After delays, Egypt’s new mega-museum set to open in 2020

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After delays, Egypt’s new mega-museum set to open in 2020

Workers landscape grounds at the Grand Egyptian Museum under construction in front of the Pyramids in Giza, Egypt. Thousands of Egyptians are laboring in the shadow of the pyramids to erect a monument worthy of the pharaohs. The Grand Egyptian Museum has been under construction for well over a decade and is intended to show off Egypt’s ancient treasures while attracting tourists to help fund its future development.
A drone flies around a giant statue of the pharaoh Ramses II in January 2018 as it is relocated to the Grand Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt.

After delays, Egypt’s new mega-museum set to open in 2020

Workers landscape grounds at the Grand Egyptian Museum under construction in front of the Pyramids in Giza, Egypt. Thousands of Egyptians are laboring in the shadow of the pyramids to erect a monument worthy of the pharaohs. The Grand Egyptian Museum has been under construction for well over a decade and is intended to show off Egypt’s ancient treasures while attracting tourists to help fund its future development.
A drone flies around a giant statue of the pharaoh Ramses II in January 2018 as it is relocated to the Grand Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt.

After delays, Egypt’s new mega-museum set to open in 2020

Work continues in the shadow of a statue of Pharaoh Ramses II, at the Grand Egyptian Museum, under construction in Giza, Egypt. Thousands of Egyptians are laboring in the shadow of the pyramids to erect a monument worthy of the pharaohs.

After delays, Egypt’s new mega-museum set to open in 2020

Construction workers talk in front of a statue of Ramses II, a 3000-year-old Pharaoh of Egypt, at the Grand Egyptian Museum under construction in Giza, Egypt.

After delays, Egypt’s new mega-museum set to open in 2020

Workers go for a break at the Grand Egyptian Museum under construction in Giza, Egypt. Thousands of Egyptians are laboring in the shadow of the pyramids to erect a monument worthy of the pharaohs.

After delays, Egypt’s new mega-museum set to open in 2020

Work continues at the Grand Egyptian Museum under construction in Giza, Egypt. Thousands of Egyptians are laboring in the shadow of the pyramids to erect a monument worthy of the pharaohs.
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