Thursday, May 27, 2010

Mrs Mubarak to open 1st phases of Egyptian Grand museum project

Egypt State Information Service

Mrs. Suzanne Mubarak will open on May 27th 2010 the first and second phases of the Grand Egyptian Museum project.

These two stages include the basic foundations at the museum’s location, the establishment of the World Center of Restoration and two power stations as well as a water station.

Minister of Culture Farouq Hosni said that work has already in the third and final phase of the project, which will take 26 months before the becomes ready fro official inauguration in mid 2012, said Hosni.

An assortment of rave artifacts will be showcased in the museum including the treasures of king Tutankhamen where a model tomb of the young king.

The huge statue of king Ramses II, moved earlier from downtown, will be also showcased in the museum.

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