Luxor Museums Egypt information, tours, prices, booking
Luxor Museums include Luxor Museum which opened in 1975 and in Luxor, Egypt. In fact, it contains a modest collection of the highest quality artworks. The artworks date back to the Predynastic Period right through to the Islamic era. Moreover, the modern building is spacious with plenty of room to move around. The displayed objects and sculpture in peaceful low lit surroundings at the museum. Luxor Museum Luxor indeed is the perfect place to spend a hot morning in Luxor. Furthermore, the museum built in two levels with a ramp leading from the ground floor to the upper floor. It contains artifacts from around the Theban area. There are many of the free standing granite statues at the museum. They depict kings, queens who left their images in the Theban temples. The Tutankhamun well represented by some of the objects from his tomb in Valley of the Kings.
These objects are not currently on display at Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Included among these is the famous majestic head of cow goddess. In fact, it features resin and gilded wood. In fact, it is one of the first items the visitor will see when entering the museum. Furthermore, the museum also features exhibits of funerary stelae, offering tables, papyri and tomb furniture. It also features a cartonage mummy case and many small statuettes and shabtis. In glass cases in the center of the upper floor are smaller objects. They are such as jewelry, funerary and ritual items and artifacts from daily life. In fact, the upper floor features a reconstructed wall. It is from a temple of Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten).
Moreover, Luxor Museums also include the Mummification museum. The museum located on Luxor city in Egypt. In fact, Mummification word comes from the Persian word “mummya” which means bitumen or pitch. The museum indeed is the best place to learn about the most powerful secrets of the pharaohs. It sets in an underground hall on the Nile, next to the national ferry on the east bank. The ancient Egyptians imagined the underground world of the dead. In fact, it where Osiris dwelt. Though this actually changed over time. From early times, they protected the afterlife of the dead by mummification. They offered, wrote the name of the deceased and utterances in their calls.
The survival of body is necessary for survival of the seven different elements of their being. In fact, that was the Ancient Egyptians belief. They include the physical body which mummified and wrapped in linen. It should protected with various amulets in a coffin and deposited within it’s tomb. Ka represented the vital life force. It created at the same time as a man’s body, which it resembled in every respect. Moreover, it was free to move between the burial chamber and the funerary statue. Ba often represented by a human headed. Ba bird with features of the deceased could take any shape. It revisited the world of the living and traveled across the sky in the sun-god’s boat. It always returns to reunite with it’s corpse in the tomb.