80 artifacts restored to be displayed at grand museum
Last Updated : GMT 13:03:42
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

80 artifacts restored to be displayed at Grand Museum

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today 80 artifacts restored to be displayed at Grand Museum

Artifacts
Cairo - MENA

The restoration center of the Grand Egyptian Museum restored 80 artifacts, the museum project general supervisor said.

The restored pieces will be displayed during the partial inauguration of the museum in 2018, Tarek Tawfiq, said on Wednesday.

On Monday, the museum received 27 wooden beams of the main compartment of the second Khufu (King Cheops) Ship, which dates back to the Old Kingdom of Egypt, after their renovation.

An Egyptian-Japanese team had dismantled 586 wooden beams and a number of oars from the ship and completed the renovation of 500 pieces.

The second boat was found along with the first one in 1954 by late Egyptian archaeologist Kamal el Malak.

The second boat remained largely buried in sand until 1992 until a Japanese archaeological team from Waseda University offered a $10 million grant to unearth, restore and display it to the public.

The first phase of the restoration project, started in 2009, assessed the area surrounding the second boat pit with the use of topographical radar surveys. A laser scanning survey documented the area, particularly the wall between the Great Pyramid and the boat pit.

The first phase had also included the raising of 41 stone blocks that had covered the pit containing Khufu's second solar boat.

Nearly 3,000 artifacts, including 600 pieces of the belongings of Egypt's most famous Pharaoh Tutankhamon that have never been on display before, are scheduled to be transferred from storehouses to the Grand Egyptian Museum, located in the Giza Pyramids' area.

The collection is quite unique as it includes the "boy king's" belongings that have never been displayed to the public since his tomb's discovery in 1922, Damaty said.

The Golden King's items include a set of boxes, sandals and heavy objects, such as a double statue of pink granite for King Amenhotep III and colored coffins.

The site chosen for the Grand Egyptian Museum is only 2 km from the legendary Pyramids. The Giza plateau Memphis and its Necropolis nominated by UNESCO among the world Cultural Heritage Sites, contains irreplaceable monuments from across time. The museum complex will be built on a plot of land approximately 117 feddans, about 480,000 square meters.

 

arabstoday
arabstoday

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

80 artifacts restored to be displayed at grand museum 80 artifacts restored to be displayed at grand museum

 



Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

80 artifacts restored to be displayed at grand museum 80 artifacts restored to be displayed at grand museum

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Jordanian woman reveals her project

GMT 00:46 2017 Saturday ,11 November

Jordanian woman reveals her project
Arab Today, arab today The Big Apple bike boom

GMT 10:47 2017 Wednesday ,22 November

The Big Apple bike boom
Arab Today, arab today Keep kids busy at Thanksgiving gatherings

GMT 11:14 2017 Friday ,10 November

Keep kids busy at Thanksgiving gatherings
Arab Today, arab today Leaders of Russia, Iran, Turkey meet

GMT 10:12 2017 Wednesday ,22 November

Leaders of Russia, Iran, Turkey meet
Arab Today, arab today 'Advanced' cyber attack targets Saudi Arabia

GMT 10:18 2017 Wednesday ,22 November

'Advanced' cyber attack targets Saudi Arabia
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Australian academic's book pulled

GMT 15:20 2017 Monday ,13 November

Australian academic's book pulled
Arab Today, arab today May under Brexit pressure at EU reform summit

GMT 02:14 2017 Saturday ,18 November

May under Brexit pressure at EU reform summit
Arab Today, arab today Delhi half-marathon to go ahead

GMT 03:51 2017 Saturday ,18 November

Delhi half-marathon to go ahead
Arab Today, arab today The history of solar eclipses

GMT 05:16 2017 Sunday ,20 August

The history of solar eclipses
Arab Today, arab today Honda recalls 800,000 minivans

GMT 11:43 2017 Wednesday ,22 November

Honda recalls 800,000 minivans
Arab Today, arab today VW says will invest over 34bn euros

GMT 07:19 2017 Tuesday ,21 November

VW says will invest over 34bn euros
Arab Today, arab today Singer Jahda Wahba has unlimited ambitions

GMT 07:56 2017 Monday ,20 November

Singer Jahda Wahba has unlimited ambitions
Arab Today, arab today paObama climate envoy slams Trump's rejection

GMT 16:04 2017 Friday ,17 November

paObama climate envoy slams Trump's rejection

GMT 09:23 2017 Saturday ,18 November

Fedra happy for “Between Two Worlds” success

GMT 11:15 2017 Thursday ,16 November

Angola oil boss sacked by father's protege

GMT 18:41 2017 Friday ,20 October

Designer Aql Faqih aspires to innovation

GMT 11:38 2017 Wednesday ,15 November

Unloved vultures fight for their survival

GMT 11:49 2017 Thursday ,17 August

Egyptian artist presents new collection of designs

GMT 13:41 2017 Tuesday ,21 November

French choke up over proposal

GMT 00:44 2017 Monday ,20 November

Japanese regulators raid Airbnb

GMT 17:12 2017 Monday ,07 August

Al-Shawaifi reveals secrets of total solar eclipse

GMT 16:53 2017 Tuesday ,05 September

Youssra depended on colored foam
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday