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Sunday, 29 November 2020
The mission's work began in 2018, but was disrupted due to the coronavirus outbreak
The antiquities minister and the renowned Egyptolgist were honoured for their efforts to boost Polish-Egyptian cooperation in archaeology and tourism
All the Egyptian pieces are from the collection of the museums and are not part of a temporary exhibition in Germany, as was rumoured
The head of the Central Administration for Archaeological Ports and Units said an archaeological committee examined the pieces and proved their authenticity
During the solar alignment, sun rays enter the temple’s sanctum to light three of four statues
From 20 to 26 October, Bagad de Lann-Bihoué, the French Navy Heritage Music Band, will stage musical performances at a number of Egyptian archaeological and tourist sites
The mission unearthed new burial shafts with colourful and intact coffins over 2,500 years old, and wooden coloured and gilded statuettes
The sarcophagus of Djehuty Imhotep, a 26th Dynasty high priest of the god Djehuty, contained a collection of amulets and scarab figurines of different shapes and sizes
All the unearthed coffins are in a very good conservation condition and still bear their original colours
The coffins are 2,500 years old and still retain some of their original colours
The coffins are 2,500 years old and still retain some original colours
Hawass described the task as a great responsibility, especially in this exceptional time in which the world is suffering amid the coronavirus pandemic
'I am very proud of all the effort exerted to organise this exceptional exhibition during the exceptional time the world is going through,' El-Enany told reporters
Hurghada Museum has recently opened and Sharm El-Sheikh Museum is set to be opened this year
The Egyptian princess died of a heart attack 3,000 years ago, the scans reveal
Some openings lead to one chamber, while others lead to groups of two, three and five chambers, thought to be of ancient religious significance
All excavation tools must be disinfected regularly, while the number of workers is not to exceed 30 people in open-air sites and four people inside each tomb or burial shaft
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