In photos: Egypt's museums showcase military artefacts to mark October War victory
Ahram Online, , Wednesday 7 Oct 2020
The exhibitions are running through the end of the month


Egypt's museums are displaying military artefacts in a special exhibition to celebrate the October War victory, said Moemen Othman, head of the Museums Sector at the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.

The exhibitions are running through the end of the month.

The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir is displaying Tharu’s stelae panel, depicting a military leader during the reign of King Ramses II, the Kom Oshim Museum in Fayoum is showcasing a ship and tools used in combat, and the Mallawi Museum in Minya is displaying the statue of the goddess Sekhmet, the goddess of power and war.

The Museum of Islamic Art has put on show a collection of daggers, and the Alexandria National Museum is exhibiting a statue depicting the King of War Thutmosis III in a sphinx shape.

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