by Raymon Kondos
CAIRO (youregypt.com) - Egypt will hold an exhibition for antiquities
in Paris starting next October and lasting for 6 months.
The exhibition, which bears the title of “Glories of the Pharaohs,”
is expected to showcase new artifacts.
A quartzite head of Amenhotep III among antiquities
featured in Toronto 's exhibition
The Egyptian government said the exhibition would be hosted by
the Arab World Institute in Paris. It has been decided that revenues
of the exhibition would be allocated to the promotion of Egyptian
and Arab culture in Europe.
Meanwhile, another exhibition will be held in Canadian city of
Toronto from Feb 28 to June 6. The exhibition, which will be set
at the Royal Ontario Museum, will tour other Canadian cities later
on. It would showcase 144 artifacts borrowed from the British Museum
in London including coffins, sculpture, papyri, jewelry and mummy
The exhibition, titled Eternal Egypt, span over 3’500 years
of Ancient Egypt, from the Predynastic
Period to The Roman Era.