LIVE: Egypt moves King Tutankhamun's last historic chariot to GEM

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Sat, 05 May 2018 - 08:44 GMT

TV Screenshot of the ceremony of moving King Tut's last wheel

TV Screenshot of the ceremony of moving King Tut's last wheel

CAIRO – 5 May 2018: Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announced during a press conference on Saturday moving the last military chariot of King Tutankhamun to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) in Giza.

Live streaming of moving last Tut's chariot ceremony


A total of six historic chariots were collected from museums across Egypt, including Luxor Museum and the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square, to be displayed at the Grand Egyptian Museum.

“A total of 4800 out of 5398 pieces of King Tutankhamun’s artifacts were moved to the Grand Egyptian Museum,” said Assistant Minister of Antiquities Mostafa Wazeery during a press conference.

He further assured that all Tut’s artifacts that were moved from other museums to GEM will be replaced with other artifacts.

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