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The renovations involved architectural and structural work, as antiquities affected by a rise in the level of groundwater were repaired as part of an integrated project
The celebration included issuing postcards with photos of the temple, as well as organising three lectures for students about the rescue process
Egyptian ambassador in London condemns the sale, calling it “unethical”
Ministry of Antiquities intensifying efforts to prevent smuggling and subsequent sale of artefacts abroad
The Ministry of Antiquities launched the excavation following reports of looting
AFTE to provide legal aid to students
The Ministry of Antiquities halted the completion of an exhaustive restoration of archaeological sanctuaries due to a lack of financing and a proliferation of street vendors over the past three years.
The replica is intended to help with preserving the original.
Conclusive evidence that revolutionary pharaoh Akhenaten shared power with his father.
The museum’s collection is going to be evacuated immediately after a forensic inspection
Antiquities ministry is looking into ways to better protect archaeological sites
The group intends to gather 30,000 petition forms and will five a presser with their final numbers at the end of next week
Several antiquities looted and damaged during the 2011 uprising are being exhibited after being restored to their former glory
Ministry of Antiquities cooperates with all concerned parties to return stolen artefacts
Ibrahim said that the Ministry’s revenues decreased by 35% from EGP 1.273bn during the 2009-2010 fiscal year to EGP 772m during the 2010-2011 fiscal year.
More still missing from Mallawi museum
UNESCO’s Irina Bokova issues a statement about the looting and destruction of significant cultural sites in Egypt
After the looting of the Mallawi museum the ministry is taking steps to ensure all relevant interesting parties are aware of which objects were looted
Fire at Temple of Ra in Ancient Heliopolis, near Cairo, leaves gate inscriptions in very bad condition
The committee plans on meeting monthly to improve conditions of existing World Heritage Sites and to put forward new candidates
The ministry explained that the project would be focused on Islamic and Coptic Cairo
Ministry of Antiquities reports that a plan is being setup to secure monuments and archeological sites
Chinese teen vandal caught by Internet vigilantes
“Stop the heritage drain” campaign fights to preserve Egypt’s inheritance by highlighting the theft of culturally significant objects
14 black granite statues representing the goddess Sekhmet discovered
Egypt and Italy cooperate to document the history of a forgotten site, Kom Al-Ahmer
The centre will work on documenting and restoring all the artefacts received by the Grand Egyptian Museum for its opening.
The house of Ispenian was robbed during the revolution. Now it is destroyed
The iconic Egyptian Museum on Tahrir Square in Cairo was built to display the richness of Egypt’s history to the world in the form of 8,000 artifacts. It currently holds over 120,000 pieces and is slated to move to a larger, new location. The Daily News Egypt spoke to Sayed Hassan, the General Director of the Egyptian Museum, about its role as a site of national heritage, the plans for the new location, and on how he manages this institution bursting at the seams with art, science, and religious history.