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The transferred relics will be showcased at the old kingdom hall at the GEM, while the others will be on display over the stairs of the museum.
The giant relics were displayed at the garden of the Egyptian Museum, and they were moved to be displayed at one of the GEM’s most capturing areas.
The museum will also display banners and graphics telling the story of Al-Sayed Al-Badawi, a relative of the Prophet Mohammed, local media said.
Antiquities to undergo restoration along with Tutankhamun’s golden coffin
The GEM is planned to have the whole collection of Tutankhamun’s monuments
Construction work of museum due to end by mid- 2019, over 45,000 artefacts safely found home; GEM Director
Museum expected to be officially inaugurated in 2020
Antiquities belong to several ancient Egyptian eras varying from Egypt’s Old Kingdom until Late period
Following the preparations for the Grand Egyptian Museum’s (GEM) soft opening, planned to take place next year, the giant head of the statue of King Senusert I was transferred on Friday from the Ministry of Antiquities’ storehouse at Salaheddin Citadel to the museum, in order to be restored and prepared to be among the displays …
Play is written by Zahi Hawas, features dramatic events of young pharaoh’s short life
Project’s first stage will be inaugurated in Q1 2019, says antiquities minister
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 …
No losses recorded because of fire
Japanese co-financed project to be complete by December, open end-January
We received new $450m loan from Japan to complete museum, Tawfik says
400-metre journey cost EGP 13.6m, has been prepared for 3 months
Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Anany approved on Monday the final preparations for transferring the colossus of Ramses II to the final location it is planned to be displayed at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), to be opened in 2018. The statue is planned to be transferred from its current location in the GEM’s storage to …
Japanese companies likely to win management of the museum
Total cost of the establishment of the Great Egyptian Museum amount to $1bn, funded by several bodies, including JICA by $760m in a facilitated loan of two tranches
The transported blocks are engraved with pictures of women holding offerings while practising religious rituals in a temple
The relics includes a collection of dried dates, onions, garlic, wheat and doum.
The team packed materials that are free of acidity and units dampening vibrations during the bed’s transportation, says head of first aid restoration at the Grand Egyptian Museum The Grand Egyptian Museum is preparing to host King Tutankhamun’s funerary bed in its halls. Earlier on Wednesday, a team of Grand Museum workers went to the …
Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities asked the Ministry of Finance to allocate EGP 10m in wages and salaries for the Grand Egyptian Museum’s employees in the state budget of fiscal year (FY) 2017/2018, according to an official at the Ministry of Antiquities. The official said that the government has decided five months ago to transform the …
52% of the project was implemented by the end of November
Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr and Japanese ambassador to Egypt Takehiro Kagawa signed on Monday a $460m loan to finance the second phase of the Grand Egyptian Museum. Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Anany also signed the loan agreement for the project with Teruyuki Ito, chief representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Nasr …
Museum of Islamic Art will be reopened this month and the Museum of Malawi next month
Costs are above previous figures due to drop in Egyptian pound’s value, says Minister of Antiquities
Better exploitation of antiquities will achieve more income than Suez Canal, says Mehleb
The centre will work on documenting and restoring all the artefacts received by the Grand Egyptian Museum for its opening.