The Mummification Museum is an archaeological museum in Luxor, Upper Egypt. It was established in 1997. It is dedicated to the art of Ancient Egyptian mummification. The word “mummification” comes from the Persian word “mummya” meaning bitumen or pitch. The museum is intended to provide visitors with an understanding of the ancient art of mummification. […]

Great Pyramid of Giza from south showing the solar boat museum. The solar boats of ancient Egyptians were large ships that were made out of cedar wood. They were used in religious rituals during Pharaonic times. The solar boats were used as a symbol of the journey of the god Ra, the god of the […]

The Graeco-Roman Museum is the largest one specializing in the Graeco-Roman civilization in the Mediterranean region. It is located in Alexandria, Egypt. Erected in 1892, it was first built in a five-room apartment, inside one small building on Horriya Street. In 1895, it was transferred to another, larger building near Gamal Abdul Nasser Street. The […]

The Alexandria National Museum is a museum in Alexandria, Egypt. It was inaugurated the 31 December 2003 by Hosni Mubarak. The museum is housed in the old Al-Saad Bassili Pasha Palace. He was one of the wealthiest wood merchants in Alexandria during his lifetime. It is located in a renovated Italian style palace in Tariq […]

The Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo is considered to be one of the largest and oldest museums in the world, with its exceptional collection of rare woodwork and plaster artefacts, as well as metal, ceramic, glass, crystal, and textile objects of all periods, from all over the Islamic world. The museum hosts many exhibits […]

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