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285,000 tickets were sold before the inauguration
The five-floor museum puts 1,208 coins on display from almost Egypt’s all historical eras. It also features statues from the country’s various historical periods.
The meeting comes to discuss the first phase of the museum’s renovation after the artefacts collection of King Tutankhamun were transferred to the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) in preparation for its opening in 2020.
After 50 years of absence, Tutankhamen’s belongings revisit Paris in exhibition on 21 March
Many antiquities at Egyptian Museum transferred over past 2 years to their new permanent home at GEM
Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anany announced plans to establish Egypt’s first museum to celebrate religious tolerance, to be located in the New Administrative Capital. According to Anany, the museum will include pieces from the ancient Egyptian period, as well as the Islamic, Coptic, and Jewish civilizations, all while highlighting Islam’s teachings of tolerance and Egypt’s …
Remains of priestess Hat Bet were discovered in the area in 1909