Last Update 3:50
Wednesday, 20 June 2018
The announcement will be given at a conference Sunday, 10 June at the GEM
Among the artefacts were fragments of a sarcophagus, two cat statues, and a human head carved in basalt
The fire caused a minor collapse of ceiling beams in the Sabil-Kuttab
Five wooden beams that were installed during the restoration work carried out at the mosque in 2005 collapsed, leading to a collapse in the ceiling of one of the arcades
The artefacts had been stolen from illegal excavation sites in Egypt
The find includes a document that dates back to the 16th century
Material found so far at the site testifies to the high status of its General Iwrkhy and his family
The centre will hold lectures, workshops and events to raise awareness about Egyptian heritage
The result of a third radar survey show conclusively that there are no hidden chambers in the tomb
The sixth and last chariot of King Tutankhamun is one of the prized artefacts from the Tutankhamun collection now housed at the GEM
The fourth International Tutankhamun GEM Conference was inaugurated today, with a focus on final preparations for displaying the Tutankhamun collection at the Grand Egyptian Museum
Jean-Yves Le Drian and his wife toured the construction site, conservation area, panorama and atrium on Sunday evening as part of the minister's official visit to Cairo
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