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  • Archaeological gate of king Senusret I to be transferred to Grand Egyptian Museum

    Date: 2015-04-06 09:53:29 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:9 - ID:2321541

    The archaeological gate of king Senusret I will be transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum. The decision was made during the meeting of the board of directors of the Egyptian Grand Museum under Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el Damaty. All ....

  • Culture minister opens theater festival

    Date: 2015-03-28 08:03:49 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:9 - ID:2259453

    Culture Minister Abdel Wahed el Nabawy and actor Mohamed Sobhy inaugurated the third edition of AfaQ Theater Festival on Friday night on the occasion of the World Theater Day. A documentary on the festival's previous editions was played at the ....

  • Ancient tomb unearthed in Luxor

    Date: 2015-03-10 17:34:38 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:43 - ID:2133621

    Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Damaty on Tuesday said that a new archaeological tomb was discovered in Luxor. The tomb dates back to the ancient Egypt's eleventh dynasty and was discovered by a US archaeological team in cooperation with the ....

  • Antiquities ministry to showcase 15 pieces of archaeological replicas during Sharm economic conf.

    Date: 2015-03-09 10:44:20 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:23 - ID:2121529

    The Antiquities Ministry will take part in Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC), which will be held in Sharm el Sheikh on Friday. The ministry will showcase 15 pieces of archaeological replicas, which stimulate the most important ....

  • Bottom part of statue found in Sohag -- Minister

    Date: 2015-03-04 12:49:25 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:45 - ID:2089201

    The bottom part of an archaeological limestone statue of a woman has been found on the western border of Akhmim city in Sohag, Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el Damati said Wednesday. The part of the statue was seized by tourism police, Damati ....

  • Tourist delegation visits museum of Egyptian civilization

    Date: 2015-03-03 18:14:30 GMT - Egypt - Culture - SN:80 - ID:2084049

    A delegation of tourism experts and tour guides Tuesday visited the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat. The visit aimed at promoting the museum at the local and international levels, said Motaz el Hosseini, the media official at ....

  • 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 ....

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