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More of King Tutankhamun’s possessions now at GEM
Archaeology

More of King Tutankhamun’s possessions now at GEM

More treasures of King Tutankhamun have been relocated to its display cabinets at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), how 75…
GEM announces new website, accommodations for visitors with disabilities
Egypt

GEM announces new website, accommodations for visitors with disabilities

Management of the new Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) announced the upcoming launch of the museum’s website, which will allow visitors…
Egypt officially announces GEM ticket prices, denies rumors of LE 500 entrance fee for Egyptians
Egypt

Egypt officially announces GEM ticket prices, denies rumors of LE 500 entrance fee for Egyptians

The price of tickets to the main exhibition halls of the much-anticipated Grand Egyptian Museum has been set at LE…
Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter visits Grand Egyptian Museum
Archaeology

Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter visits Grand Egyptian Museum

The granddaughter of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s late political leader and anti-apartheid revolutionary, paid a visit to Cairo’s new Grand…
New discoveries to be announced soon: Antiquities Minister
Egypt

New discoveries to be announced soon: Antiquities Minister

Minister of Antiquities Khaled Al-Anany announced that the next period will witness substantial discoveries and openings. In his first statement…
Investigations still under way into Grand Egyptian Museum’s fire
Egypt

Investigations still under way into Grand Egyptian Museum’s fire

Investigations into the cause of the fire which erupted at the construction site of Egypt’s Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) in…
Egypt’s museums: What visitors expect of the ‘GEM,’ Part II
Archaeology

Egypt’s museums: What visitors expect of the ‘GEM,’ Part II

On a Sunday afternoon, the garden of the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square is quiet. The only people on the…
Egypt’s Museums: A look into the ‘GEM,’ Part I
Archaeology

Egypt’s Museums: A look into the ‘GEM,’ Part I

On 10 January, almost 20 years since the idea was first conceived, Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim Ali announced that the…
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