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Egypt's minister of antiquities, Dr. Khāled al-`Anānī inaugurated the reopening of Al-Zāher Baibārs Mosque after the rehabilitation works who had started in 2007, but were stopped in 2010 when the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) archaeological committee supervising the work realized that the...
There is no doubt that the relics of any nation are an indicator of the level of civilization and the various cultures that intertwined within it. In Egypt different civilizations amalgamated, which explains why she has been called “Ūmm al-Dūniya”, the Mother Of The World. Here, different...
A report by Al-Misrīyūn stated that the idea of ​​the Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World) dates back to 1869, when French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi designed a miniature of a statue representing a woman with a torch and presented it to Khedive Ismā‘īl Pasha. The statue was...
Egypt's Minister of Culture, Helmī al-Namnam said that the National Center for Translation, alongside the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, which is one of the most important cultural institutions in Egypt and in the Arab World, was established 20 years ago. He said that he was “pleased of the presence of a...
Israeli newspapers revealed the discovery of a rare amulet bearing the name of the Egyptian ruler Thutmose III, Pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty who reigned from 1479 – 1425 BCE. The amulet was discovered at the Temple Mount Sifting Project located in Jerusalem.
Sotheby's auction house is organizing its most comprehensive series of exhibitions and sales, which deal with the history of Middle Eastern art through five sales ranging from the contemporary to the ancient. These auctions will complement a series of seminars and lectures by leading scholars from...
The medieval Darb al-Ahmar, or Red Road, gives its name to the neighborhood. Throughout history its squares witnessed assassinations and power struggles, of which the latest was in 1805, when Muhammad `Ali tricked the Mamlūks into staging a coup before slaughtering them; the street ran red with...
The newly released second part of the book “Ancient Egypt… Ruling System and Community Activities” by Dr. Muhammad Sāleh, previous Director of the Egyptian Museum, from the Cultural and Natural Heritage Center.
Background:This recording is of a press conference with Dr. Zāhī Ḥāwās, the-then Chief Inspector of the Giza Pyramid Plateau. He speaks about recent excavations the difficulties with promoting tourism and at the same time preserving historic sites and the future of the Giza plateau.
Side A:Dr. Zāhī...
Background: This recording is divided into two parts. The first part is mainly about the revival of the Ancient Library of the Alexandria Project, how the idea has started, the varying project phases, funds, the role of the UNESCO and the main features of the new Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The second...

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