Sunday,16 December, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1422, (13 - 19 December 2018)
Sunday,16 December, 2018
Issue 1422, (13 - 19 December 2018)

Ahram Weekly

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Dec 11 2018 10:52PM

Danish photographer Andreas Hvid caused controversy this week by uploading a video apparently showing a naked climb of the Great Pyramid, reports Nevine El-Aref


Dec 4 2018 10:11PM

The Aragoz puppet show, Egypt’s oldest and most beloved form of theatre, has been placed on UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding, writes Nevine El-Aref 

Nov 27 2018 9:17PM

The intact mummy of an 18th-Dynasty woman and the tomb of the overseer of the Mut Temple are among this week’s new discoveries in Luxor, reports Nevine El-Aref


Nov 21 2018 9:11AM

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is celebrating its 116th anniversary with a comprehensive redesign, writes Nevine El-Aref


Nov 13 2018 10:53PM

Dozens of mummified cats and meticulously mummified scarab beetles are the latest discoveries to be made at the Saqqara Necropolis, reports Nevine El-Aref 

Nov 13 2018 11:02PM

Restoration work at the Al-Tunbagha Al-Maridani Mosque in Cairo has started after years of negligence, reports Nevine El-Aref


Oct 30 2018 10:57PM

Restoration work on the Al-Zaher Baybars Mosque in Cairo has resumed after a seven-year hiatus, reports Nevine El-Aref

Oct 23 2018 9:45PM

Abu Simbel’s solar alignment this week coincided with the 50th anniversary of the salvage and relocation of its temples. Nevine El-Aref joined the celebration

Oct 16 2018 11:42PM

Muslims and Christians will be praying together this Friday at St Catherine’s Monastery in Sinai, reports Nevine El-Aref


Oct 9 2018 9:23PM

The ancient village of Shali in the Siwa Oasis is to be preserved for future generations to learn from and enjoy, reports Nevine El-Aref


Sep 25 2018 8:28PM

The legendary Baron Empain’s Palace in Heliopolis is to open to the public next year after its completed restoration, reports Nevine El-Aref 

Sep 25 2018 8:26PM

The Ministry of Antiquities has launched a new policy to make the country’s museums more attractive to all Egyptians, writes Nevine El-Aref

Sep 19 2018 12:28AM

The first phase of converting the ancient site of San Al-Hagar in the Delta into an open-air museum of ancient Egyptian art has been completed, reports Nevine El-Aref

Sep 11 2018 8:31PM

Archaeological highlights this week included the inspection of the tomb of Djoser and the opening of the tombs of Old Kingdom officials Mehu and Ti at Saqqara, reports Nevine El-Aref


Aug 28 2018 11:20PM

Nevine El-Aref sums up a week of Ministry of Culture activities

Aug 14 2018 9:50PM

Stretching from the River Nile to the Salaheddin Citadel, the Magra Al-Oyoun Aqueduct has many stories to tell, many of them highlighted in its current development, writes Nevine El-Aref 

Aug 14 2018 9:45PM

The long-awaited Sohag National Museum was finally inaugurated by President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi this week, reports Nevine El-Aref 

Aug 14 2018 9:40PM

The Ministry of Antiquities has announced plans to begin excavation work at the Meir Necropolis in Assiut, reports Nevine El-Aref

Aug 7 2018 7:26PM

The Sohag National Museum in Upper Egypt is set to open in the next few days after a wait of almost three decades, reports Nevine El-Aref 

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