Egyptian Museum in Tahrir
Tutankhamun was buried in his famous tomb “Cemetery 62” in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. It was discovered on November 4, 1922 by British archaeologist Howard Carter.
The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square suspended all the cultural and educational activities as of Friday until further notice as a part of the State's anti-coronavirus plan.
The procession of royal mummies was preceded by the transferring of 17 sarcophagi of the greatest kings of Egypt, in preparation for displaying them with their mummies.
The video shows rehearsals of the procession for transporting the royal mummies, as the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities places the final preparations for this huge event, for a procession befitting the greatness of the ancient Egyptian history.
Social media users circulated photos documenting the preparations and equipment for transporting 22 royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the place for their permanent display in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fostat.
Some news went viral on social media platforms that the royal mummies' parade will be held next Friday.
"The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir will never die," is a sentence that was repeated frequently by Khaled el-Enani, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, in several different celebrations.
Archaeologist Sabah Abdel Razek, director general of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, said that there is a remarkable turnout of visitors, to see the new museum display scenario.
Director General of the Pyramid Antiquities Zone Ashraf Mohie el-Din, accompanied them on a tour of the area, where they visited the the Pyramid of Khufu, the Sphinx and the Panorama.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Enany inaugurated on November 18 the permanent exhibition Hall No. 52 of the Egyptian Museum's upper floor.
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is preparing to transfer royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the place of their permanent display in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.
The world’s most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities are gathered at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.
On November 14, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enani, announced the discovery of 100 delicately colored coffins, and 40 dazzling statues, in the Saqqara antiquities area.
Enany visited the museum in order to follow up on the progress of work there in preparation for receiving the Royal Mummies Parade from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.
It is an event that will grab the attention of the entire world, for a procession befitting the grandiose ancient Egyptian civilization.
The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and Charles University in Prague will honor the renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass, due to his enriching contributions and achievements in the field of Egyptology.
The transfer process will be held in a grandiose procession that befits the ancient Egyptian civilization.
For the first time, King Tutankhamun’s personal holdings will be displayed in 105 showcases in the Grand Egyptian Museum.
The transfer will include 22 royal mummies and 17 royal sarcophagi, dating back to the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th Dynasties.
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.