Egypt plans a GEM of a museum

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Construction is well underway for a new museum in Egypt – scheduled to open in 2019. The Grand Egyptian Museum—or GEM—will house 100,000 artifacts, including the complete collection of Tutankhamun's tomb. Museum officials hope it will help boost the country’s tourism.

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Egypt plans a GEM of a museum
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