A vehicle transfers an Egyptian mummy on April 3, 2021. Photo: Xinhua A vehicle transfers an Egyptian mummy on April 3, 2021. Photo: Xinhua
A vehicle transfers an Egyptian mummy on April 3, 2021. Photo: Xinhua
Egypt

‘Grandiose spectacle’: Egyptian royal mummies moved to new home in Cairo

  • Dubbed the ‘Pharaohs’ Golden Parade’, the 18 kings and four queens travelled in order, oldest first, each aboard a separate float decorated in ancient Egyptian style
  • Ramses II, who ruled Egypt for 67 years, and Queen Hatshepsut, the most powerful female pharaoh, were among the mummies on the journey

Topic |   Egypt
A vehicle transfers an Egyptian mummy on April 3, 2021. Photo: Xinhua A vehicle transfers an Egyptian mummy on April 3, 2021. Photo: Xinhua
A vehicle transfers an Egyptian mummy on April 3, 2021. Photo: Xinhua
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