When was the Egyptian Museum Built?
The Egyptian Museum is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, it was established in 1835 near the Ezbekeyah Garden, moved later to Cairo citadel. Now it is located in Tahrir Square and was opened for public in the 15th of November of the year 1902.
What is the Museum Consists of?
The Egyptian Museum consists of two floors, boasts with 107 halls filled with artifacts dating from the prehistoric through the Roman periods, it covers 5000 years of Egypt’s past. It has about 160,000 pieces of work. The ground floor hosts the heavier displays like coffins, huge statues, and stone carvings. The upper floor includes gadgets, tools, funerary objects, smaller statues, papyrus papers, wooden coffins, jewelry, and most importantly, The Golden treasures of King Tutankhamun. The Egyptian Museum is one of the famous tourist attractions in Cairo.
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