The Royal Mummies Hall at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization will be ready to receive visitors on April 18, which coincides with the World Heritage Day, following the restoration of 14 mummies.
Manal Ghannam, restoration director at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, explained that the restoration team dismantled a number of mummies, sorted them from the nitrogen capsule, and prepared them for their new exhibition venues according to the latest scientific methods used.
Ghannam indicated that restoration and processing works are underway for the rest of the mummies in their awaited venues.
She added that until now, the mummies of the kings of Seknen Ra, Ramesses II, Ramesses III, Ramesses IV, Ramesses IX, Thutmose II, Thutmose III, Thutmose IV, Amenhotep I, and Amenhotep II, as well as Seti I are ready for display.
Also, the mummies of Queens Merneptah, Hatshepsut, and Tiye will be ready for display on the World Heritage Day.
It is noteworthy that Egypt held a golden parade celebrating the transport of 22 of its mummies from the Egyptian museum of Tahrir to their new resting place in National Museum of Civilization.