Egypt

Sunken Egyptian treasure gets European tour

The travelling exhibition will provide sorely needed funding to Egypt’s antiquities ministry

Published online: 27 October 2014

Bringer of hope and fine architecture

In a rare interview, His Highness the Aga Khan describes his global approach to helping Islamic communities help themselves, while also restoring their past heritage

Published online: 10 September 2014

Egyptian royal jewels found stashed in bank vault

The 246-piece collection made for the Mohamed Ali dynasty, including a 44-carat diamond, will soon go on view in Alexandria

Published online: 28 August 2014

Artists fight violence against women in Egypt

Although sexual harassment has recently been made a crime in the country, incidents of assault are on the rise

Published online: 20 August 2014

Egypt tracks down suspected looted works to Europe

Three artefacts allegedly stolen from a tomb in Saqqara are now in the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest, while the other two have been listed in a Paris auction catalogue

Published online: 05 June 2014

Artists and writers defy censorship in Egypt

Clampdown stepped up before this week's presidential elections

Published online: 28 May 2014

Egyptian artefacts recovered after looting, now on show in Cairo

But the country’s heritage remains at risk

Published online: 22 May 2014

No consensus on tackling Egypt looting

Everyone agrees on the need to act, but controversy remains over what will work

Published online: 30 April 2014

Controversial security walls help protect Egypt’s antiquities

Archaeological sites saved from rampant looting and encroachment

Published online: 30 April 2014

A mummy family reunion

Fifty royal mummies, including unknown princes and princesses, have been found in Luxor

Published online: 30 April 2014

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