Ancient Egyptian artifacts to be exhibited in Prague national museum

A photo taken on February 21, 2012, shows the Saint Wenceslas statue in front of the Czech National Museum at Wenceslas Square, one of the famous square of the capital Prague. (File/AFP)
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Updated 16 August 2020

Ancient Egyptian artifacts to be exhibited in Prague national museum

  • The exhibition will kick off at the end of August
  • The statue of King Raneferef is said to be one of the most valuable items loaned from the Egyptian museum in Cairo

DUBAI: Dozens of ancient Egyptian artifacts will be displayed in the National Museum of Czech Republic’s Prague, as the city prepares for the “Kings of the Sun” exhibition, local daily Ahram Online reported.
The exhibition will kick off at the end of August and items will be displayed until February 2021, the report added.
The statue of King Raneferef is said to be one of the most valuable items loaned from the Egyptian museum in Cairo, which was made around the year of 2,460 BC.


Dubai’s The Palm island breaks world record for largest fountain

Updated 23 October 2020

Dubai’s The Palm island breaks world record for largest fountain

  • The Palm Fountain at The Pointe covers nearly 1,300 square meters and shoots up to 105 meters
  • The launch was accompanied by live entertainment and a firework display

DUBAI: Dubai’s The Palm island broke the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest fountain on Thursday, state news agency WAM reported.
The Palm Fountain at The Pointe covers nearly 1,300 square meters and shoots up to 105 meters.
“This is an historic moment which further underscores our commitment to bringing new and unique experiences to the city for the benefit of all stakeholders,”, Omar Khoury, Managing Director of Nakheel Malls, which operates The Pointe said.

The launch was accompanied by live entertainment and a firework display. The attraction will be open to the public from sunset to midnight.
To ensure the safety of visitors’ authorities deployed Dubai Police and mall security to organize the flow of attendees, to ensure coronavirus safety measures were followed.