18 April 2021 10:22 PM
Golden Parade leaves Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

The Golden Parade has moved from Cairo's Tahrir Square, carrying 22 mummies - 18 kings and four queens - from the Egyptian Museum to their new resting place 5km away at the newly-opened National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.

Egypt's royal mummies heading to new resting place in Old Cairo

About 400 local and global media outlets are covering a grand procession, dubbed "The Pharaohs' Golden Parade", to relocate 22 ancient Egyptian royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to their new lasting place.

In one-time event: King Seqenenre Tao leads mummies' golden parade

Egypt's royal mummies are leaving the Egyptian Museum at Cairo's Tahrir Square to their lasting headquarters at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Old Cairo’s Fustat.

NMEC receives visitors Sunday

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on Saturday 03/04/2021 announced the Central Exhibition Hall of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Old Cairo's Fustat will be open to visitors on Sunday following the parade of moving royal mummies.

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