Last Update 21:53
Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Egyptian Museum asks Facebook followers to vote on artefact of the month

The antiquities ministry has selected thirteen ancient Egyptian artefacts from different archaeological periods and is asking its Facebook followers to vote for the best

Nevine El-Aref , Sunday 31 Jul 2016
museum
the toy of dwarfs
Share/Bookmark
Views: 3188
Share/Bookmark
Views: 3188

Egypt's antiquities ministry has launched a competition on its Facebook page to select a “piece of the month” from thirteen different ancient Egyptian artefacts from the collections of the Egyptian Museum.

Last month the ministry began a new practice of sharing a set of artefacts from the museum on its page and asking followers to select one as the “piece of the month.”

Elham Salah, head of the Museum Section at the ministry, said that the selected pieces of this month include children toys such as puzzles, a statue of Ra-Hotep and his wife from the fourth dynasty (2613 to 2494 BC), a piece of leather decorated with a hunting scene, as well as a collection of pots for cosmetics.

museum
cosmetic pots for cream

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.