Dr Mostafa Waziri, the secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, inaugurated a new temporary exhibition at Luxor Museum under the theme of Gold Treasures.
The opening was attended by the Japanese Ambassador in Cairo, the director of the Luxor Museum, and several officials.
Waziri said that the exhibition contains 747 artefacts that reflect the history of the ancient Egyptian gold artefacts, and pieces of jewelry.
Some of the displayed pieces are a number of gold bracelets that were founded in Luxor between 1966, and 1986, a pair of gold rings, golden earrings, and many other pieces that date back to several periods.
It also showcases 690 historical coins that date back to the Roman, and Byzantium civilizations, and four gold dinars that date back to the Umayyad period, and it carried various Islamic writings. In addition, two dinar halves that belong to the same period are exhibited.
Contributed by: Rana Atef