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1,451 artifacts registered at Agricultural Museum - Egypt Today
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1,451 artifacts registered at Agricultural Museum

Sun, Jun. 25, 2017

CAIRO – 25 June 2017: The examination and registration of 1,451 archaeological artifacts in the Egyptian Agricultural Museum has been completed by the Central Department of Archaeological Acquisitions, an affiliate of the Ministry of Antiquities, according to a Thursday report by al-Bawaba.

The registration and examination procedures took months to complete. The examination and registration committee prepared 37 reports for the 1,451 artifacts. The artifacts include mummies of birds, horns from different animals including cows and deer, animal skulls, a number of pots and crockery and quarried stone.

The Egyptian Agriculture Museum, which is located in the Dokki district of Giza, part of Greater Cairo, is one of the largest museums in Egypt. It was built in 1938 over a surface area of 125,000 square meters. The museum buildings occupy around 20 square kilometers and the rest consists of gardens that house trees, rare plants and a number of green houses.

The property is divided into separate museums, including the Museum of Ancient Egyptian Agriculture, the Museum of Scientific Models, the Museum of Plant Wealth, the Syrian Museum, the Islamic Museum and the Cotton Museum.

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