Egypt breaks a Guinness Record with a portrait of Tut's mask made from 7260 coffee cups

tut Mon, Dec. 30, 2019
To the tunes of music, a large number of young Egyptians and a group of children of determination gathered to display national songs in love with Egypt, in an event to set a new record in the Guinness Digital Encyclopedia to draw a painting with the largest number of coffee cups, where the image of King Tutankhamun's mask was drawn using 7260 coffee cups made of mosaic as a symbol of love and welcome, on an area of ​​60 square meters, in the courtyard leading to the open restaurant area of ​​the Grand Egyptian Museum in an atmosphere of enthusiasm and joy, and with the participation of Ghada Shalaby, Deputy Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Tourism Affairs, and Dr. Mustafa Waziry, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council For effects, and no Major General Atef Moftah, General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project and the surrounding area, Dr. Al-Tayeb Abbas, Director of the Great Egyptian Archaeological Affairs, Dr. Mirhan Ragab, Assistant General Supervisor of the Grand Egyptian Museum project, and Dr. Issa Zidan, Director General of Executive Affairs, Restoration and Transportation of Antiquities at the Grand Egyptian Museum , Talal Omar, Regional Director for the Guinness Digital Library and the Guinness Digital Institution in the Middle East.

The celebration came within the framework of the efforts exerted by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to promote and introduce the Grand Egyptian Museum prior to its opening in the last quarter of 2020.