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New Museum in Sharm EL Sheikh

The Kafr El-Sheikh Museum in Sharm El Sheikh opened its doors to visitors on November 2nd,

With its modern construction, the museum is located in Sanaa Park to document the cultural heritage of the governorate and spread the archaeological and civilizational awareness of the heritage of Kafr El Sheikh Governorate and the nearby governorates.

The museum consists of three main exhibition halls, displaying artefacts from the excavations of the Tel el-Faraeen archaeological area and some other archaeological areas from Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate. It houses 735 exhibits, the most important of which is a statue from the Greco-Roman era depicting a child in a lake, and a statue of King Ramses II with the deity Sekhmet, in addition to a progressive painting of King Thutmose III, and 2 stone blocks (an architectural element), the head of a king of the 30th Dynasty, and another statue of a priest dating back to the age of the 26th Dynasty, from the Tel el-Faraeen area.

 

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