Grand Egyptian Museum to house new King Tut relics
Artifacts under restoration before being placed in the Grand Egyptian Museum- Courtesy of Ministry of Antiquities Facebook page
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CAIRO: Some 3,000 relics have been taken out of storage in Luxor to be examined by experts from the Grand Egyptian Museum, then restored and taken to their new home, according to the Ministry of Antiquities.

Artifacts under restoration before being placed in the Grand Egyptian Museum- Courtesy of Ministry of Antiquities Facebook page

Artifacts under restoration before being placed in the Grand Egyptian Museum- Courtesy of Ministry of Antiquities Facebook page

Among the artifacts are 600 pieces from King Tutankhamun’s tomb that have never been previously displayed.

Artifacts under restoration before being placed in the Grand Egyptian Museum- Courtesy of Ministry of Antiquities Facebook page

Artifacts under restoration before being placed in the Grand Egyptian Museum- Courtesy of Ministry of Antiquities Facebook page

Among the relics are a pink granite sculpture of King Amenhotep III, and colored coffins, Dr. Tarek Tawfik general supervisor of the project Grand Museum and the Chairman of the Committee stated in a Ministry of Antiquities release.

 

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  1. Islam Mohamed
    November 3, 2015 at 2:53 am

    I would like to open Grand Egyptian Museum soon in Giza, According to Wikipedia it scheduled for May 2018 to open. Thanks,

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