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The various satellite channels began displaying the countdown clock for the moment of the start of the royal mummies procession, which will depart tomorrow, Saturday, from the Egyptian Museum to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization through the streets of Cairo, where many channels put the census on their screens.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization website has also launched a countdown clock service for the museum’s opening, with a live broadcast service available for the event from Here.
The royal mummies procession includes a number of mummies dating back to the times of the seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth dynasties, including 18 mummies for kings and 4 mummies for queens, and among the kings: Ramses II, Seqnen Ra, Thutmose III, Seti I, Hatshepsut, Meret Amun, Ahmose and his wife Nefertari ».
The rams in the middle of Tahrir Square were unveiled, lit with the obelisk and all the buildings and facades of the square, and shots would be fired at the start of the procession in tribute to the great kings.
The procession passes along the Nile Corniche and the Al-Ayoun stream, and is led by horses and chariots, in addition to artistic performances, with the participation of a group of famous artists.
The procession of royal mummies enjoys special media coverage, as advertising space has been purchased in Arab and European countries, and a number of international dignitaries have been confirmed, in addition to 400 television channels confirming their transmission of the event, half of which are international channels.
A number of artists will participate in the ceremony, including Hend Sabry alongside the artist Yousra, Mona Zaki, the artist Ahmed Helmy, Asir Yassin, and Hussein Fahmy.
The transfer of mummies is part of a huge project to develop methods for displaying antiquities, and reorganizing their distribution in museums as a result of the increase in their number in the Egyptian Museum.
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