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Ismailia Monuments Museum

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The idea of ​​establishing the National Museum in Ismailia came in conjunction with the digging of the Suez Canal.

(1859-1869 AD), the purpose of its establishment was to find a place to preserve and display the archaeological finds in a manner that is easy to study, and during the year 1934 AD the museum was officially opened. The museum includes about 3800 artifacts covering various historical stages of Egyptian civilization. Among the most important pieces that have been unearthed in Ismailia Governorate is a granite statue of the Sphinx from the era of the Middle Kingdom, and a marble sarcophagus of a person named "Jed Hur" dating back to the Ptolemaic era, in addition to a harem from the era of King Ramses II, it was uncovered in the eastern city of Qantara during the digging works of the Suez Canal.