-01-13 17:22:50 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:4 - ID:7755473

    Egypt's Ambassador to Serbia Amr el Guweili said Egypt will participate next month with two movies in the Belgrade film festival (FEST), the largest in the Balkan region. The two films are Turab el Mass (Or the diamond dust), a thriller released ....

  • APA orders investigating incident on showing image of artifacts at Sohag museum

    APA orders investigating incident on showing image of artifacts at Sohag museum

    Date: 2019-01-13 17:03:36 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:3 - ID:7755455

    Head of the Administrative Prosecution Authority (APA) Amany el Rafie on Sunday ordered referring an incident involving images of artifacts circulated on some news sites and social media platforms to the prosecution's investigation authorities in ....

  • Egyptian archaeologists discover Romanian clay coffins in Damietta

    Egyptian archaeologists discover Romanian clay coffins in Damietta

    Date: 2018-12-30 18:16:15 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:6 - ID:7736893

    An archaeological team of the Ministry of Antiquities has discovered a group of cylindrical clay coffins in the Delta city of Damietta. The team found the red coffins at Tel el Deir archaeological site, said Secretary General of the Supreme ....

  • 559 artifacts transferred to GEM

    559 artifacts transferred to GEM

    Date: 2018-12-28 17:39:43 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:5 - ID:7734388

    The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) on Friday received 559 artifacts dating back to the Old and New Kingdoms of Egypt. About twelve ancient pieces were moved from Khufu Ship in Giza's Pyramids, while the remaining 547 artifacts were brought from the ....

  • Tomb of Fifth Dynasty royal priest unearthed in Saqqara - minister

    Tomb of Fifth Dynasty royal priest unearthed in Saqqara - minister

    Date: 2018-12-15 16:53:28 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:1 - ID:7716162

    Antiquities Minister Khaled el Anany said that an Egyptian archaeological mission has discovered a tomb belonging to a Fifth Dynasty royal priest in Giza's Saqqara. The tomb belongs to a royal priest named “Wahtye” from the reign of King Nefer ....

  • Actor Mahmoud Qala'awy dies at 79

    Actor Mahmoud Qala'awy dies at 79

    Date: 2018-12-11 07:49:32 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:3 - ID:7709175

    Renowned actor Mahmoud el Qala'awy died on Monday at the age of 79 after a long illness. The funeral will be held on Tuesday at Omar bin Abdel-Aziz Mosque in Heliopolis of Cairo, said a source of the Theatrical Professions Syndicate. Kalaawy ....

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