Sunday, April 23, 2006

New mummy room at Cairo Museum

"The Egyptian Museum will soon open a hall to display the four mummies of high priests. The mummies were found in sarcophagi dating back to the XXDynasty (1188-1069 BC).The hall, on the second floor of the museum, has been equipped with glass showcases and ventilation system costing LE6 million.Eleven mummies of kings and princesses, dating back to the XXI and XXII Dynasties (1069-715 BC), will also be on display."
This is the entire bulletin on the Egyptian Gazette website.

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