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Tuesday, 22 June 2021
The remains of the four royals are among 22 mummies that will be transferred during the parade from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to their final exhibition destination at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation in Fustat
The remains of the two royals are among 22 mummies that will be transferred from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation
King Thutmose II is the son of King Thutmose I, whose reign was secured through his marriage to his half-sister, Hatshepsut, daughter of Thutmose I’s principal Queen Ahmose
22 mummies will be transferred during the parade from their current place at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to their final exhibition destination at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation in Fustat
The site consists of six sectors constructed predominantly of basalt blocks and mud, mud bricks, and a number of buildings which are dug partially - or completely - in the geological substratum
The statue is displayed in the foyer of the museum and depicts the wet-nurse in a semi-squatting position, supporting the child-king on her lap with the aid of two cushions
The selection by the GEM board of directors was made following two and a half years of negotiations
The work include the restoration and cleaning of the great hall, the entrance facade the birth kiosk
King Seqenenre-Taa-II was killed while fighting Egypt’s invaders and his embalmers had skillfully concealed some head wounds
The brewery consists of at least eight large semi-subterranean installations and was built on the edge of the desert in Abydos at the dawn of ancient Egyptian history
The team succeeded in revealing 16 catacombes, inside the big necropolis that was previously discovered, where mummies were covered with a layer of cartonnage bearing gold and others had golden tongues.
The collection includes coffins, mummies, funerary masks, heads of stone statues, and papyri with hieroglyphic, Coptic and Arabic text
An Egyptian excavation mission has uncovered the remains of a Roman fort, an early Coptic church, and a Ptolemaic temple during excavation work carried out at Shiha Fort in Upper Egypt's Aswan.
'The discoveries will rewrite Saqqara's history during the New Kingdom,' renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass said
The mission has discovered burial shafts with coffins and several artefacts from the New Kingdom
The relief is engraved with a scene depicting a man named Padi-Sena beside the two deities Horus and Hathor
The unearthing of 100 intact coffins from the 26th Dynasty is the latest in a series of recent discoveries in the Saqqara area
'We have discovered only one percent of the antiquities buried in the Saqqara Necropolis,' Antiquities Minister El-Enany said, pointing out that many other discoveries will follow
The number of coffins exceeds that of the discovery announced in early October
In 2018, Egypt was able to recover 195 artefacts and 21, 660 coins that were illegally smuggled to Italy
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