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Egypt plans another royal parade, this time for King Tut's gold mask

After the grand success of the Pharaoh's Golden Parade, Egypt is preparing for another major event involving the relics of Tutankhamun, one of ancient Egypt’s most famous kings.
A performer rides a two-horse chariot at the start of the parade of 22 ancient Egyptian royal mummies departing from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to the new National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat, Cairo, Egypt, April 3, 2021.

CAIRO — Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anani announced during an April 6 symposium titled “Royal Mummies” — in reference to the Pharaoh's Golden Parade that was organized by the ministry on April 3 to transfer royal mummies — that another procession is being prepared for the transfer of the golden mask of King Tutankhamun and the mummy’s golden sarcophagus to the Grand Egyptian Museum, in a unique event measuring up to the Pharaoh's Golden Parade.

Speaking at the symposium organized as part of the ninth scientific conference of Ain Shams University in Cairo, Anani noted that most of the treasures of Tutankhamun have been transferred from the Egyptian Museum in downtown Cairo's Tahrir Square to the Grand Egyptian Museum, west of Cairo near the Giza pyramids. 

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