Latest in Tag: Tutankhamun Highlight
Latest in Tag: Tutankhamun
CEO of the Museum Authority Ahmed Ghoneim and Italy’s Ambassador in Cairo Michele Quaroni began the celebration by giving a speech in which they welcomed the guests which included Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali Al-Moselhi, former minister of antiquities Zahi Hawass, former director of the Library of Alexandria Mostafa El-Feki, a number of ambassadors of foreign and Arab countries in Cairo, a group of higher authorities, and a number of researchers and those interested in the field of archaeological work.
His remarks came on Friday as he was giving the main lecture of the scientific conference organised by the American Research Centre to review the latest scientific research conducted on King Tutankhamun, his relics, and tomb.
Tutankhamun is considered one of the most famous pharaohs of ancient Egypt, as he ascended the throne at the age of nine and died at 19.
Hawass said that this announcement will be in an international conference — which will be held by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities — in the presence of 40 archaeologists from all over the world to discuss the effects and history of the Golden Pharaoh, as well as holding a dinner party inside Luxor Temple, opening Carter’s house as a museum, and holding a huge opening in front of the Tomb of Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings.
Shrine consists of roof decorated with winged sun disc, eight birds placed under Pharaoh’s titles
Wooden shrine was discovered among Tutankhamun’s treasures in his tomb on Luxor’s West Bank in November 1922
Shrine is one of largest artefacts to have been transferred from Boy Pharaoh’s treasures to GEM so far
Boy Pharaoh’s collection is set for permanent display at Grand Egyptian Museum which is currently under construction
Nicholas Reeves, a specialist in Egyptian history was the first to suspect that the tomb of Nefertiti is hidden behind the wall of Tut’s tomb
The exhibition, titled “Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh”, is to settle for six months at the city’s Saatchi Gallery
Exhibition comes 12 years since young king’s treasures’ last visit to the British capital
“For Red Sea and Luxor holidaymakers, a Pyramids and GEM add-on will also become a doddle with Giza’s newly inaugurated Sphinx Airport set to operate domestic flights,” Lonely Planet said.
Waziri said that the final decision is to be taken in a conference next month, attended by 600 Egyptologists from all over the world, to discuss the danger of moving the mummy from Luxor, and the process of restoring it to join the complete collection of the young pharaoh that will be on display at the GEM.
Zahi Hawass revealed the unearths stating that the excavation mission is the biggest of its kind since Haward’s mission that discovered Tutankhamun’s burial chamber
The opera is to depict the life of Tutankhamun as the youngest pharaoh to rule Egypt, focusing on the dramatic events that changed his life from an early age until his death.
The exhibition hit the charming French city after 50 years of absence, since the first time the antiquities were on display in Paris in 1967, where 1.2 million visitors expressed their interest in exploring the history of the young king.
However, she aims to expand locally first with stores in Cairo Festival City Mall, Almaza, and Mall of Arabia during the coming two years.
Auction house contacted Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities sending details of statue, other auctioned relics
Anticipation, thrill, life, and excitement took over the long lines of people waiting to get inside the Grande Halle de La Villette’s gates in France to explore the world of Egypt’s young pharaoh through his displayed belongings. Over 5,000 visitors lined during at the first two days of Tutankhamun’s exhibition which kicked off on Saturday …
Misr Insurance Company has signed a contract with the Supreme Council of Antiquities and the company organising the tours of King Tutankhamun’s belongings in many countries of the world to provide insurance coverage of $900m to the artefacts, an equivalent of EGP 16.2bn. Daily News Egypt has learned that Misr Insurance will be securing King …
After 50 years of absence, Tutankhamen’s belongings revisit Paris in exhibition on 21 March
The GEM is planned to have the whole collection of Tutankhamun’s monuments
Colours of paintings were previously unclear, almost faint due to humidity, dust
France exhibition will kick off from 23 March to 15 September 2019
Play is written by Zahi Hawas, features dramatic events of young pharaoh’s short life
The Ministry of Antiquities announced on Sunday, after months of intensive geophysics studies, that a survey has revealed there is no hidden chamber inside Tutankhamun’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, according to Moustafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. The three-month studies were conducted by a mission from …
Striding to another step on the path of collecting all of Tutankhamun’s belongings at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) before its opening planned to take place this year, the Ministry of Antiquities, with the help of armed forces, transferred on Saturday the sixth and last of Tutankhamen’s chariots from the Military Museum at the Citadel …
Exhibit is 4th within new policy to showcase Egyptian artefacts in foreign countries
The Ministry of Antiquities announced starting excavation work in the Valley of the Monkeys on the West bank of the Nile in Luxor, looking to uncover a tomb dating back to the 18th Dynasty, at the hands of an Egyptian archaeological mission headed by Zahi Hawas. Through a statement the ministry published on its official …
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