Egyptian Mummies

Secrets of King Amenhotep I’s mummy revealed with CT scan for the 1st time

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 10:43 GMT

The secrets of the mummy of King Amenhotep I remained hidden under the scrolls and the funeral face mask until they were recently revealed in the scientific study published on December 28, 2021.

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.

‘Advanced & Non-Destructive Methods Used in the Study of Mummies’ symposium to be held via Zoom on May 5

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 12:31 GMT

On May 5 at 1:30 p.m., the University of Zurich, Switzerland, Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, will hold a short seminar entitled "Advanced and Non-Destructive Methods Used in the Study of Mummies" via Zoom.

What artifacts are displayed in the Royal Mummies Hall in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir?

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 02:17 GMT

Inside the hall, fifty ancient coffins are displayed. Fifteen of the coffins are displayed for the first time for the public.

Pictures: Egypt on the threshold of the majestic Pharaohs’ Golden Parade

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 - 04:58 GMT

The 22 mummies, who died over 3,000 years ago, will be moved from the Egyptian Museum in El-Tahrir Square, where they stayed for decades. Their new residence will be Fustat’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.

Zahi Hawass to Ahmed Karima: Your opinion applies to tomb robbers, not archaeologists

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 01:42 GMT

Renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass commented on the opinion of Sheikh Ahmed Karima, professor of comparative jurisprudence at Al-Azhar University, that opening the graves of the Pharaohs is forbidden.

Tattoos discovered on mummies after millennia under wraps

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 06:40 GMT

Researchers have discovered the oldest figurative tattoos in the world on the upper arms of two ancient Egyptian mummies, the British Museum said on Thursday.

Egyptian mummies virtual reality tour in British Museum

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 09:15 GMT

British Museum displayed Egyptian mummies, galleries, and ancient sculptures during May.

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