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Luxor Times: Second Solar boat of Khufu restoration project; Third phase

Luxor Times

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Second Solar boat of Khufu restoration project; Third phase

As the co-operation between the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities and Waseda University continues, today in the presence of the Minister of Antiquities Dr. Ahmed Essa, H.E. the Japanese ambassador in Cairo, Mr. Toshiro Suzuki  and Dr. Sakuji Yoshimura, the director of Waseda university mission in Cairo, the 3rd phase of the restoration project of the second solar boat started.

The third phase include restoring and strengthening of the boat wood in order to reassemble the boat to its original shape. An estimated period for this phase to take is between 2 to 5 years. 

For more information about the project

Second Solar boat uncovered!!!


At the International Press Conference: Khufu’s second solar boat will be ready in 5 years.


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