Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany
inaugurated the Museum of Archaeological
Excavations on the Elphantine island,
west of Aswan, on Wednesday.
The museum was inaugurated on the sidelines of a celebration for when the sun's position is perpendicular to the face of the King Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel Temple. Egypt is preparing for a major celebration on the 200th anniversary of the discovery of the Abu Simbel temples, said Anany.
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