The <a href="https:\/\/see.news\/british\/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Museum <\/a>of Islamic Arts in Cairo is set to hold a temporary archaeological exhibition on Saturday to celebrate \u201cAl Mawlid Al Nabawi\u201d (Prophet Mohammad\u2019s Birthday) anniversary.\r\n\r\nDr. Mamdouh Othman, General Director of the Museum of Islamic Arts, said that this celebration comes as part of the museum's keenness to share the Egyptian people\u2019s celebration of Prophet Mohammed\u2019s Birthday.\r\n\r\nHe added that a number of activities will be held on the sidelines of the exhibition, including workshops and a concert for religious songs.\r\n\r\nIt is noteworthy that the <a href="https:\/\/www.miaegypt.org\/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Museum<\/a> of Islamic Arts is considered one of the greatest in the world, with its exceptional collection of rare woodwork and plaster artifacts, as well as metal, ceramic, glass, crystal, and textile objects of all periods, from all over the Islamic world.\r\n\r\nIn recent years, the museum has displayed about 4,500 artifacts in 25 Halls, but it houses more than 100,000 objects, with the remainder in storage. The collection includes rare manuscripts of the Qur'an, with some calligraphy written in silver ink, on pages with elaborate borders.\r\n\r\nThe Museum has conducted archaeological excavations in the Fustat area and has organized a number of national and international exhibitions. It was closed for renovations in 2003, and re-opened 8 years later, in August 2010. The restoration cost nearly US$10 million\r\n\r\nContributed by Hassanain Tayea.