Completing the preparation and maintenance of 14 royal mummies
The Mummies Hall of the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization receives visitors on World Heritage Day
Ten days after the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat received the royal mummies in a majestic parade, the museum restorer finished maintaining and preparing 14 mummies and placing them in two display box in the Mummies Hall, in preparation for receiving visitors on World Heritage Day, April 18, 2021.
Dr. Manal Ghannam, head of the museum's restoration department, explained that during the last period, the restoration team dismantled a number of these mummies and sifted them from their nitrogen capsule, and prepared them to receive the new exhibition environment for them in the museum according to the scientific methods used, indicating that the work of disassembly, dispersal, and preparation is underway. For the rest of the mummies to put them in their display cases in the Mummies Hall.
She added that until now, the mummies of the kings II, III, IV, Amenhotep I and II, Seti I Merenptah, Queen Hatshepsut, and Queen Tiye.