'Forgotten Tales': Ancient Egyptian history presented by Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities

egypt Sun, May. 17, 2020
Under the title "Forgotten Tales", the Central Administration for Scientific Affairs, Graphics and Training at the Ministry of Antiquities launched on May 13 a series of filmed content on ancient Egyptian history on Facebook.

"These episodes are presented by a variety of archaeologists and curators of various museums, on Sundays and Wednesdays of every week," said Randa Rofael, director of the department.

The episodes presented by the ministry will reveal aspects from the ancient Egyptian heritage and history.

Furthermore, the episodes vary in content, shedding light on a number of artifacts from the various eras of the Egyptian history.

You can follow the lectures on the official page of the administration on Facebook at exactly 10 a.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays of every week, through the following link:


The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities makes virtual tours of some archaeological sites and museums to the people of Egypt and the world, which introduces the ancient Egyptian civilization to the people during their time in the house quarantine imposed by most countries to combat the novel coronavirus.

The ministry, in cooperation with its partners from scientific and archaeological institutes is launching a service to visit some of these sites through virtual tours guided by Egyptian tour guides.

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities presented a number of virtual tours in royal tombs, a number of archeological sites, and the Jewish Temple in Misr al-Kadima.

It also provided three guided tours of a number of artifacts in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities had also launched a virtual tour to the two brothers' cemetery in Saqqara, a tomb belonging to two senior officials of the Fifth Dynasty.