Sabah Abdel Razek
Ancient Egyptians cared a lot about music, which played an important role in civil and religious life, in feasts, celebrations, banqueting grounds and temples.
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 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.
Under the title “Towards New Horizons of assessing, restoring and re-displaying the museum's artifacts,” the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir launched a project to restore the wooden panels of the terrace of Hesy-Ra, displayed in Hallway No. 47.
Archaeologist Sabah Abdel Razek, director general of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, said that there is a remarkable turnout of visitors, to see the new museum display scenario.
In total, 22 royal mummies will be transferred to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.
On Oct. 9, the Minister of Antiquities observed the maintenance works held in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.
Sabah Abdel Razeq stated that the museum has been witnessing a high demand in Egyptian and Foreign visitors.
The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir presents this week a round bottle made of marble and four bronze coins dating back to the Roman era.
The Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anany will inaugurate a temporary exhibition at Hall No. 44 at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.
Head of the Museums Department at the Ministry of Antiquities Ilham Saladin will inaugurate a temporary exhibition entitled "Rediscovering the Dead" on Jan 10.