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Monday, 20 August 2018
The head of a statue of King Senusret I arrived safely at the Grand Egyptian Museum for restoration
A wave of speculation has travelled worldwide over the contents of a mysterious black sarcophagus unearthed by chance in Alexandria earlier this month
A mummification workshop was discovered in the Saqqara necropolis, along with a communal burial place consisting of several burial chambers, from the Saite-Persian Period.
A number of Roman and Byzantine chambers were uncovered in rescue excavations in Alexandria
The ministry told Ahram Online that the discovery includes a collection of inscribed mummification vessel measuring cups
A granite sarcophagus and a marble bust were found in a tomb during excavation work on private land in Alexandria
The jars, found in a Kushite tomb, once held viscera
The coin is carved in pure gold and was minted in the Levant in the year 80 according to the Hijri Islamic calendar, during the reign of the Omayyad Sultan Abdel Malek Ibn Marawan
Minister El-Enany's vision includes an international design competition for the logo of the new Grand Egyptian Museum
Some thought the design simple and elegant, whilst others thought it bore little relation to Egyptian culture
The submission of pre-qualification applications is scheduled for Tuesday, 24 July, after which a list of qualified applicants will be announced mid-August
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