Aten Museum in Minya, the Pharaonic spirit in modern architecture

Location : Minya Owner : culture ministry   It houses 10,000 artifacts and contains 14 museum exhibition halls The Aten Museum is one of the mega-national projects taking place in Minya Governorate. That long-awaited for dream which is located in the eastern Nile region, is one of the most important projects that have been completed currently after being stopped for many years with Egyptian arms. The Akhenaten Museum consists of 14 museum display halls. The number of artifacts scheduled to be displayed upon opening may reach 10,000 artifacts. The main hall will include the history of Minya through different eras, while the rest of the halls contain artifacts that recount the history and art of Aten period, in addition to a theater, a cinema, a conference hall that can accommodate about 800 people, an archaeological library, 19 bazaars, 5 artificial lakes overlooking the Nile, and a number of cafeterias, in addition to an administrative building with a center for staff training and another to revive heritage industries and crafts. The museum grounds, which overlook the Nile, take up 25 feddans. The building is made up of five floors and features 14 exhibition halls, a large conference hall, and a school of museum and restoration studies. There is an open air theatre displaying a collection of ancient Egyptian replicas. The Aten Museum would put Minya back on the world tourism map, and it would contribute significantly to raising the cu...

2020-12-08 10:49:00

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