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Grand Egyptian Museum

Grand Egyptian Museum

The Grand Egyptian museum. Described as the largest archaeological  museum in the world, it will house artifacts of ancient Egypt. Including the complete Tutankhamun collection The museum. Is sited a plot of land of about 480,000 square metres (5,200,000 sq ft), approximately two kilometers from the Giza pyramid complex and is part of a new master plan for the Giza Plateau.The building design was decided by an architectural competition, making it the second largest architectural competition in history. In the second stage of the competition . The building is shaped like a chamfered triangle in plan.The exhibition will cover about one third of the total museum grounds displaying 50,000 artifacts. The main attraction will be the first exhibition of the full tomb collection of King Tutankhamun. The collection includes about 5000 items in total and will be relocated from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Other objects will be relocated from storages and museums in Luxor, Minya, Sohag, Assiut, Beni Suef, Fayoum, the Delta, and Alexandria.

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