Antiquities Ministry issues lists of special artefacts to be feature in musuem for May, 2023 (image credits Facebook)

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities of Egypt has uploaded a list of variety of artifacts that have been selected to be the special pieces and to be exhibit during the month of May in museums across the country.

As part of the monthly tradition of Egyptian museums across the republic, museums chose May pieces, through a public referendum through their Facebook social media pages.


Professor Mo’men Othman, head of the museum sector at the Supreme Council for Archaeology, explained that this tradition comes within the framework of museums’ role as cultural, cultural and educational institutions that work to raise tourism and archaeological awareness among all levels of society.

Antiquities Ministry issues lists of special artefacts to be feature in musuem for May, 2023 (image credits Facebook)

He added that the public signed their choice on the artifacts that highlight the status of the family in conjunction with the International Day of the Family, which was read by the United Nations General Assembly to be on May 15 every year in order to celebrate the family and raise awareness of all its aspects.

The head of the museum sector pointed out that the ancient Egyptian was eager to marry at an early age, the ancient Egyptian family was perfectly stable and had religious principles and rules followed during different historical periods, and the sage “Batah-Hutab” also left many important tips for establishing a family and how to maintain it.

Antiquities Ministry issues lists of special artefacts to be feature in musuem for May, 2023

The list of the museums along with the selected pieces of artefacts are listed below:

Museum of Islamic Art:

Displaying a silver-plated wooden door from the Muhammad Ali family era.


The Coptic Museum:

A mural dating back to the 10th-11th centuries, made of plaster, with sights on the right and left depicting Adam and Eve once and again with the Forbidden Fruit in their hands, and again after being exiled from Paradise. And on the far left I drew the live that was an instrument of Satan.

Antiquities Ministry issues lists of special artefacts to be feature in musuem for May, 2023

Sharm El Sheikh Museum:

Displaying a limestone painting of King Akhenaton offering offerings and worshiping with his family to Aton in the form of a solar panel.

Museum of Royal Jewellery:

Shows two pictures of the coloured enamel of Khadawi Ismail and his wife Princess Jananyar.

Farouk Corner Museum in Helwan:

The bed of Prince Ahmed Fouad II’s cradle features the shape of a ship adorned with the symbols of the ancient Egyptian territories. The name of “Ahmed Fouad” was recorded on the bed and crowned him.

The Police Museum in the Castle:

A modern-day statue of a marble woman holding a bird under her left arm.

The Museum of Al-Minil Palace:

It shows a family photo of Al-Khadiwi’s sons, Mohamed Tawfiq, and they are “Abbas Helmy II, Muhammad Ali, Khadija, and Neema”.

Museum of Royal Vehicles:

It features an 18-karat gold wedding ring of King Farouk I and Queen Farida, intertwined with their names.

The Jire Anderson Museum:

It shows a modern-day colorful fabric portrait of King Tutankhamun and his wife Ankhamun as she paints perfume for him. And in the top of the picture the sun is coming.

Cairo International Airport Museum 2:

Displaying a colored limestone funeral plaque, featuring “Lashdatt Av and his wife Britt” as the in-laws for the minister. From the era of the first transition.

Cairo International Airport Museum 3:

A wooden icon depicts the Virgin Mary seated on the throne carrying a child with a golden aura surrounding her head.

National Museum of Suez:

Modern country-era dime toy features a wooden base decorated with botanic bone motifs, and attached to the base features a small staircase for placing toy pieces.

Museum of Ismailia Archaeology:

A statue made of burnt clay, from the Roman era, shows a man sitting in a robe, and to his left his wife breastfeeding her child.

Tanta Museum of Monuments:

A limestone mural depicting the Holy Trinity in Ancient Egypt representing Osiris, Isis and their son Horus. From the late era family 26.

The National Museum of Alexandria:

A limestone statue is displayed, of a man, his wife and son between his legs, in a state of family affection.

Museum of Proposed Archaeology:

A black granite statue is on display, of the high priest of the idol Batah and his wife, from the 22nd family era.

Hill Basta Museum:

A limestone painting shows a scene of a deceased person sitting on a stool with a lotus flower in his hand to bring him back to life and in front of him his eldest son offers a bunch of offerings to bless him in the afterword. At the top of the painting there are the eye Ogat and the chin mark, which are symbols of protection in ancient Egypt.

Museum of Hurghada:

Ancient State-era limestone statue depicting Isis and Osoris, shows how much a wife loved her husband and stood by his side to bring him back once again to the world.

Kafr El Sheikh Museum:

A double puzzle statue is shown, of a man called “Sa Hathor” standing by his wife, from the First Transition era.

Com Oshim Museum of Archems:

It shows a model of a house made of wood, found in the archaeological Haware, from the 21st family era.

Malawi Museum:

A limestone double statue shows Bibi Gunkh and his wife in a sitting position; she surrounds her husband with her right arm, her left hand on her husband’s left arm and on the head of both wigs. take it back to the old country era

Sohag National Museum:

A limestone painting shows religious views, the owner of the painting and his family worshiping the minister sitting in front of them, and below it is a view of the owner and his wife sitting, and in front of them a group of individuals sitting close to them. she goes back to the modern country era

Luxor Museum of Ancient Egyptian Art:

A black granite statue is displayed, of the so-called “Basser” and his wife, and on the base engraving of aliens in hieroglyphic writing.


Displaying a wooden statue of the god “Osoris”, the god of agriculture, fertility and resurrection.

The New Valley Museum of Archaeology:

Displaying a pink granite statue of a man and his wife, from the ancient country era.


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