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Luxor Times: 10-Aug-2010

Luxor Times

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Coins through the Ages

Dr. Zahi Hawass will open today at 6PM the first exhibition for coins in Egypt “Coins through the Ages” at the Egyptian museum in Cairo.
The exhibition is one of a themed series the Supreme Council of antiquities organizing to display artefacts specific to one topic through Egyptian history.
The exhibition will show a collection of coins dated back to different eras including bronze, silver and golden coins. It also includes the collection of coins with Hieroglyphs on beside the roman plus the Islamic coins of Egypt.

Dr. Wafaa the Egyptian museum curator says “the importance of this exhibition that it will show the political, economical and religious role of Egypt through the ages with a collection that was never been on display in any exhibition”
The exhibition will be hosted in Hall 44 in the Egyptian museum in Cairo.
Not sure yet how long it will be there for but will keep you updated