Discover Egyptian antiquities from the Nubia Museum

The Nubia Museum

For location and area:

The Nubia Museum was established in 1997. The museum is located within an archaeological area that is considered one of the most beautiful areas in Aswan. It also occupies a high hill next to the Nilometer.
The Nubia Museum is located on an area of fifty thousand square meters, and the museum building is built on seven thousand square meters of that, and forty-three thousand square meters for the external site and open display. Half of the area on which the museum building is located was allocated to the internal museum exhibition halls, and the other half for stores, restoration, and research management. , administration places, and public services.
The architectural design of the Nubian Museum is also characterized by the Nubian architectural style, which the designers were inspired by ancient Pharaonic tombs. The building won the award for the most beautiful architectural building in the world in 2001.

Interior components of the museum:

The basement: It contains the main exhibition hall, restoration laboratories, workshops, antiquities stores, a reception center, and the open-air theatre. Ground floor: It has the main entrance, an exhibition hall, a lecture hall, a hall for VIPs, security and administration rooms, and a room for the general director of museums. The first floor: It includes the cafeteria, the library, the museum, photography and microfilm rooms, and the museum administration and services.

Importance of the museum:

The Nubia Museum in Aswan is considered one of the most important Egyptian museums to date. Because it is an open museum that is unique from other temples, the Nubian Museum plays a vital role not only in informing the world of the heritage of this region or in preserving the antiquities and displaying them appropriately, but also in supporting the various research carried out by scholars and researchers from all over the world. The world about the Nubia region, through the Center for Studies and Documentation Centers located in the museum, and publishing more information about the “Land of Gold” in Egypt, past, present, and future.

The Nubia Museum comes to immortalize in its sides and corners all the history and arts of Nubia through statues, sculptures, inscriptions, mummies, tools, commemorative plaques, tombstones, murals, and so on, through seventeen display areas arranged chronologically, including: the Nubia region, the Nubian environment, the origins of the Nile Valley, and the prehistoric era. And also the Neolithic civilization, the era of the pyramids, the Middle Nubian era, the Nubian Kingdom of Kush, the Egyptian civilizational expansion in Nubia, the 25th Dynasty, the Kingdom of Meroe, the late era, Christian Nubia, Islamic Nubia, the irrigation area, the international campaign to save the antiquities of Nubia, and finally the section folklore.

The most important antiquities in the museum:

The museum contains five thousand artifacts inside it, representing the stages of development of Egyptian civilization and Nubian heritage. The external display of the museum includes 68 unique pieces of large statues and archaeological paintings of various sizes. One of the most beautiful and rarest of these pieces on display is a 200,000-year-old human skeleton, which was found in the year 1982 in the Edkobateh area in Aswan.

Visiting the Nubia Museum offers a glimpse into the rich history of ancient Egypt and the efforts made to preserve its cultural heritage in the face of modern development.

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