Sightseeings

THE NUBIAN MUSEUM

The Nubian Museum is also known as The International Museum of Nubia was built by UNESCO to protect the Nubian monuments. The museum was designed by architect Mahmoud El-Hakim and was launched on November 23rd, 1997. It is an archeological museum, situated in Aswan.

It displays several ancient pieces which belong to various periods throughout all Egyptian history: Geological, Pharaonic, Roman, Coptic, and Islamic. It has three floors utilized for displaying and housing exhibitions, a library, and an information center.

There is a whole section dedicated to the Nubian history, and it includes monumental pieces that belong to different ages of the Nubian development and civilization. Also, there are 360 pieces that represent the history of Aswan. The museum also has an open exposition that displays 90 uncommon pieces. There are 50 significant pieces displayed in the internal halls from prehistoric periods.