Artifacts of “Kings of the Sun” ancient Egyptian exhibition arrives in Prague’s National Museum

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Sun, 16 Aug 2020 - 02:55 GMT

One of the exhibited ancient Egyptian artifacts in Prague’s exhibition “Kings of the Sun” – Photo via Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities

One of the exhibited ancient Egyptian artifacts in Prague’s exhibition “Kings of the Sun” – Photo via Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities

CAIRO – 16 August 2020: The artifacts of the "Kings of the Sun" exhibition arrived at the National Museum in the Czech capital Prague on Aug. 14 in preparation for its opening at the end of August.

 

Mostafa Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, explained that the exhibition will resume for a period of six months, until February 2021.

 

The exhibition displays 90 artifacts from the excavations of the Czech mission in the Archaeological Zone of Abu Sir; among them is the head of a statue of King Neferefre and a group of statues from the Old Kingdom, including a statue of a writer and statues of senior statesmen and employees in addition to a group of canopic jars and  ten ushabti statues made of faience.

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