CAIRO - 28 February 2019: The Grand Egyptian Museum received a total of 249 artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir and Tal Basta area in Zagazig.
The most significant among the antiquities transferred is a triangular statue of pink granite, depicting King Ramses II, and on his side the Pharaonic gods Ptah and Hathor.
The statue was uncovered during the excavation works of the Egyptian-German mission in Tal Basta area.
Also, a distinctive collection of colored limestone statues depicting the great statesmen and scribes of the ancient kingdom and a group of imaginary doors made of limestone decorated with inscriptions and cartridges of King Bebe were transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum.
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