The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is currently finalizing work at a number of archaeological museums in preparation for their opening in the upcoming period, as part of the revitalization of Egyptian tourism.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani, accompanied by Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, inspected work on raising the efficiency and restoration of 29 rams, located in the first courtyard of the Karnak Temples.
The inspection tour included the lobby, the great staircase and the exhibition halls of the treasures of King Tutankhamun.
Each new discovery carries new details about an era of ancient Egypt, which helps to attract tourists to visit those charming archaeological sites across the country.
This decision came within the framework of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities' efforts to mitigate the economic effects resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
The artifacts of the exhibition "Kings of the Sun" arrived in early August to the Czech capital, Prague, in preparation for its opening.
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the Supreme Council of Antiquities, has completed the installation of the first transparent protection screen around the pulpit of the Sultan Abu al-'Ila Archaeological Mosque.
The 29 rams have started their restoration based on the approval of the Permanent Committee of Egyptian Antiquities issued on Feb. 25, 2020.
Waziri pointed out that the statue is about 95 cm in height and 45 cm in diameter and that excavation work is continuing to uncover the remaining pieces and evidence.
On July 26, the team working at the Cairo Airport Museum [in Terminal 3] began placing the artifacts according to the museum's display scenario in preparation for its opening soon.
Head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Sector Osama Talaat explained that the collapsed part of the fence is not archaeological, but was added as a ramp.
Due to the high turnout witnessed by the Baron Empain Palace, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities decided to extend the exceptional visiting hours to the palace.
Kafr El-Sheikh Museum received a collection of huge artifacts from Tel Al-Fara’een area in Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate.
During the meeting, a number of precautionary measures were set for Egyptian and foreign archaeological missions at various archaeological sites working amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani inspected the latest developments in the central exhibition hall of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.
This includes opening museums in the New Administrative Capital, Sharm El-Sheikh, Kafr El-Sheikh, among others.
Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri said the cemetery is unique, and that this style of cemeteries has not been discovered before in Bahnasa.
Waziri further explained that the immediate reason for the poor state of reservation of the rams is that they were exposed to faulty restoration work with inappropriate materials in the early 1970s.
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Anani visited the various halls of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.
Minister Khaled el-Anani convened at the ministry’s headquarters in Zamalek with Mostafa Waziri, Nevin Nizar and Moemen Osman.