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Preparations for NMEC temporary exhibition in full swing

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

Nevine El-Aref , Wednesday 3 Aug 2016
Ceramic pot painted with pharaonic decorative elements

Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany is to embark Thursday on an inspection tour of the halls of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) to follow up the latest work undertaken in a temporary exhibition that will soon be held in the museum's temporary exhibition hall.

A set of coffee pots

Mahrous Saeed, Supervisor General of the NMEC, told Ahram Online that the NMEC is to organize a temporary exhibition entitled Handicrafts and Industries Along the Span of Time to show a collection of 400 artefacts carefully selected from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir; the Coptic Museum in Old Cairo, the Jewellery Museum in Alexandria and the Mohamed Ali Palace in Manial.

The objects that have been transported to the museum include of 38 coloured ceramic and porcelain pots, tea and coffee pots and vases from the modern era.

During his inspection tour, El-Enany is to meet with the museum's administration board and the company overseeing the project to follow up the latest updates and discuss any problems or concerns with the exhibition's progress.

Porcelain vase with gold handle and base

Porcelain pot painted with foliage decorative elements


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