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The Egyptian Museum to receive 10 Massive artifacts on Wednesday

Tue, Sep. 19, 2017
CAIRO- 19 September 2017: The Grand Egyptian Museum will receive on Wednesday, September 20, 10 new big statues, including a statue of King Khafra, goddess Hathor, and King Userkaf, as part of the preparation to open the museum in 2018.

These artefacts will be subject to restoration and maintenance procedures, recorded and documented scientifically, to be included in the museum’s grand opening. On August 26, the review on the first stage of the final design of the Grand Egyptian Museum façade was completed.


The design includes the Great Staircase, the Children's Museum, and the treasures of King Tutankhamun. The review includes, beside the design, the antiquities distribution, a number of showcases in addition to graphic and media work, according to a released statement.


All the previous preparations are executed to commensurate with the partial opening of the Grand Egyptian museum, scheduled for 2018.


After the opening, the Grand Egyptian Museum, located between modern Cairo and the Giza pyramids, will contain more than 100,000 artefacts covering 3,000 years of Egyptian history.
Described as the largest archaeological museum in the world, it covers 491,000 square meters, and is located two kilometers away from the Giza pyramids.
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