Friday, August 26, 2005

12 mummies to be displayed at Egyptian Museum

"Minister of Culture Farouq Hosni is to open next month the second hall for displaying the royal mummies at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir square after the Ministry completed a project to develop display room 52 and fit it with modern technology. Dr. Zahi Hawwas, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities said 12 mummies will be displayed at the museum for the first time including mummies of Tuhutmos III known as the greatest warrior of Egypt and Amenhotep II, the most famous king of the 16 dynasty".

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