Egyptian Museum in Tahrir
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.
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.
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.
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received seven artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo’s Tahrir Square amid tightened security measures .
The reopening of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir comes after the precautionary measures approved by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities,
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.
Archeologists celebrate the International Museum Day every year on May 18.
The triad illustrates three prominent figures in ancient Egypt in one statue; a king (Menkaure) and two deities.
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.
The museum's entrances, garden and outer walls have been developed.
In total, 22 royal mummies will be transferred to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.
A total of 22 mummies and 17 royal coffins are set to be transported.
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.
The artifacts were transferred amid the tight security measures of the Tourism and Antiquities Police and the Security Forces.
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.
On Oct. 9, the Minister of Antiquities observed the maintenance works held in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.
The Grand Egyptian Museum received 331 artifacts, including 42 belonging to King Tutankhamun that were on display at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.