Grand Egyptian Museum
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received seven artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo’s Tahrir Square amid tightened security measures .
Removing the morbid terrorist group from the political scene allowed the country to continue its path towards success and progress that almost completely stopped following the events of 2011.
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani said that the inauguration of the Baron Palace is a touristic event that has an important cultural impact.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated on June 29, 2020 Sphinx Airport on Cairo-Alex Road and the New Administrative Capital airport via video-conference.
The cherry on top that Grand Egyptian Museum will contain the first ever hanging obelisk on show at the entrance of the museum.
The wood restoration lab in the museum currently contains a unique collection of King Tutankhamun's holdings.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working on completing archaeological projects, while taking all the necessary precautions to battle the virus.
The Grand Egyptian Museum received a collection of 346 artefacts from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square, the most important of which are the ten statues of King Senusret I.
Archeologists celebrate the International Museum Day every year on May 18.
The GEM received 42 wooden pieces from the second Khufu ship, after extracting it from its pit near the pyramid of Khufu at the ancient pyramids of Giza.
Under the title "You will not have to wait to see King Tut in the Grand Egyptian Museum", the American magazine Forbes shed light on the virtual tours organized by Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.
This Tour is made by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities in cooperation with the Ministry of State for Information.
Anani visited the museum to follow up on the latest developments in the project and its work plan during the current period, in light of the preventive measures taken by the state to fight the novel coronavirus.
The inauguration of national mega projects in Egypt was postponed to 2021.
Moftah affirmed that any violation in this regard will not be tolerated, as the health of workers at the museum comes first.
Some 87 statues of ancient Egyptian kings will be exhibited at the Great Staircase.
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.
Zidan also noted that work inside the Grand Egyptian Museum started from 8 a.m. to midnight, under the constant supervision and follow-up of the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani
Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism placed 22 heavy artefacts on the grand staircase of the Grand Egyptian Museum.
The general Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum and the surrounding area confirmed that everything within the museum is perfectly planned.