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Thursday, 25 August 2016
A protocol of cooperation between the Al-Ahram and the Ministry of Antiquities was signed an hour ago to establish the ministry's first international touring replica exhibition
The collection is now being unpacked and prepared for restoration at the GEM lab
A collection of 38 ceramic pots from the modern era arrived safely to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization from the Mohamed Ali Palace in Manial
The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir was awarded a grant from the United States Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) to conserve a collection of wooden coffins
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Antiquities lovers can cast their vote for which artefact they would like to see on display at the Egyptian Museum for September
The artefacts are being transported in preparation for the GEM's opening next year
Al-Ahram foundation will cooperate with the ministry in organising an international exhibition
In August 2013 the museum was looted and damaged following unrest sparked by the ousting of president Mohamed Morsi.
The decision comes as part of the antiquities ministry’s agenda to encourage tourism to Egypt
The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir received the most museum visitors in July
A marble cosmetic pot from King Tutankhamun’s reign won the Facebook vote for August
Radar survey is being carried out on the marble statue to plan its restoration

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