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More than 65% of Pharaoh Tutankhamun’s treasures have been placed in their showcases
Shrine consists of roof decorated with winged sun disc, eight birds placed under Pharaoh’s titles
All modifications that I wanted in antiquities law were put forward to take into account theft of artefacts, which is considered crime rather than misdemeanour, says famed Egyptologist
Coalition providing services at GEM to be announced in next few days
Global competition between countries is currently in rate or pace of how fast recovery could be,says Ahmed Youssef
Minister inspects progress of transferring artefacts to new museum
The Grand Egyptian Museum’s (GEM) soon-to-be-printed catalogue is set to serve as one of the museum’s most important promotional treasures.
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will feature over 50,000 artefacts from Ancient Egypt, including full collection of King Tutankhamun
Atef Miftah, the general supervisor for the project and the surrounding area, said that the first certificate is for the environmental management system, ISO 14001: 2015, and the second is for the quality management system, ISO 9001: 2015.
His remarks came on Thursday, during his speech at the week-long virtual “Egypt’s Green Economy” programme, organised by the British Egyptian Business Association (BEBA) and the Egyptian-British Chamber of Commerce (EBCC).
The artefacts were previously located at the Egyptian Museum in central Cairo’s Tahrir Square, the Museum Store in Tell El-Yahudiyeh in the Nile Delta, and at the Giza Pyramids antiquities area.
Clips of some of the treasures belonging to the boy Pharaoh, King Tutankhamun, are featured in the documentary
During the meeting, the two sides discussed possible cooperation to celebrate the opening of the GEM, where preparations are underway.
Khaled Al-Anany said that the opening ceremony of GEM planned by end of 2020
2020 to witness special records for tourism in 2020
GEM`s entry ticket price will be EGP 400, EGP 60 for foreigners, Egyptians, respectively
Japan will excitingly encourage the Egyptian players including the Football National Team and the Egyptian Judo team, the ambassador assured, noting that the Egyptian-Japanese relations will continue to strengthen next year.
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.
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.
Antiquities to undergo restoration along with Tutankhamun’s golden coffin
The restoration is expected to take approximately eight months. Then, the coffin will be displayed among Tutankhamun’s collection at the museum set for grand opening in 2020.
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
The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) received on Wednesday 11 granite antiquities from the city of Tanis or San El-Hagar archaeological site in Sharqiya governorate, to maintain until the restoration work of the open museum is done, according to a press release published by the Ministry of Antiquities. The relics are pieces of three giant obelisks …
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 …
Japanese Ambassador to Egypt Takehiro Kagawa said that the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) has a great potential to boost tourism in Egypt, expecting that the GEM will play an active role in promoting Egyptian tourism with its business-oriented planning to attract more people from all over the world. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s third review staff report, Egypt’s tourism …
Egypt already received about $400mn to $500mn from Japanese financial commitments to GEM: ambassador
Project’s first stage will be inaugurated in Q1 2019, says antiquities minister