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The Pharaohs' Golden Parade

Updated: Apr 5, 2021

On April 3, 2021, Egypt moved 22 royal mummies (18 pharaohs and 4 queens) from The Egyptian Museum through Cairo to the new National Museum of Egyptian Civilization. It was a dazzling 2 hour event complete with music, dance, and the parade of specially created golden vehicles - one for each mummy. The event was created to show the world the pride Egyptians have in their long history from an ancient civilization to today.

From National Geographic "Escorted by Egyptian film stars, singers, dancers, and guards on high-stepping horses, the mummies of 22 pharaohs and other ancient royalty will be paraded through the streets of Cairo on..."

Did you know...the songs sung during the parade of the mummies was taken from the ancient "Book of the Dead" and sung in ancient Egyptian.

Read more about the event in Egypt Today

Here is a preview video of the event with English subtitles.

Below is the full two hour video of the event in English.

Enjoy a few photos form The Pharaohs' Golden Parade:

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