the transfer of the King Khufu boat

the transfer of the King Khufu boat

Major General Atef Moftah, General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum and the surrounding area, confirmed that the transfer of the sun boat from the archaeological area of ​​the pyramids to the Grand Egyptian Museum on the Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road will take place in a high-level ceremony starting from 6 pm on Friday, until Saturday morning.

the transfer of the King Khufu boat
the transfer of the King Khufu boat

Muftah said in exclusive statements that the transfer process will be very complicated and difficult, and therefore the presence of the media will not be allowed, as happened with the procession of mummies, given the two events are completely different, noting that the presence of the media could confuse the transfer process.

 

Muftah added: “A global press conference will be held at a later time, and all kinds of details will be explained, and all local and international media will be invited.”

 

And the Giza Governorate announced that in light of the celebration of the transfer of the King Khufu boat (the sun boat) from the archaeological area of ​​the pyramids to the Grand Egyptian Museum on the Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road in a high-level ceremony that will take place starting at 6 pm on Friday, and within the framework of taking the necessary measures for full insurance during The works of transporting the aforementioned vessel.

 

The governorate notes that a total closure will be made of the roads and axes leading to the aforementioned procession route at the beginning of the movement, starting from the gate of the archaeological area overlooking the Fayoum Desert Road, located in front of the city of Al-Ahram Gardens, passing through Al-Rimaya Square and the Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, all the way to the Grand Egyptian Museum, where This celebration will take place from 6 pm on Friday, until the full completion of the celebration activities on the morning of Saturday, August 7, 2021.

 

Giza Governorate indicated that the matter will require a complete closure of traffic on the following roads and axes.

 

1 – Fayoum Desert Road in both directions, starting from the turning hole located on the central island in the area facing Khafre Gate of the Pyramids Gardens until the shooting range.

 

2- Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road in both directions, starting from Al Remaya Square to areas under the Ring Road.

 

3 – Al-Rimaya Square areas for the direction coming from Mansourieh Road – Kufra Nassar – Al-Ahram Street – King Faisal Street.

 

The Giza Governor indicated that the General Directorate of Giza Traffic will make the following traffic diversions to facilitate the citizens.

 

The first traffic diversion:

 

The movement of vehicles coming from Fayoum Road towards El Remaya Square and wishing to walk in the direction of El Remaya Square, Al Ahram Street and King Faisal Street, you will make a roundabout from the turning hole located on the Central Island in the area facing Khafre Gate in Al-Ahram Gardens (the closing site) and return to Fayoum Road, then walk right on Al Wahat Road and then go up higher The ring road and going down through the house of the ring road that leads to Mansourieh Road and the house that leads to the Al-Libini axis and all the way to Al-Ahram and King Faisal Streets.

 

As for the second traffic diversion, it is for the movement of vehicles coming from the Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road and wishing to walk towards Al-Remaya Square, Al-Ahram Street and King Faisal Street. Mansourieh and the house leading to the Al-Libini axis to Al-Ahram King Faisal Streets.

 

As for the movement of vehicles wishing to drive towards the areas of Hadayek Al-Ahram City, Al-Fayoum Road, Officers City in Al-Remaya and Al-Wahat Road, you will proceed to the right in the direction of Mohamed Hegazy Street branching from the Alexandria Desert Road directly before the beginning of the aforementioned ring road and then continue walking until the beginning of the ring road leading to Al-Wahat Road and the 6th of October areas, then walk left on Al-Wahat Road towards the Fayoum Desert Road, the Al-Ahram Gardens City and the Officers’ City in Al-Ramayah.

 

As for the third traffic diversion, it will be for the movement of vehicles coming from the areas of Mansourieh, Al-Ahram, King Faisal and Kafrat Nassar, and wishing to walk towards the Fayoum Desert Road, the Cairo-Alexandria Desert Road, the areas of Al-Ahram Gardens, the Officers City, and the 6th of October City, where the traffic will be completed on the Mansourieh Road towards the areas of Kerdasa, then turn and return from the turning hole located after areas below the ring road, then go up the ring road in the direction leading to Al-Wahat Road, then walk towards the Fayoum Desert Road and the areas of the city of Al-Ahram Gardens and the Officers City with shooting.

the transfer of the King Khufu boat

As for the movement of vehicles wishing to walk towards the Alexandria Desert Road, after going up the ring road from the aforementioned exit, they will go down again at the house of the ring road leading to the Cairo Alexandria Desert Road.

 

Giza Governorate indicates that the General Directorate of Giza Traffic will designate the necessary traffic services at the aforementioned total closure sites, as well as the aforementioned traffic diversions to facilitate traffic, as well as preparing and placing all technical assistance and means of assistance at the sites of total closure of bridges and axes referred to in terms of (light mills). Phosphorous barriers 

the transfer of the King Khufu boat

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