The team of restorers and archaeologists of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities completed the restoration work of the shrine of the god Amun-Ra, one of the seven chapels in the Temple of Seti I in Abydos, Sohag Governorate.
Mostafa Waziri, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, explained that the restoration work that the Temple of Seti I is currently witnessing, and other temples and archaeological sites throughout Egypt, comes within the framework of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ plan to develop archaeological sites in a way that attracts Egyptian and tourist visitors. Encouraging the product of cultural tourism coming to Egypt, adding that it is scheduled to restore all the temple chapels, successively, as the restoration of the shrine of the god Ra Hor Akhti was recently started.
For his part, Mohamed Abdel Badi, head of the Central Department of Upper Egypt Antiquities, said that the cabin of the god Amun-Ra is one of the seven cabins in the Temple of Seti I in Abydos, a cabin dedicated to his worshipers the god Amun-Ra. The cabin has a number of scenes representing the journey of the sacred boat to the other world, and some religious rituals and offerings to the god Amun-Ra.