22 royal mummies transfer from Egyptian Museum to NMEC

22 royal mummies transfer from egyptian museum to nmec

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has reported that 22 royal mummies will be transferred in a wonderful parade from their present location in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to their new permanent place in Fustat’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, which is located near the Babylon Fortress and overlooks Ain Al Sira in the heart of the historic city of Fustat. This event will take place in Cairo on the 3rd of April. The announcement was made in an official statement, which noted that the parade will start at 6 PM on Saturday and will contain 22 mummies that belong to between the seventeenth and twentieth dynasties.

The royal mummies that will be transferred to the new museum are 18 mummies of pharaohs and four of the ancient Egyptian queens. Among them are the mummies of King Ramses II, Ramses III, Thutmose I, Seqnen Ra, Hatshepsut Amenhotep the First, Amenhotep II, Amenhotep III, Ahmose Nefertari, Merit Amon, Merenptah, Seti I, and Seti II. They will be accompanied by 17 royal coffins and the parade will move from Tahrir Square to the Nile Corniche.

The parade is going to start when the doors of the Egyptian Museum open to let the 22 mummies come out for the last time which will then be transferred in cars specially built for the parade with a logo and names of the royal mummies in Arabic, English, and Hieroglyphs…

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