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On Friday 29th July, the summer school students went back in time to explore the strikingly unique and enigmatic ancient Egyptian culture. As inquisitive students, I think that we all share an interest in the past, and we were therefore curious to delve into the mysterious and majestic lives of the...
Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St Mark, has approved the official logo which will be used in banners and other publicity material for the ‘Revival of the Holy Family’s Journey in Egypt’ project, in light of the efforts made to cover the 25 sites of the path between...
The removal of the “Four Rams” from the Karnak Temple in Luxor, Upper Egypt, to Taḥrīr Square in central Cairo has continued to stir controversy in Egypt with some opposed to the step while others welcoming it.
The general coordinator for the Path of the Holy Family Project and the general manager of international relations and strategic planning at the government-affiliated Tourism Development Authority in the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, ʿĀdil al-Jindī, emphasised the importance to connect the...
Archeologist Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rayḥān, general director of research and archeological studies and scientific publications in south of Sinai, confirmed that the library in Saint Catherine’s Monastery is considered the second most important collection of manuscripts following the Vatican. In a...
In this article historian Mājid Kāmil, Senior Researcher at the Egyptian National Library and Archives, speaks about Dr. Bāhūr Labīb as one of the world leaders in Coptology. Dr. Pahor Labib [Bāhūr Labīb], one of the most famous scholars of Coptic Studies in Egypt and the world, was born on...
On Friday, Minister of Endowments Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jum’ah and Major General Arkan Harb ʿĀdil al-Ghadbān, Governor of Port Said, opened the Islamic complex in Port Fouad, after the completion of maintenance work which cost LE4. 6 million and was split between the Endowments Ministry and the Suez...
Mājid Kāmil, a senior researcher at the Egyptian National Library and Archives, said that Albert Gayet, French archaeologist, is incredibly important in the history of Coptic Studies as the one who discovered troves of Coptic textiles in the Anṣinā region in Hermopolis (al-Ashmūnīn).   
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced the closure of all museums and archaeological sites from March 23 until March 31, in order to sanitize, disinfect, and apply safety and precautionary measures. This comes in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Population and in accordance...
Egypt had the grand opening of the Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in downtown Alexandria yesterday after finishing renovations, which took two years to complete.  Dr. Khālid al-ʿAnānī, minister of Tourism and Antiquities, said that the opening of the synagogue “is a message to the world that the Egyptian...

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