Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities inspects Cairo Int. Airport Museum on July 11

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Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 01:01 GMT

Ancient Egyptian artifacts - Press photo

Ancient Egyptian artifacts - Press photo

CAIRO- 12 July 2020: Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani and Minister of Civil Aviation Mohamed Manar visited the Cairo International Airport Museum in Terminal 2 to inspect the latest developments in preparation for its opening. 

 

This took place upon the ministers' arrival at Cairo International Airport on July 11 after the end of their visit to South Sinai. 

 

The two ministers instructed to make some modifications to the museum's hall, which has an area of ​​approximately 120 meters, in preparation for receiving the artifacts and display cases.

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The ministers during the inspection tour - Min. of Tourism & Antiquities official page

 

The museum included about 100 artifacts, carefully chosen by the High Commission for Museums Display Scenarios from a number of Egyptian museums to reflect the different aspects of Egyptian civilization in Pharaonic, Islamic and Coptic eras.

 

The artifacts include mummies decorated with gilded cartoons and colorful drawings that were in the stores of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, in addition to a set of canopic vessels, a bronze statue of winged Isis, statues from the Greek and Roman eras from the Suez National Museum and some pieces of fabric and carpets from the Islamic Museum and others.

 

 

 

 

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