FILE - Part of the artifacts transported to the GEM
CAIRO - 7 February 2019: The Egyptian Grand Museum in Al-Remaya Square received 421 artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, most notably a statue of King Khafre and a seated statue of King Amenhotep.
Director General of Archaeological Affairs and Restoration at the museum Tarik Tawfik said that the statue of King Khafre is made of Schist. The king is depicted in a sitting position and appears to be missing the head.
The additional pieces include a statue of the God Osiris, a distinguished collection of statues from the old dynasty and a group of heads of other goddesses of various sizes.