Transferring royal mummies to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization topped the search indicators on Google due to many incidents in the country recently.
Many social media users believe that it is because of the “curse of the pharaohs,” and they used one of the Pharaonic sayings: “Death will come on quick wings for those who disturb the king’s peace.”
Egypt has recently witnessed several accidents, including the stranding of the giant cargo ship “Ever given” in the Suez Canal, two trains collision in Sohag, the fall of a property in the Suez Bridge, a fire in the Zagazig station tunnel, the collapse of the pillars of a concrete column from a bridge under construction in Marietta, and a fire inside a house. Bismalut in Minya, and finally fire in the Maadi Tower.
The news of the delinquency of the giant container ship “Ever given” registered in Panama last Tuesday, while crossing the Suez Canal on its way from China to the Dutch port of Rotterdam, made headlines local and international news and bulletins.
The collision of two trains at the Tahta railway station in Sohag on Saturday morning, and the death and injury of dozens, constituted a tragedy for the Egyptian community, after which the accidents followed, as the Suez Bridge area in Al-Salam neighborhood witnessed the collapse of a 9-story property, killing 25 people and wounding 25 others, while The search for survivors continues.
It is noteworthy that the procession for the transfer of royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization will be witnessed by the world on the third of next April, as the procession includes 22 mummies, including 18 pieces for kings, and 4 for queens.
Among the pieces that will be transferred are the mummies of King Ramses II, King Seqnen Ra, King Thutmose III, King Seti I, Queen Hatshepsut, Queen Merit Amun, wife of King Amenhotep the First, and Queen Ahmose-Nefertari, wife of King Ahmose.
Nasser Hatem – Cairo