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Coins date back to Greco-roman era and Muhammad Ali Pasha era
The late director passed away after suffering a heart attack
“The music, the dance, and the fashion of the Middle East are warm, sophisticated, and intensely exotic,” says band founder
The centre includes an open theatre that can accommodate 2500 individuals, located behind the Aswan Reservoir
The manuscript is one of the rarest documentations of the era
The excavation took place on land personally belonging to a civilian who was caught digging deep in search of blocks.
Exhibition launched by UNHCR targets opening a gate for 22 artists from five countries to step into the art world in Egypt
The blocks include a giant mud brick with engravings dating back to the New Kingdom. The mission is directed by the Ministry of Antiquities, the Georg Steindorff Egyptian Museum of the University of Leipzig, and the Applied Sciences Mainz University.
The inscriptions of Egypt’s most famous wars cover the walls of various temples including Karnak and Luxor, says researcher
Among the transferals, three giant pink granite pieces belong to the head of a statue that depicts the goddess Hathor, along with a huge red granite statue featuring a lion.
95% of the palace’s renovation was completed with a budget of over EGP 100m
“The three coffins date back to the 18th Dynasty, and are in a good condition of preservation,” said Mostafa Waziri, secretary-general of the ministry’s Supreme Council of Antiquities.
The event witnessed joining the global movement “Go Blue for every child” by turning the Great Pyramid, the Pyramid of Khufu, a wonder of the Ancient and the Modern times, into blue as a symbolic stand for child rights.
This imitative is all about developing skills of girls to empower them in the society, especially for those in villages, says UNICEF Representative in Egypt
This is the kind of support that arts need. It’s a collective effort, and the outcome has been amazing, says Art D’Égypte executive director
The show is planned to be screened in 2020, under the name of Ahlan Simsim (Welcome Sesame). The planned input is to tackle the main issues facing displaced children in their daily life, as well as educational content.
The five-day independent festival was dedicated to celebrate 1st anniversary of UNESCO’s recognition of Al-Aragoz, commemorating late veteran puppeteers
A Tale to Tell is an exhibition about the generations who were born and raised before the internet, says Ezzat
The discovery included the world’s biggest unearthed scarab, hundreds of diversified animal statues
4 Cairo finalists selected, joining a regional cohort of 11 startups
When you see the fingerprints of ancient coffin makers, you feel connected to those people more as humans, not just their skills, says researcher
The celebration was attended by the Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anany and the Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram, along with 40 foreign ambassadors and public figures.
The material from our discovery of the Roman catacomb at Saqqara suggests that Greco-Roman influence was stronger in Memphis than in contemporary Upper Egyptian culture; says mission director
Unlike the mainstream misconception, these people are not special needs, they just communicate in a different way than the rest of people do, says founder
DNA studies reject the idea that Egyptians domesticated Sacred Ibis for ritual use.
The billboard comes as a part of Spotify’s Global Cultural initiative, aiming to spread Arabic songs to people living outside the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
I believe the main deficiency we have in underwater archaeology in Egypt is the matter of showcasing the heritage we have; says Khalil
Paints market achieves EGP 15bn annual sales, this year saw 15% increase in exports, says festival head
Mercury, the smallest planet in our solar system – excluding Pluto which lost its planetary status – is a rocky, crater-ridden, atmosphere-less uninhabitable planet with temperatures ranging from 427C in the morning to -173C at night.
The origin of human urbanisation is closely linked to the discovery of cultivating cereal crops, which have been the most important part of the human diet since the earliest times to this day.