Fayoumi Handicrafts is a local initiative to preserve and promote Fayoum governorate local handicrafts. It is Fayoum’s first online market place specialized in selling bulk and customized handicrafts.Continue reading Fayoumi Handicrafts
In 1887 Kiman Faris was a wide archaeological area of about 2.4 × 2.2 km that spread north of Medinet el-Fayoum and contained the ruins of the great temple of Sobek, some late cemeteries and part of the old town (Shedet, Crokodilopolis, Arsinoe).Continue reading Kiman Faris ( Shedet – Arsinoe Crocodilopolis )
As to provide the Fayoum visitors with an ultimate Fayoum experience. Explore Fayoum founder, Mahmoud a.k.a Fayoumer, a local guide and a researcher based in Fayoum Governorate will take you on curated tours to explore fabulous Fayoum in different thematic itineraries to ensure an ultimate Fayoum experience. He will share with you his knowledge of the area and his interesting Fayoum stories.Continue reading Explore Fayoum with Fayoumer!
For over fifty years no archaeologist came to work in the village’s ruins. Excavations only restated at Tebtynis in October 1988 when the Franco-Italian mission of the Institut francias d’archaeologie orientale and the University of Milan set up camp there. After the excavations, the plundering and the destruction of the first half of the 20th century, the site appeared to be cleared out. In reality, some areas were still untouched. After evaluating the state of the area, the mission re-opened the site, confident of exposing additional buildings, recovering a quantity of artifacts and filling in gaps in the history of Tebtynis. The results were so encouraging that the team has already worked thirty years at the site and plans to continue its investigations there.Continue reading Unexpected Treasures 30 Years of excavations in Um El Burigat ( Teptynis ) at Cairo Museum