Thursday, July 24, 2014
News: Tutankhamun’ Wear on its way to the Grand Museum
Cairo: Dr. Mamdouh El Damaty, Minister of Antiquities and Heritage have decided to transfer Tutankhamun’ Wear and other 66 tissue pieces for the Golden pharaoh which was found in 1922 in his tomb in the west bank in Luxor, it will transfer from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to the Grand Museum which being built pyramid, the minister clarified that this group was used to cover the models gods «Isis, Ptah, and Wushu».
Eissa Zidane, manager of the primary renovation in the museum; said that the pieces that have been transferred in a secure manner to the center of the restoration of varying condition, some are in good condition and others in need of careful restoration. And he supervised the receipt and transportation included a group of archaeologists including Hassan Mohamed, Dalia Abdel Wahab and Abdel Wahed Nassef. On the other side in Cairo, the cultural relations Management at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had received an artefacts coming from Germany, the artifacts had been stolen in the last century, and is was part from a wall from the cemetery of «Sobek - Hotep» tomb in the west bank in Luxor.