Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities has revealed that the restoration and structural development work on the North African nation’s Tanta Museum has been completed, with the facility — that has been closed for the last 18 years — set to open at the end of August 2019.

As part of the project, the museum’s building was renovated and two new showcases were being installed inside the facility. Besides, the five storied building includes administrative offices for the staff, and lecture and conference rooms.

In addition, The Ministry of Antiquities revealed that 99% of the museum’s exhibition work has been completed, with the facility set to showcase a statue of architect Imhotep, an icon of the Virgin Mary, and more.

Source: Construction Week Online

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