On this day, July 28, 2001, Egypt retrieved the head statue of Nefertari, the wife of Pharaoh Ramses II, and six stolen papyrus scrolls after they were smuggled to Britain during the nineties from a warehouse in Saqqara, south of Cairo.
The era of the second transition or the period of the reign of the Hyksos (15-17th Dynasties, from 1650-1550 BC) was an era of historical tribulations for ancient Egypt.
According to the archaeological researcher Magdy Shaker, an Egyptian papyrus dating back to the year 1200 BC revealed an incident of harassment in the city of Thebes, the capital of ancient Egypt, which is currently located in the city of Luxor in Upper Egypt.
The Egyptian Museum’s account on Twitter published a number of ancient Egyptian artifacts that had been on display for more than 160 years in the Antiquities Museum in Bulaq.
Queen Nefertari is considered the main wife of the most famous pharaoh of Egypt, King Ramses II [1290-1224 BC], and the mother of six of his most important children.
The third international conference highlighting the secrets and treasures of King Tutankhamun’s tomb will start Saturday