On July 17, the Egypt Ministry of Antiquities announced that the gilded coffin of King Tutankhaman was moved to the Grand Egyptian Museum for restoration. This is the first time the coffin has been restored since it was discovered in 1922.
The gilded coffin of Tutankhamun is at the Grand Egyptian Museum for restoration for the first time ever. The coffin was transported from his tomb in Luxor #egypt #museums @grand_egyptian_museum #media #newspapers #news #tutankhamun pic.twitter.com/GhQ0nh4C7L
— Ministry of Antiquities-Arab Republic of Egypt (@AntiquitiesOf) July 17, 2019