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Tombs of workmen found near Pyramid

Egyptian archaeologists unearthed a number of tombs that belong to builders of Khufu’s pyramid.

Egypt’s First Revolution Museum to come up on Zamalek Island

Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni approved the Supreme Council of Antiquities’ (SCA) request to build a museum to commemorate the Egyptian revolution of July 1953.

New discovery will be top highlight at underwater museum

On December 17, Egypt’s Culture Minister, Farouk Hosni, and the secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), Dr.

Discoveries at Naqlun

A mission from the Polish Center of the Mediterranean Archaeology of Warsaw University unearthed a decorated clay vessel from a room in the Deir Malak Gubrail monastery in Naqlun, a site in Fayoum.

Media flurry demonizes Egyptian culture minister

Egyptian reviews and numerous opinions have been expressed in newspapers throughout Egypt about the recent defeat of Culture Minister Farouk Hosni.

A clash of civilizations at UNESCO

The Egyptian press slammed the defeat of Culture Minister Farouk Hosni who aspired to become the head of UNESCO. Like proof of a clash of civilizations, Cairo struggled to mend its bruised image.

Do mummies sweat?

Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni has said the tomb of Haremhab, in the Valley of the King’s on Luxor’s West Bank, has been reopened following the installation of the state-of-the-art equipme

Necropolis found in Faiyum village

An ancient necropolis consisting of 53 rock-cut tombs dating back to the Middle (ca. 2061-1786 BC) and New (ca. 1569-1081 BC) Kingdoms and the 22nd Dynasty (ca.

Japanese mission reveals what lies beneath Egypt sand

During routine excavations at northwest Saqqara, an archaeological mission from Japan’s Waseda University discovered a previously unknown tomb dating to the 19th Dynasty.

Lebanese antiquities smuggler nabbed in Egypt

Egypt's Interpol apprehended antiquities trader Ali Aboutaam last week, said Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni. Aboutaam was accused of smuggling Egyptian antiquities out of the country.

Giza Plateau facelift

On August 11, the Egyptian Culture Minister Farouk Hosni inaugurated the first phase of the site management project for the Giza Plateau which includes the installation of electronic entrance gates, t

Tutankhamun’s baby mummies analyzed

In collaboration with the Cairo University ‘s Faculty of Medicine, the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) began a scientific project to analyze two mummified fetuses which have been kept in the un

Cleopatra’s tomb NOT found

At the archaeological site of Taposiris Magna in Abusir, 45 kilometers north of Alexandria in Egypt, a bronze statue of the goddess Aphrodite, a headless Ptolemaic royal statue, an alabaster head of Queen Cleopatra and a mask thought to be of her lover Mark Anthony have been discovered by an Egyptian-Dominican team headed by Dr.

Botched smuggling of ancient artifacts

CAIRO, EGYPT (ETN) - H.E. Farouk Hosni, Egypt's Minister of Culture, announced last that the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) stopped in the last hour the sale of two ancient Egyptian objects in London and Holland, in an attempt to save Egypt’s illegally smuggled heritage.