Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Tutankhamen tomb closes for renovation Oct1 | Cairo Post

Tutankhamen tomb closes for renovation Oct1 | Cairo Post: “The Pharaoh’s mummy will be carefully preserved in a temporary glass display case to be placed in the tomb’s antechamber in order not to be damaged during the restoration work set to be carried out in the burial chamber,” Eid said.

The announcement comes amid controversy regarding the state of preservation of the young Pharaoh’s mummy during the renovation of his tomb; Eid said that the display case includes humidifiers,dust seals, UV protected glass, air circulation and environment control to ensure the safety of the mummy.

1 comment:

jaranbaica said...

Tutnakamun was in a separate glass case in the ante chamber last November 2014. He has not been returned to the sarcophagus since he was removed for CT scanning a few years ago.