Luxor Museum houses a unique assortment of the best quality artworks belonging from the Pre-dynastic Period to the Islamic Epoch. Among the most extraordinary exhibits of the museum is the relics and artifacts that were originally found in the tomb of the illustrious Tutankhamen and a assortment of twenty-six, extraordinarily well preserved New Kingdom sculptures that were discovered buried in a hidden storage space adjacent the Luxor Temple in 1989.
Pick up from your hotel by air-conditioned modern van to the east bank of Luxor, where you will be accompanied by your own Egyptologist tour guide to visit the famous Luxor Museum which displays of pottery, jewelry, furniture, statues and stelae were created by the Brooklyn Museum of New York. They include a carefully selected assortment of items from the Theban temples and necropolis. Then the new extension of the building called the new kingdom which is dedicated to war machines featuring Tutankhamen's war chariot. Best of all there are also two royal mummies, that of Ahmosis I and what is believed to be that of Ramses I Then continue the tour to visit the Mummification Museum which contains everything you would ever want to know about mummification.The ancient Egyptians believed that in order for a person to reach heaven it was essential that both their body and their name remained so their Soul would be transported from one life to the next. In order to achieve this, the mummification rituals were developed to preserve the body.
The museum contains several human and animal mummies as well as the tools and the canopic jars needed for the ritual. With some free time for shopping in Luxor,never hesitate to book this tour with Egypt Best Day Tours and enjoy exploring the 2 museums with your egyptologist tour guide who will explain to you the history of each piece to make this tour spectacular ,from there will be driven to your hotel.
What's Included & Extra Info :
Academic Egyptologist speaking guide during tour.
Transportation by private air-conditioned deluxe vehicle.
Shopping tours during the tour in Luxor bazaars.
Pick up and drop off services.
Tour is available in English, Spanish, German, French and Italian languages.
ON deposit to book and the balance of payment on day tour.
Confirmation for this tour will be received after receiving a phone call.
Flexible cancellation policy and no charges for changes.
You will be met by our representative who will be holding a sign in your name and our company Egypt Best Day Tours.