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  • Remains of ancient city unearthed in Behaira

    Date: 2014-06-30 10:23:10 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:35 - ID:804717

    An archaeological team has detected remains of an ancient city dating back to the Roman era, said Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh el-Damati. The city is located about 25 kilometers south of Rosetta, Behaira province, Damati added. The city was ....

  • Opera House to host Ramadan evenings

    Date: 2014-06-28 09:09:06 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:25 - ID:801773

    The Cairo Opera House will host cultural evenings in the holy month of Ramadan. The events will include seminars on the moderate teachings of Islam. Culture Minister Gaber Asfour had agreed with President of the Cairo Opera House Enas ....

  • 24 smuggled artifacts returned from Germany

    Date: 2014-06-28 08:30:44 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:12 - ID:801694

    Egypt has restored 24 smuggled artifacts from Germany. Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty returned home Friday from Germany with the artifacts, . The smuggled artifacts were donated to the Museum of the German University of Leipzig and ....

  • Egypt to restore 24 artifacts from Germany

    Date: 2014-06-26 12:53:19 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:11 - ID:799235

    Egypt is due to restore 24 stolen artifacts from Germany on Friday. Antiquities Minister Mamdouh El Damaty said a German museum decided to bring back the pieces after knowing that they were stolen from Egypt. ....

  • 1st stage of restoration project to Pyramids area to end next week - minister

    Date: 2014-06-23 12:36:50 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:66 - ID:793458

    Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty said that the first stage of the restoration project of the Pyramids archaeological area will end next week. The project includes restoring of the roads within the archaeological area and providing it with ....

  • Tourism, antiquity ministers inspect renovation works at Giza pyramids plateau

    Date: 2014-06-23 10:30:02 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:38 - ID:792902

    Minister of Tourism Hisham Za'azou and Minister of Antiquities Hisham Al-Damati on Monday inspected the renovation works at Giza pyramids plateau. The development works of the Giza pyramids area were carried out by the Tourism Ministry in ....

  • American woman returns Pharaonic artifacts to Egyptian embassy in Washington

    Date: 2014-06-18 07:33:30 GMT - USA - Culture - SN:16 - ID:784126

    An American woman brought back a number of Pharaonic artifacts to the Egyptian Embassy here in a gesture that signals growing awareness of American people of the importance of preserving the Egyptian heritage. Deborah Lehr, who acts as president ....

  • Archeological plan of action to return to normal: minister

    Date: 2014-06-18 06:31:47 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:1 - ID:783991

    Antiquities and Heritage Minister Mamdouh el-Damati has said that his ministry will work on a strong return of the 'archaeological plan of action to protect antiquities and historical sights against any violations. "Strenuous efforts will be ....

  • Egyptian expatriates honor Mostafa Kamel for nationalist song

    Date: 2014-06-17 11:37:02 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:12 - ID:782767

    Egyptian expatriates abroad will organize a ceremony on Thursday honoring the head of the musicians syndicate Mostafa Kamel, the composer and writer of "Teslam el-Ayady" or (bless your hands) song that was broadcast during the June 30 ....

  • Egypt, Hungary probe restitution of 3 artifacts

    Date: 2014-06-15 12:59:13 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:27 - ID:779174

    Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim discussed with Hungarian Ambassador here Peter Kveck the possibility of retrieving three Egyptian artifacts displayed at the Hungarian National Museum through diplomatic channels. The three relics were ....

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