Cultural Celebration in the inauguration of Islamic Art Museum at Bab El-Khaleq

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The Egyptian Ministry of Culture will organize a cultural and artistic celebration on the inauguration of the Islamic Art Museum at Bab El-Khalq on 1st of December this year following completion of works of renovation and re-formulation of display technique of monumental pieces with a total cost amounted L.E. 85 million.

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Hawas added that the restoration process of the monumental fountain was carried out in collaboration with Agha Khan Foundation, as the fountain was transported to its new site at the Islamic Art museum according to the new design.

He explained that 2000 kilograms of the cement material that was used in restoration of the fountain in years between 1960 and 1970 were removed in addition to treatment of harmful effects over the fountain as a result of previous restorations.

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