Egypt unveils giant restored statue of Ramses II

/ Apr 20, 2017

Egypt unveils giant restored statue of Ramses II

Egypt has unveiled a massive granite statue of Ramses II, the most powerful and celebrated of the ancient pharaohs, after completing its restoration.Standing 11 meters tall and weighing 75 tons, the statue was presented in a floodlit ceremony at the Luxor Temple on the ...

Remains of ancient pyramid discovered south of Cairo

/ Apr 4, 2017

Remains of ancient pyramid discovered south of Cairo

The remains of an Egyptian pyramid built around 3,700 years ago have been discovered near the well-known “bent pyramid” of King Snefru, the antiquities ministry announced on Monday.The pyramid from the 13th dynasty was found in Dahshur’s royal necropolis, some 30 km (20 miles) ...

Choral event in Cairo mourns Japanese disaster victims

Mar 13, 2017

Choral event in Cairo mourns Japanese disaster victims

A choral event was held Sunday in Cairo to mourn victims of the March 11, 2011, Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami.The event was attended by about 200 people, including Egyptian students studying Japanese as well as Japanese nationals living in Egypt. After offering ...