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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
The price of tickets will be EGP 60 for Egyptian visitors, 30 EGP for Egyptian students, 200 EGP for foreign visitors and 100 EGP for foreign students
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
Ahram Online launches a series of daily articles on each ancient royalty joining the parade
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 shrine is the smallest of King Tutankhamun's belongings but is also one of the biggest artefacts to be transported to the GEM from Tut’s collection
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
The feast of the Epiphany, falling on 19 January, is one of the most sacred days in the Coptic Christian calendar
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
In 2008, authorities foiled an attempt to smuggle the chariot out of the country through Safaga Port
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