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Minister of Antiquities opens Matareya Obelisk Museum

Saturday 17/February/2018 - 04:40 PM
Sada El Balad
Ahmed Moamar
Dr Khalid El Enany، Minister of Antiquities inaugurated today، Saturday، the Open Matareya Obelisk Museum.
The museum houses an obelisk belongs to King Senusret I.
It also contains another artifacts obtained by excavations in surrounding zone.
The minister revealed that the Egyptian- German archeological mission that works at Suq Al Khamess has found above 1900 pieces of King Psamtik I which was found last March.
He added that museum houses 135 artifacts currently.
It will be opened freely to s sightseers until next Friday.
He touted Materya as a place with history.
He urged the locals to keep the place clean and attractive to receive more tourists later. 

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