Ministry of Antiquities Newsletter
This month's newsletter includes a list of ticket prices on pages 6 and 7.
The search for Ankhsenamun's tomb
In January 2018, Zahi Hawass launched his own excavations at the Valley of the Monkeys, a side valley in the area of the Valley of the Kings.
25th Egyptian Marathon
This will take place on the West Bank on Friday 12th January 2018.
Salsacise on Thursdays
Salsacise will resume on Thursday 11th January at 10:30 and every Thursday morning, in the Rotunda at the Hotel..
Line Dancing on Wednesdays
Resumes this evening after the festive break.
The Ministry of Antiquities has announced a 50% discount on the price of a Cairo Pass if purchased in the same year as a Luxor Pass, and vice-versa.
Ministry of Antiquities
The MoA has issued a Special Edition of its newsletter to summarise its activities in 2017.
Some ticket prices to rise
This seems to affect only the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Karnak in the Luxor area.
New Year's Eve Party
Sunday 31st December 2017 at the Hotel Sheherazade on the West Bank.
Stick dancing at Abu el-Hagag Square, Luxor Temple, until Monday 25th December.
Winter Solstice, 2017
The solstice this year is on Thursday 21st December.
On Sunday 10th December at 7p.m. Dr. Campbell Price, Curator of Egypt and Sudan, Manchester Museum, University of Manchester, UK will give a lecture entitled: "Perfected forms: The Functions of Late Period Non-Royal Sculpture"
Egyptian antiquities minister to announce newly discovered mummy mask Saturday - Ancient Egypt - Heritage - Ahram Online
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