In Egypt began the restoration of the sarcophagus of Tutankhamun


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This restoration will be the first since the discovery of the notched wooden sarcophagus in 1922 in Luxor.

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The gilded sarcophagus of Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun began to be restored in Egypt. After completion of his plan to exhibit in one of the rooms of the Grand Egyptian Museum near the Giza pyramids.

“Egypt has so much taken out that it back just unreal. I think that sometimes is not even worth to talk about it and make noise. This is a huge problem.

If we consider this event in the long term, it is most important that the monuments were preserved,” said Tomashevich.

Earlier, Egyptian authorities moved a gilded sarcophagus from the tomb in the valley of the kings in Luxor to Cairo, so as to place it among the other items in the new Museum. The mummy of the Pharaoh who lived 3.3 million years ago, and a stone sarcophagus remained in the valley of the kings.

Restoration work will take approximately eight months since the sarcophagus has a lot of damage, which are carefully documented before sending ancient treasures in Cairo.


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