Mummification Museum

Mummification Museum provides insight into Ancient Egypt funerary processes and beliefs. Standing on the waterfront of Mina Palace of Luxor, the museum attracts Ancient Egypt enthusiast more loudly.

Tourism In Egypt has some of the most attractive Egyptian Sites and an interesting contemporary culture, the trove of antiquities is what attracts most visitors. Egypt has listed above 50 museums and still many have still to find their way to the list as it has reached the heart of tourist worldwide.

Nile Holiday brings you some very remarkable and ingenious Egyptian Museums that Egypt has to offer. Let’s break them up according to their locations:

General Info

Name: Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo
Established in: 1997
Location: 25° 42′ 8″ N, 32° 38′ 23″ E
Summer Opening Hours: 9:00am-10:00pm
Place: Luxor
Type: Archaeological Museum
Key: Ancient Egypt
Winter: 9:00am-9:00pm

History

Ancient Egypt used to preserve the bodies of royal patrons and prepare their afterlife. This has been evidenced again and again throughout Egypt. People all over the world have been intrigued and drawn to uncover these secrets.

In 1997, President Hosni Mubarak opened the Mummification Museum to enable these learning in a safe and entertaining way.

Architecture

The museum covers 2035 m² and contains the following elements:

Hall of artefacts:
  • Lecture hall
  • Video room
  • Cafeteria
  • Ascended corridor through which the visitor could have a look on ten tablets which shows lights on the funeral journey from death to burial.
  • From the end of corridor, more than sixty pieces are displayed in 19 well-advanced cases.

Facts

The display cases in the museum concentrates on 11 topics:

  • Gods of ancient Egypt
  • Embalming materials
  • Organic materials
  • Embalming fluid
  • Tools of mummification
  • Canopic jars
  • Ushabtis
  • Amulets
  • Coffin of Padiamun
  • Mummy of Masaherta
  • Mummified animals

The mummification process includes removing body parts to jars which was put near the sarcophagus. 4 different Canopic jars which were taken from dynasty era are made of stone or wood.

These jars contain stoppers with 4 different heads or shape:

  • The 1st one as Am-sty, with a human head shape.
  • The 2nd one was Hapy, with a monkey head.
  • The 3rd one was Dwa-mut-f, with a Jackal’s head.
  • The 4th was Kbh-snw- f, with a falcon head.

These classifications are not ending alls. We can also divide them into Egyptian Sites, where we can get into details. That is why we offer guides with multiple language skills and experience in Egyptology to help you see your dream destination with new eyes and fall in love with Egypt as we do… Egypt Tour Packages give you the chance to experience Egypt’s history and best attractions.

For detail viewing, come and witness the glorious history of Mummification Museum with Nile Holiday today..

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