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The Nubian Museum.

The Nubian Museum harbors the history of the "Land of Gold" as the word Nubia in the Hieroglyphic, language of ancient Egypt .

The International Museum of Nubia / The Nubian Museum is located in Aswan on an area of 50,000 square meters, 7000 of which are excluded to building, while the rest designed to be the yard of the museum. The building has three floors for displaying and housing, in addition to a library and information center. The largest part of the museum is occupied by the monumental pieces, reflecting phases of the development of the Nubian culture and civilization.

Three thousands pieces of antiquities, representing various ages; Geological, Pharaonic, Roman, Coptic and Islamic, were registered. The open-door exhibition includes 90 rare monumental pieces, while the internal halls contain 50 invaluable pieces dating back to the pre-history times, 503 pieces belong to Pharaonic time, 52 of Coptic era, 103 of Islamic age, 140 of Nubian time, in addition to 360 pieces having the tang of Aswan



The Museum built on steep cliff land, which enables it to create a full scale design for the Nile river from its origins in Ethiopia and Sudan to Egypt, and surrounded by Natural Botanical Garden which contains the most exclusive and famous Green life in Egypt.


Since the museum opening, the administration has kept upgrading their caretakers. The Head Director of Nubia Museum since opening is Dr.Ossama A.W Abd El Maguid. 'Ossama Hassoun' is an Egyptologist and member in ICOM Saving Egyptian Culture Program.

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