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Civilization Museum Treasures carrying the secrets of Egypt
IComplex, overlooking Lake Ein Al-Sira, one of the largest and largest archeology museums in the world is located, with an area of more than 140 thousand square meters, thus It accommodates nearly 50 thousand artifacts telling the stages of the development of Egyptian civilization, from the earliest times until the modern era.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, the idea of which goes back to UNESCO, when it announced an international campaign to establish it in 1982, is the first museum to be devoted to the entirety of Egyptian civilization, as its archaeological pieces will tell the stages of the development of Egyptian civilization, and it includes seven different exhibitions, the most important of which is the permanent main exhibition , Which will display the most important achievements of Egyptian civilization, in addition to six other exhibitions dealing with topics: civilization, the Nile, writing, state and society, culture, beliefs and ideas, in addition to the exhibition of royal mummies.
The museum, which laid the foundation stone for it in 2002, is distinguished by its luxury and breadth, the luxury that the visitor feels as soon as he steps into that long entrance surrounded on the sides by huge columns, which crosses it down to the temporary exhibition hall, which displays many Egyptian industries throughout the ages , Such as pottery, textiles, fashion, gold and silver jewelry, and these industries show the extent of the development of pottery and glass crafts in ancient, middle and modern Egypt, so inside the lobby there are many models of the Egyptian manufacturer, in the various professions in which he worked professionally, next to him are some wooden tools and chairs on which he was sitting. In addition to many ceramic pots, murals, and doors, which confirm the craftsmanship of the Egyptian manufacturer.
Also inside the lobby is one of the rarest Egyptian antiquities at all, which is the coffin of the priest Najm Ankh, returning from the United States of America, after Egypt recovered it from among the recovered antiquities, and dates back to the first century BC, when Egypt was ruled by the Ptolemaic dynasty, He was a high priest of the god "Hershef" in the city of Heracleopolis, and is located in the center of Ahnasia in the province of Beni Suef now.
The Museum of Egyptian Civilization is one of the most important axes for the development of the archaeological "Al-Fustat" region, which is the first capital of Islamic Egypt. Therefore, Ain Al-Sira Lake, which has an area of more than 2 million square meters, was developed, and from inside the museum you can see many buildings. The nearby archeology, on top of those buildings is the Muhammad Ali Pasha Castle, and the interior exhibitions of the museum were designed by the Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, while Dr. Al-Ghazali Qusaybah, professor of architecture at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Cairo, obtained the right of architectural advice.
According to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, the Museum of Egyptian Civilization is scheduled to receive the mummies of some of the great Egyptian kings, and they number 22 mummies, headed by Ramses II, Amenhotep II and Merenptah, provided that this will be done in early 2021, to be placed in the mummies hall in the basement, and it also includes The museum also works for restoration, and two sarcophagi belonging to the sarcophagus of "Sengem", the foreman of King "Seti the First" and his wife, who is one of the great priests of the New Kingdom era, who belongs to the 19th family, and the two sarcophagi are made of wood in a human form, and they have colorful decorations Inside each of them, there is a mummy of the deceased in a good state of