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Monday, May 15, 2017

Chariot of Tutankhamun to move to Grand Egyptian Museum - Egypt Today


http://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/5172/Chariot-of-Tutankhamun-to-move-to-Grand-Egyptian-Museum
Chariot of Tutankhamun - Via Wikimedia Creative Commons

Chariot of Tutankhamun to move to Grand Egyptian Museum

Mon, May. 15, 2017

CAIRO - 15 May 2017: The Ministry of Antiquities is preparing to transport the historic chariot and bed of Tutankhamun to the new Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), located two kilometers from the Giza Pyramids on Wednesday and Thursday.

In earlier statements, Minister of Antiquities Khaled el-Anani said that 50 percent of the work to build the new museum has been finalized, and the first phase will be inaugurated next year; it will include a room for Tutankhamun's relics.

The museum is expected to be one of the largest in the world.



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