What is the story of natural mummies?
The former Yemeni President and his accompanying delegation toured the museum and were dazzled by its holdings.
The 3,500-year-old mummy of Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep I has remained virtually unexamined since its discovery in Luxor in 1881.
CEO of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization Ahmed Ghoneim explained that the idea of displaying these pieces comes among the new ideas proposed by the museum’s administration.
The delegation visited the Central Exhibition Hall and the Mummies hall.
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.
As many as 22 royal mummies were transferred to the museum this month in a glitzy three-mile parade that has captured international attention.
The Royal Mummies Hall of Egypt’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilization opens its door to visitors in line with the celebrations of World Heritage Day, which falls on April 18.
Fourteen of the Royal Mummies were placed in two display boxes in NMEC's Mummies Hall, in preparation for receiving visitors on World Heritage Day which falls on April 18, 2021.
This came during his meeting with Minister of International Cooperation Rania A. Al-Mashat on his first official visit to Egypt.
“Today, Egypt celebrates an exceptional and unprecedented event, which is the transfer of royal mummies to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Al-Fustat in a scene that shows the greatness of this ancient civilization that presented and will provide a unique and diverse legacy to the humanity,” She said.
"With pride, I look forward to receiving Egypt’s kings and queens after their journey from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)," President Sisi said.
King Siptah was appointed to the throne of Egypt as a boy, placed there by a powerful official named Bay.
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.
King Ramses II signed the first known peace treaty in history with the Hittites and was remembered as a great warrior.
The page showcases a number of the most important archaeological holdings displayed in the museum that explain different eras
The world eagerly anticipates the exit of the 22 kings from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, heading to their permanent residence in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fostat.
Social media users circulated photos documenting the preparations and equipment for transporting 22 royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the place for their permanent display in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fostat.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat received a variety of important archaeological collections that were recently discovered during the excavations carried out by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in the city of Memphis and its cemeteries in Saqqara.
What will happen at the time of the transfer of King Tutankhamun’s mask? Will there be a procession to transport the mask like the royal mummies?