The restorers and archaeologists of the Grand Egyptian Museum completed the work of transferring and re-installing the second cabin of the Golden King, Tutankhamun.
The entire world is highly anticipating the official launch of the Grand Egyptian Museum.
Hawass said that this event is a strong promotional means for culture and tourism in Egypt.
The Grand Egyptian Museum is one of the most anticipated archaeological projects.
Tutankhamun is the focus of Egyptian antiquities’ researchers, who have tried, since the discovery of his tomb by Howard Carter in 1922, to decipher the mystery surrounding the young king's life and death.
Ambassador of Japan to Cairo Noke Masaki expressed his appreciation of the fruitful cooperation between the two countries in the fields of tourism and culture.
The shrine consists of a ceiling decorated with a winged sun disk and eight birds placed underneath the titles of the king.
General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum and the surrounding area Atef Miftah explained that the installation of the shrine took about 14 hours of precise work.
The General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project and the surrounding area Atef Moftah convened with the working team responsible to install artifacts in the two halls of King Tutankhamun.
Its history spans back to the reign of King Amenhotep III. The city continued to be used by King Tutankhamun, that is, 3000 years ago.
The Grand Egyptian Museum contains a huge amount of artifacts, which exceed 50 thousand pieces.
Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziry and Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Archaeological Affairs at the Grand Egyptian Museum Al-Tayeb Abbas, followed up on the progress of work in the exhibition halls of the treasures of King Tutankhamun.
These pieces will be transferred successively, as they do not need restoration.
The Grand Egyptian Museum contains a huge amount of artifacts, which exceed 50,000 pieces, among them the entire collection of King Tutankhamun.
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The restoration centers of the Grand Egyptian Museum completed the restoration of a scarf discovered inside the tomb of Tutankhamun.
On February 16, 1923, Howard Carter was the first person in more than 3000 years to set foot in the room that contained the ark of Tutankhamun.
The artifacts were placed in wooden boxes and include a collection of personal antiquities of King Tutankhamun.
Bassam al-Shamaa, a researcher in Egyptology, confirmed that the common people of ancient Egypt did not know "incestuous marriages", indicating that this was not a common practice during these ages.
A few artifacts located in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir are to be transferred to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.