Sharjah Ruler hands over hundreds of artefacts to Egypt

WAM

The ruler of Sharjah has gifted 425 artefacts of historical value to Egypt, in a bid to honour the country's cultural contribution to the Arab world.

The artefacts, spanning several eras in history, includes statues that represent various Egyptian deities made from stone, porcelain, glazed, wooden and bronze, and colourfully decorated wooden coffins,  human and animal mummies and jewellery.

Last year too His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah handed over 345 artefacts to Egypt.

More from Local

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • The Business Breakfast

    6:00am - 10:00am

    The Business Breakfast is the day’s must listen for the UAE’s business leaders, and those who aspire to be.

  • The Agenda with Tom Urquhart

    10:00am - 1:00pm

    Your chance to have your say and debate the issues you love or loathe. It’s the chance to set The Agenda on the big topics of the day.

On Dubai Eye

Business Breakfast