The south Egyptian city of Luxor will Tuesday receive the mummies of King Ahmose, who defeated the Hyksos, and King Ramses I.
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Luxor receives Ahmose and Ramses
Luxor receives Ahmose and Ramses
Luxor receives Ahmose and Ramses

The south Egyptian city of Luxor will Tuesday receive the mummies of King Ahmose, who defeated the Hyksos, and King Ramses I. The mummies will arrive from Cairo with Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), Dr. Zahi Hawas to put them on display inside the Luxor Museum annex, which is being prepared to be the first museum to tell the military history and glory of Thebes, the ancient name of Luxor.

The south Egyptian city of Luxor will Tuesday receive the mummies of King Ahmose, who defeated the Hyksos, and King Ramses I. The mummies will arrive from Cairo with Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), Dr. Zahi Hawas to put them on display inside the Luxor Museum annex, which is being prepared to be the first museum to tell the military history and glory of Thebes, the ancient name of Luxor.

The museum is scheduled to be inaugurated in a world gala next month. Hawas said the annex stands over an area of 500 meters and hosts 140 pieces of antiquities revolving around the golden era of the Egyptian military, particularly during the 18th Pharaonic Dynasty.

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