Tag: Farouk Hosni

Tombs of workmen found near Pyramid

editor editor- January 20, 2010 08:47

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

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

editor editor- December 23, 2009 03:04

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. Read More

New discovery will be top highlight at underwater museum

editor editor- December 21, 2009 04:48

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

Discoveries at Naqlun

editor editor- December 14, 2009 06:08

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 ... Read More

Media flurry demonizes Egyptian culture minister

editor editor- October 28, 2009 08:50

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

A clash of civilizations at UNESCO

editor editor- October 2, 2009 07:09

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 ... Read More

Do mummies sweat?

editor editor- August 12, 2009 08:45

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 ... Read More

Necropolis found in Faiyum village

editor editor- April 24, 2009 10:32

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. Read More

Japanese mission reveals what lies beneath Egypt sand

editor editor- March 6, 2009 08:03

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

Lebanese antiquities smuggler nabbed in Egypt

editor editor- January 20, 2009 11:45

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. Read More

Giza Plateau facelift

editor editor- August 14, 2008 05:30

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, ... Read More

Tutankhamun’s baby mummies analyzed

editor editor- August 8, 2008 03:46

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 ... Read More

Cleopatra’s tomb NOT found

editor editor- May 29, 2008 09:46

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 ... Read More

Botched smuggling of ancient artifacts

editor editor- May 5, 2008 10:28

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 ... Read More