Royal Mummies

Archaeologist reveals the roots of mummification in ancient Egypt

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 12:32 GMT

What is the story of natural mummies?

Former Yemeni President Ali Nasser Mohamed visits National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

Thu, 03 Feb 2022 - 01:02 GMT

The former Yemeni President and his accompanying delegation toured the museum and were dazzled by its holdings.

Foreign site sheds light on a study that reveals the secrets of Amenhotep I

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 10:17 GMT

The 3,500-year-old mummy of Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep I has remained virtually unexamined since its discovery in Luxor in 1881.

NMEC displays costumes, accessories, musical notes & conductor's baton used during Pharaohs’ Golden Parade

Sun, 22 Aug 2021 - 01:59 GMT

CEO of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization Ahmed Ghoneim explained that the idea of displaying these pieces comes among the new ideas proposed by the museum’s administration.

Delegations from AUF, ANUKA visit National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

Sun, 30 May 2021 - 09:08 GMT

The delegation visited the Central Exhibition Hall and the Mummies hall.

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir witnesses high turnout from visitors

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 10:53 GMT

Director General of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Sabah Abdel Razek said that there is an increasing demand to visit the hall in which the royal mummies were previously displayed.

In photos: EBRD president tours National Museum for Egyptian Civilization, hall of royal mummies

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 12:58 GMT

As many as 22 royal mummies were transferred to the museum this month in a glitzy three-mile parade that has captured international attention.

On World Heritage Day: Royal Mummies Hall of NMEC officially receives visitors

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 12:54 GMT

The Royal Mummies Hall of Egypt’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilization opens its door to visitors in line with the celebrations of World Heritage Day, which falls on April 18.

NMEC’s Mummies Hall receives visitors on World Heritage Day

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 03:21 GMT

Fourteen of the Royal Mummies were placed in two display boxes in NMEC's Mummies Hall, in preparation for receiving visitors on World Heritage Day which falls on April 18, 2021.

JICA's Regional Director praises Egypt's success in transferring royal mummies

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 01:36 GMT

This came during his meeting with Minister of International Cooperation Rania A. Al-Mashat on his first official visit to Egypt.

Egypt’s First Lady: I feel proud to belong to Egypt’s great civilization

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 05:12 GMT

“Today, Egypt celebrates an exceptional and unprecedented event, which is the transfer of royal mummies to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Al-Fustat in a scene that shows the greatness of this ancient civilization that presented and will provide a unique and diverse legacy to the humanity,” She said.

President Sisi calls upon Egyptians, world to watch Pharoahs’ Golden Parade

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 04:35 GMT

"With pride, I look forward to receiving Egypt’s kings and queens after their journey from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)," President Sisi said.

April 3: Mummy of King Siptah to be transferred in Pharaohs’ Golden Parade to NMEC

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 02:44 GMT

King Siptah was appointed to the throne of Egypt as a boy, placed there by a powerful official named Bay.

Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to temporarily close on April 3

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 11:56 GMT

In light of The Pharaohs’ Golden Parade, the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir will temporarily close its doors to visitors on April 3, provided that the period of reception of visitors extends on April 2, until 7:00 p.m. instead of 5:00 pm.

Mummy of King Ramses II will be transferred in Pharaohs' Golden Parade to NMEC

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 09:15 GMT

King Ramses II signed the first known peace treaty in history with the Hittites and was remembered as a great warrior.

Official page of National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, online ticketing platform launches on March 31

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 09:09 GMT

The page showcases a number of the most important archaeological holdings displayed in the museum that explain different eras

Video: Sneak-Peak on current location of Egypt’s Royal Mummies in preparation of Royal Parade

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 - 12:32 GMT

The world eagerly anticipates the exit of the 22 kings from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, heading to their permanent residence in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fostat.

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.

Numerous artifacts transferred to the NMEC prior to imminent opening

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 12:53 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat received a variety of important archaeological collections that were recently discovered during the excavations carried out by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in the city of Memphis and its cemeteries in Saqqara.

Anani: Tutankhamun’s mask will be transferred to GEM in a way that befits the most famous artifact in the world

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 01:44 GMT

What will happen at the time of the transfer of King Tutankhamun’s mask? Will there be a procession to transport the mask like the royal mummies?