Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

Acquaint yourself with Tutankhamun’s multi-layered sarcophagi

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 01:08 GMT

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.

Cultural, educational activities at Egyptian Museum suspended

Fri, 25 Dec 2020 - 09:40 GMT

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.

Egypt’s royal coffins restored in National Museum of Egyptian Civilization prior to Royal Parade

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 - 01:37 GMT

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.

VIDEO: Final rehearsals of Egypt’s grandiose Royal Mummies’ Parade are undergoing

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 12:46 GMT

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.

In Pics: Rehearsals of transporting Egypt’s royal mummies to the NMEC are ongoing

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 02:23 GMT

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.

Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min.: Date of the Royal Mummies' Parade is yet to be disclosed

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 12:50 GMT

Some news went viral on social media platforms that the royal mummies' parade will be held next Friday.

Egypt's Hussein Fahmy to participate in promotional video of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 02:20 GMT

"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.

The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir displays 15 sarcophagi for the 1st time

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 02:43 GMT

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.

Brazilian Olympic Football Team visited Giza Pyramids on Nov. 18

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 02:43 GMT

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.

In Pics: Sarcophagi exhibited for the 1st time in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 02:08 GMT

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.

Video: See the Royal Mummies Hall inside the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 01:49 GMT

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.

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, 118 years as a beacon of Egyptology & Egyptian antiquities

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 - 02:15 GMT

The world’s most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities are gathered at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.

Were coffins transferred from the Saqqara cache to the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir?

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 - 02:02 GMT

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.

Egypt's tourism & antiquities min. embarks on an inspecting tour to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

Sun, 15 Nov 2020 - 10:54 GMT

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.

Entire world awaits Egypt's procession of royal mummies to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 - 03:36 GMT

It is an event that will grab the attention of the entire world, for a procession befitting the grandiose ancient Egyptian civilization.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities, Charles University to honor renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass on Nov. 7

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 03:29 GMT

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.

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.

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