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Thursday, 17 October 2019
The unpacking of Sennedjem’s coffin at the NMEC and the arrival of gigantic objects at the GEM were top heritage events in Egypt this week, reports Nevine El-Aref
A stolen coffin illegally sold to New York’s Met Museum will arrive home to Egypt
The coffins of Sennedjem and one of his wives were found inside his tomb discovered in 1886 by French Egyptologist Maspero
A collection of four gigantic objects have arrived at the Grand Egyptian Museum for eventual display on the museum’s grand staircase
The artefacts were unearthed during joint excavations in the Fustat area led by the late George Scanlon, professor emeritus in AUC’s Department of Arab and Islamic Civilisations
The obelisk will be restored, assembled and erected in Tahrir Square
The museum, established during the reign of Khedive Ismail, will exhibit a number of carriages, chariots and assorted accessories from before the 1952 revolution
The outer gilded coffin of the ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun is being restored for the first time almost a century after its discovery in 1922, writes Nevine El-Aref
A new museum on the development of Egypt’s capitals is to be opened this year in the New Administrative Capital, writes Nevine El-Aref
After 20 hours on the road, King Ramses II obelisk landed unscathed in New Alamein City
After almost two decades of closure, the Tanta Museum is reopening to visitors soon
The remains of a vast residential settlement and a well-preserved Roman mosaic floor have been unearthed in Alexandria, reports Nevine El-Aref
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