Saturday, 12 December 2015

Eternal Thebes part 2

From Myriam's facebook page

"Thebes eternal", An exhibition at the Luxor Museum that displays objects of great value discovered in the temple of millions of years of Thutmose III.

The inauguration ceremony has counted with the presence of dr. Elham salah el din, director of the museums department of the ministry of Egyptian Antiquities, Dr. Mahmoud Afifi, director of the department of Antiquities of the pharaohs, Dr. Sultan Eid, territorial director of Antiquities of Luxor, Dr. Sanaa Ahmed Ali, director of the museum of Luxor, and political authorities of the local level. The sample exhibits some of the most relevant special pieces until now found in the above-mentioned field.

I encourage everyone to visit this museum and enjoy the exposure to meet the discoveries of the project of excavation and restoration in the temple of Thutmose III

"Eternal Thebes"
During the 8 campaigns in the Temple of Millions of Years of Thutmosis III in the West Bank, the Spanish-Egyptian archaeological mission has undertaken important discoveries such as those of gold jewelry and other beautiful objects found in funerary assemblages, foundation deposits, parts of statues and of stelae, lintels and many fragments of sandstone and limestone which show beautiful reliefs, some of which with polychrome, and interesting inscriptions.

The exhibit, which opens to public on the 12th of December 2015 in the Luxor Museum, shows some of the most relevant masterpieces found until now.

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