National Museum negotiating to extend Kings of the Sun exhibition

The National Museum in Prague is negotiating with its partners in Egypt to extend the Kings of the Sun exhibition, which is currently held in the museum’s historic building on Prague’s Wenceslas Square.

The exhibition, showcasing treasures unearthed by Czech archaeologists in Egypt over the past 100 years, opened in late August 2020 after being postponed during to the first wave of Covid-19.

It displays hundreds of priceless artefacts loaned by the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the Great Egyptian Museum in Giza and other institutions.

Originally scheduled to end in February, the exhibition has already been extended once, until June 6, and has attracted more than 35,000 visitors to date.

Author: Ruth Fraňková