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  • Antiquities min. opens Sun Cult Complex in Luxor

    Date: 2015-02-24 18:53:42 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:65 - ID:2036501

    Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el Damaty opened on Tuesday the Complex of the Sun Cult at Deir el-Bahari temple in Luxor. The inauguration ceremony came after the Egyptian-Polish archaeological mission finished the restoration process of the ....

  • Sun illuminates Ramses II statute

    Date: 2015-02-22 07:46:13 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:5 - ID:2016197

    Sun illuminated on Sunday the inner statues of Abu Simbel Temple in Aswan, a rare phenomenon that drew 2,000 of tourists and Egyptians. The unique astronomical phenomenon, which occurs twice a year, took place at 6:22 am and lasted for 20 ....

  • Sun will be perpendicular on Ramses II Sunday

    Date: 2015-02-21 11:35:56 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:31 - ID:2012229

    The General Director of Aswan's Antiquities and Egyptologist Ahmed Saleh said that the sun rays will be perpendicular Sunday on the statue of Ramses II which was built in 1275 BC. Saleh underlined that this phenomenon takes place two times ....

  • Culture min. receives North Korean amb. to Egypt

    Date: 2015-02-18 12:30:37 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:20 - ID:1992949

    Culture Minister Gaber Asfour received on Tuesday night North Korean ambassador in Cairo at the headquarters of the Supreme Council of Culture. The meeting was attended by Acting Head of Foreign Cultural Relations Sector Sabri Saeed. The talks ....

  • Antiquities minister denies reports on using laser to fix damage caused to Tut statue

    Date: 2015-02-17 17:32:20 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:94 - ID:1988005

    Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el Damati has dismissed news about using laser applications to remove the epoxy used in gluing the beard of Tutankhamen statue. A scientific committee has been formed to suggest best ways to fix the damage caused to ....

  • Egypt guest of honor of Fespaco film festival

    Date: 2015-02-03 06:19:24 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:2 - ID:1882525

    Head of the Pan-African Cinema and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (Fespaco) Désiré Ouedraogo said he was glad that Egypt will be the guest of honor of the next round of the festival due to be held on February 28 to March 7 in Burkina Faso. In ....

  • Culture Ministry suspends artistic activities for 2 days over Faten Hamama's death

    Date: 2015-01-18 10:36:32 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:17 - ID:1766177

    Culture Minister Gaber Asfour decided to suspend all artistic activities in all sectors in mourning of Egypt film icon Faten Hamama's death. Hamama's fine art is entrenched in the history of Egyptian and Arab cinema, the ministry said in a ....

  • Japanese PM's spouse hails ancient Egyptian civilization

    Date: 2015-01-17 11:19:49 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:27 - ID:1760525

    The Japanese prime minister's spouse hailed the ancient Egyptian civilization and all the contents of the Egyptian Museum. The Japanese prime minister's spouse was keen to inspect the most important halls of the museum and the ancient Egyptian ....

  • Tomb of once-anonymous Pharaonic queen unearthed in Alex.

    Date: 2015-01-04 12:58:51 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:34 - ID:1671509

    A Czech expedition mission discovered a tomb of an Ancient Egypt queen who had never been known to archaeologists in Alexandria's Abusir city. The tomb of Queen Khentkaus III, from the Fifth Dynasty of Pharaonic Egypt, has been unearthed in the ....

  • Culture Ministry requests removal of Champollion statue located at Coll├Ęge de France

    Date: 2014-12-17 08:44:31 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:10 - ID:1554561

    The Culture Ministry in Egypt has contacted the French authorities, requesting that a statue of Champollion standing with his left foot on a Pharaonic head be removed. The statue is located in the main courtyard of the Collège de ....

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