Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage

The riddle of the Pyramids

How could the ancient Egyptians have brought together the architectural brilliance and technical skills required to build the Pyramids, asks Zahi Hawass

Egypt in Dubai

Egypt’s pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai explores the story of Egypt and celebrates a vision of a prosperous future for all

Statues returned from Belgium

Egypt has succeeded in recovering two stolen ancient statues from Belgium

Al-Tunbagha Al-Maridani Mosque restored

The eastern section of the 14th-century Al-Tunbagha Al-Maridani Mosque in Historic Cairo was inaugurated last week after restoration, reports Nevine El-Aref

Ancient Egyptian cuisine

Al-Ahram Weekly takes a trip back to ancient Egyptian times to find out what the people used to eat

Site management: The proper response to tourism

The only way to save our heritage is proper site management as a response to growing tourism, writes Zahi Hawass

Esna in the limelight

The Upper Egyptian town of Esna is back in the limelight with the opening of the Wekalet Al-Geddawi and the development of the old city market

The magic of the Giza Plateau

The Great Pyramids at Giza were national projects of the ancient Egyptian state and are not evidence of a lost civilisation

Restoration in Historic Cairo

Five sabils and a hammam in Historic Cairo have received much-needed facelifts, reports Nevine El-Aref

A royal boat: The last journey

A 4,600-year-old royal boat has safely made its last journey from the Giza Plateau to the new Grand Egyptian Museum

Exploring the golden age of the Pharaohs — II

The renowned Egyptologist continues his tour of Pharaonic monuments, this time at Abydos and Denderah in Upper Egypt

Egypt: Recreating Sultan Hussein Kamel's palace

The Sultan Hussein Kamel Palace in Heliopolis, usually known as the Sultana Malak Palace, is being restored to be used as a centre for technological creativity

Exploring the golden age of the Pharaohs

Zahi Hawass goes on a tour of Pharaonic monuments at Saqqara outside Cairo and Beni Hassan and Amarna in Middle Egypt

Preparing for the GEM’s grand opening

The Grand Egyptian Museum on the Giza Plateau is preparing for its grand opening, writes Nevine El-Aref

Reopening ‘Egypt’s Versailles’

The Palace of Mohamed Ali in the Shubra Al-Kheima district is to open soon after restoration

New museums at Cairo Airport

Two archaeological museums were inaugurated at Cairo International Airport this week to promote cultural tourism

Site of Virgin Mary Tree in Cairo to reopen

The site of the Virgin Mary Tree in Matareya in Cairo is to reopen soon after renovation

A new approach to e-waste

A new project is teaching university students about the safe disposal of electronic waste

Did Ramses III visit the Arabian Peninsula?

New evidence suggests the existence of closer relations than had previously been thought between ancient Egypt and the Arabian Peninsula, writes Zahi Hawass

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