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    National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

    May 3 in Egypt ⋅ ⛅ 30 °C

    Newly opened but not yet complete museum. This is the place the mummy parade last month (April 2021) from the old museum ended. It's a beautiful buildings in a park like setting.
    The main part of the museum is a recounting of Egyptian history, beginning in the prehistoric times.
    The mummies are displayed on a lower level and arranged as if walking through corridors in tombs. Unfortunately, no photographing is allowed down there.
    The 1st picture is of the museum courtyard. The 2nd is of construction models and implement, such as a plumb line. 3rd is a detail of the oldest wooden door found so far. In the 4th picture are god and goddess representations. 5th is an ancient papyrus telling a famous story about a general. Last is an example of the wooden caskets used in ancient Egypt.
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