Royal mummies will be transferred to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
22 Royal mummies will
be transferred to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in the coming
few weeks in a grande parade from their current home in the Egyptian Museum in
The royal male mummies that are set to be moved are Seqenere Ra, Ahmose I,
Amenhotep I, II, III, Ramses II, III, IV, V, VI, IX and
Thutmose I, II, III, Siptah, Merenptah and Sety I, II
The four female mummies, will be queens Hastshepsut, Ahmose-Nefetari, Ti, and
This has been decided upon after moving their respective coffins to the new
location and preparing them for their arrival.
All selected mummies were carefully scanned and prepared for the move for the
past 14 months since they have been in the same location receiving visitors for
almost 120 years.
The parade is expected to receive huge international recognition and was
postponed until the Tahrir square renovation was completed.