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Monday, December 7, 2015
New Opening, Cairo: Museum to Open Tomorrow at Cairo International Airport Today
first airport museum is to open tomorrow at Cairo International Airport’s
Terminal 3. Written By/ Nevine El-Aref.
Ministry of Antiquities Mamdouh Eldamaty is to open today evening a small
museum in the transit hall at Cairo International Airport's Terminal 3.
told Ahram Online that the museum was established in an attempt to promote
tourism and Egypt’s distinguished civilisational history.
Salah, head of the Museums Section at the antiquities ministry, told Ahram
Online that the museum includes 38 artefacts carefully selected from different
museums around Egypt, including the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir, the Coptic
Museum in Old Cairo and the Museum of Islamic Art in Bab Al-Khalq area.
explained that the displayed objects show the daily life of ancient Egyptians
as well as their religious beliefs.
The Islamic era is presented through a
collection of lamps, plates, chandeliers and a copy of the Quran, while the
Coptic era is shown through a collection of objects depicting religious rituals
inside cathedrals, along with Coptic manuscripts. A
copy of the Holy Bible is also exhibited.
said that the airport museum is meant to not only attract travellers who are
visiting Egypt, but also those transiting through the airport. She pointed out
that museum tickets cost $3 for foreigners and LE25 for Egyptians.