A recent research insight by scholars from Yale University yielded a new discovery at Nag el-Hamdulab near Aswan of a representation of a king.
Contrary to reports by journalists that this sword was stolen, it will be on display at the museum on July 17, 2011.
In order to investigate the state and conditions of Egyptian antiquities as well as the site and its monuments, UNESCO is sending a delegation to Egypt shortly.
Two kilometers north of Qarun Lake in the Fayoum, at the Graeco-Roman site of Soknopaiou Nesos, a cache of 150 ostraca were discovered. Every ostracon bore an inscription of a priest in the services of the god Soknopaios.
The museum has provided a new system of lighting for the burial of Kha and Merit to improve the experience of the visitor.