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Director of Technical Cooperation visits Egyptian Museum, Giza plateau

Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation visited the Grand Egyptian Museum and the Giza Plateau

Nevine El-Aref , Monday 18 Jul 2016
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Yang(left)and Tawfik (right)at the lab for wooden artefacts
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During his visit to Egypt, Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation Dazhu Yang paid a visit Monday evening to the Egyptian Museum and the Giza Plateau.

Yang was guided by Tarek Tawfik, General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), during his visit to the museum's wooden artefact laboratories and a number of the Tutankhamun collection exhibits that were transported to GEM for restoration.

Yang was very happy with the efficient work carried out in the labs and described the Egyptian restoration technicians as 'skillful'.

Tawfik also led Yang on a tour of GEM construction work and explained the museum's different construction phases, which began in 2002 and are still presently underway.

Yang then toured the Giza plateau, where he visited Khufu's Pyramid and the Sphinx

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Yang at the GEM construction field work

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Yang at Giza plateau

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