Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. discusses final preparations ahead of royal mummies' transfer to NMEC

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 02:30 GMT

The transfer process will be held in a grandiose procession that befits the ancient Egyptian civilization.

When will the holdings of King Tutankhamun transfer to its permanent location in the Grand Egyptian Museum?

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 02:58 GMT

For the first time, King Tutankhamun’s personal holdings will be displayed in 105 showcases in the Grand Egyptian Museum.

What are the final preparations for the transfer of royal mummies to the NMEC?

Sun, 06 Sep 2020 - 03:31 GMT

The transfer will include 22 royal mummies and 17 royal sarcophagi, dating back to the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th Dynasties.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities accompanies Secretary-General of WTO in a tour to the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 01:58 GMT

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization affirmed that the organization is fully prepared for continuous support to Egypt to return the rates of inbound tourist movement to its previous state before the Corona virus epidemic.

Video: CNN sheds light on transferring treasures of Tutankhamun to Grand Egyptian Museum

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 12:25 GMT

The video also presented a number of live shots that highlight the museum’s workflow mechanisms, the restoration of the exhibited artifacts, and the latest developments in the museum in preparation for its opening in 2021.

In Pics: NMEC receives 17 royal sarcophagi

Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 07:15 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat received 17 royal coffins to be restored and displayed ahead of receiving the royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir in a solemn procession.

In Pics: GEM receives seven heavy artifacts from Egyptian Museum

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 03:25 GMT

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received seven artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo’s Tahrir Square amid tightened security measures .

In Pics: Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. reopens Egyptian Museum in Tahrir on July 1

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 - 03:39 GMT

The reopening of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir comes after the precautionary measures approved by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities,

All you need to know about development works in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 - 12:22 GMT

Sabah Abdel Razek, director general of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, said that the development work in the museum resumed and did not stop even after the spread of the novel virus.

All you need to know about Egyptian Museums in Int. Museum Day

Mon, 18 May 2020 - 04:21 GMT

Archeologists celebrate the International Museum Day every year on May 18.

Egypt's Min.of Tourism&Antiquities organizes a guided video tour for the Triad of Menkaure

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 12:36 GMT

The triad illustrates three prominent figures in ancient Egypt in one statue; a king (Menkaure) and two deities.

Sharm El-Sheikh museum receives 300 artifacts

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 03:06 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities continues to transfer artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the Sharm El-Sheikh Museum, scheduled to officially open on April 25.

95% of Egyptian Museum’s development work completed

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 - 01:31 GMT

The museum's entrances, garden and outer walls have been developed.

Preparations for transfer of 22 royal mummies finalized

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 - 03:12 GMT

In total, 22 royal mummies will be transferred to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.

Min. to transfer 22 mummies, 17 royal coffins to Fustat Museum

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 11:55 GMT

A total of 22 mummies and 17 royal coffins are set to be transported.

Guinness Records celebrates Tutankhamun’s coffee-cups portrait on Dec. 28

Wed, 25 Dec 2019 - 05:21 GMT

The celebration takes place in the external lobby of the Grand Egyptian Museum in front of the glass pyramid, with the participation of numerous stakeholders and local and international media outlets.

In Pics: More astonishing artifacts transferred to GEM

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 - 02:08 GMT

The artifacts were transferred amid the tight security measures of the Tourism and Antiquities Police and the Security Forces.

Two temporary exhibitions in Tahrir's Egyptian Museum Nov. 15

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 - 12:42 GMT

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anany, will launch two temporary exhibitions on caches and education in ancient Egypt, in celebrations of 150 years since the establishment of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.

Min. of Antiquities inspects renovation works in Egyptian Museum of Tahrir

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 - 08:00 GMT

On Oct. 9, the Minister of Antiquities observed the maintenance works held in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.

GEM receives a total of 49,797 antiquities

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 02:06 GMT

The Grand Egyptian Museum received 331 artifacts, including 42 belonging to King Tutankhamun that were on display at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.

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