Museum of Egyptian Antiquities,in Cairo post 1
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
It is very beatiful, too short to represent the worth of visiting the great museum. known commonly as the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms.
Egyptian Museum part 1
It houses the worlds largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities, and many treasures of King Tutankhamen.
In the Royal Mummy Room today there are about 9 mummies displayed.
The following information pertains to the state of the museum prior to the Egyptian Revolution of 2011. The museum’s Royal Mummy Room, containing 27 royal mummies from Pharaonic times, was closed on the orders of President Anwar Sadat in 1981.
Egyptian Museum part 2
It was reopened, with a slightly curtailed display of New Kingdom kings and queens in 1985. Today, there are about 9 mummies displayed. One of them is the newly discovered mummy of Queen Hatshepsut
Tuthankhamun Egyptian Museum