Egyptian royal motorcade
Egyptian royal motorcade

In detail, the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has released an important promotional film for the event that the world awaits.

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has released a promotional film for the event that the world awaits, “The Parade of Royal Mummies”, tomorrow.

Note that, the film featured a number of Egyptian artists, including artist Hussein Fahmy, artist Aser Yassin, and actress Amina Khalil.

It is worth noting that the film includes exclusive content on the history of the 22 royal mummies that will be transported in a majestic legendary procession that will roam the streets of Cairo from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the place of its permanent display in the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in the Fustat region in central Cairo.

In detail, the event will start with the mummies leaving at night, from the main door of the Egyptian Museum, to be loaded onto carriages designed in the Pharaonic style, and above them are boxes to store mummies, while the cars are lined up and in front of the procession, individuals wearing Pharaonic costumes, and a large number of horsemen, before the procession moves in front of the gate The museum is in a circular motion towards Tahrir Square and revolves around the obelisk, then proceeds along the Nile River towards the Museum of Civilization, while artillery fired 21 bullets into the air to salute them.

The mummies of 18 kings and four queens from the 17th to the 20th pharaonic families will be transported on carriages decorated in the Pharaonic style bearing their names, respectively, according to the chronological order of their rule.

The procession also includes some widely known pharaohs and queens, such as King Ramses II, the most famous king of the modern state, the Twentieth Dynasty, who ruled Egypt in the twelfth century BC for about sixty-seven years. Their mummies were found in the Deir el-Bahri cache, west of Luxor, in 1881.

Also Queen Hatshepsut, one of the most famous female figures in ancient Egyptian history, who declared herself Queen of the country in the Eighteenth Dynasty. The mummy of Queen Hatshepsut was found in 1903 in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor.

The journey, which extends over about seven kilometers, takes about 40 minutes.

The film sheds more light from exclusive clips on the history of the entire Egyptian Museum in Tahrir and the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, and their most important unique archaeological holdings.