Egypt: The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has shared a list of historic artefacts and archaeological findings to be featured in the Egyptian Archaeological Museums across the country for the month of July 2023.
On his part, Professor Moomen Othman, Head of the Museum Sector at the Supreme Council for Archaeology, clarified that many audiences had signed a selection of artefacts that highlight the Hajj season and the cladding of the Holy Kaaba in celebration of Eid al-Adha Mubarak and great for Hajj pilgrims.
In addition, the shared updates read, “As part of the monthly tradition of the Egyptian Archaeological Museums across the country, the museums have chosen the pieces of July through a public survey through their Facebook social media pages”.
Furthermore, it was added that the selected artefacts come within the framework of the museums’ role as cultural, civilization and educational institutions that raise tourism and archaeological awareness among all classes of society.
The artefacts to be featured in the museums nationwide are listed below:
MUSEUM OF ISLAMIC ART:
A painting of porcelain painted under glass painting from the Ottoman era depicts the Holy Mosque in Mecca and its surroundings from the ears and veil-covered arches.
The Coptic Museum:
The Pilgrimage icon features a canvas painted canvas that Christian pilgrims used to take with them as a souvenir after completing the pilgrimage season in the Church of the Resurrection in Jerusalem. These types of icons deal with a range of themes, stories from the Bible, stories from the life of the Virgin Mary, the disciples and some of the saints.
Sharm Sheikh Museum:
A funeral plaque from the limestone of the Supreme President of Tayiba Region shows “Antifa” during the era of self-transition, depicting the social status he enjoys in his life and scenes of the progress of the relatives and the demonstrations in which the servant makes.
ROYAL JEWELS MUSEUM:
An outer cover of a silver photo album features a Qur’an-shaped, decorated with colourful enamel and studded with diamond, sapphire, and turquoise stones from the collection of King Farooq.
Farouk Corner Museum in Halwan:
A watercolour painting depicting a panorama of Cairo’s most important archaeological landmarks and mid-view shows the celebration of the Lamb Parade, where the Hodj, wearing the cloak of the Holy Kaaba, wanders the streets of Cairo, surrounded by Sufi road flags and flags.
National Police Museum in the Castle:
A statue of Osiris shows the otherworld god, where ancient Egyptians made a pilgrimage every year to Apidos, the centre of worship of Osiris. The scene of the pilgrimage to Apidos was one of the most important scenes in that the ancient Egyptian made sure to visit his grave.
Al-Manil Palace Museum:
A portion of the inner cladding of the Ka’bah is red silk on it, showing writings in curved lines of the Holy Quran.
Royal Vehicles Museum in Cairo:
The edge of the curved Ka’bah clothes in black silk features prominent Quranic verses decorated with silver wires.
Jare Anderson Museum:
An ornate metal plate from the legends of the House of Cretan depicts the victim’s story.
Cairo international airport museum 2:
A coloured limestone funeral plaque from Its Transfiguration shows “Lashdat F” and his wife “Bret” inscribed with the formula for introducing the relatives of the idol Osiroris, who was a pilgrimage to the ancient Egyptians.
Cairo International Airport Museum 3:
A 3D model shows a person preparing lamb meat from the Tagoy cemetery in the Al-Assasif region, Luxor.
The National Museum of Suez:
A sandstone funeral plaque shows “Nab En Nsu” and “Amanhatb” and the deceased at the top of the plaque, offering in front of idol Osoris and front of idol Anubis. And at the bottom of the painting, it shows their male children and women carrying different relatives.
The Museum of Ismailia Artifacts:
A limestone statue of a lamb shows two horns bent down, and the body is covered with a jealous layer of fur.
Tanta Museum of Artifacts:
Shows a model of a late-era wooden vessel used in a pilgrimage to the god Osiris in Apidos.
National Museum of Alexandria:
A plaque from the cemetery of the worker Aminmobit of the city convent shows it divided into two parts; the upper part represents the burning of incense by the king in front of the solemn procession of the god Amun.
While the bottom shows a person kneeling before him seven pillars of hieroglyphic lines, the kneeling person is Aminmobit, and the plaque dates back to the modern state—the nineteenth family—the beginning of a rule by King Ramesses the II.
Museum of proposed artefacts:
A limestone painting prominently shows a view of the rulers of the territories, while the inscription shows a large table of offerings.
Tel Basta Museum:
A table for the feathers of the limestone shows pictures of meat, fish, and more.
A limestone painting of a woman called “Htab di Nso” shows an inscription of the offering of the relatives, and below the painting, a view depicting the victim’s slaughter.
Kafr Sheikh Museum:
Demonstrating a model wooden boat with its sailing crew.
Kum Ochim Archaeology Museum in Palphium:
It displays a large Islamic-era porcelain vase with botanical motifs and Surat Al-Fatiha on one side and the other describing the Prophet (peace be upon him).
Bronze statue of Osiris, the idol standing in bronze, dates back to the Greco-Roman era
National Museum of Sohag:
A funeral plaque of limestone with a round top shows the owner of the plaque called “Suhtab Ib Ra”, one of the senior statesmen in the era of King Snaussert III of the Middle State. His painting is one of the most important sources describing the pilgrimage to Apidos.
Tanning Museum in Luxor
A mummy shows a mummified ram covered in a linen cloth, wearing a mask from doctrine cardboard found in Fentine Island excavations.
A ram’s head on a lotus quartzite-shaped pillar crown is showcased back to the modern country era.
The new valley museum:
A mummy shows a ram wrapped in written rolls with drawings of some Greek-Roman-era machines.