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MEDIA ALERT RAMSES & THE GOLD OF THE PHARAOHS EXCLUSIVE TO SYDNEY: COUNTDOWN BEGINS TO THE LARGEST CULTURAL EXHIBITION TO VISIT AUSTRALIA IN OVER A DECADE

AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM 2 mins read

When: 10am, Sunday 9 July, 2023

Where: Crystal Hall, Australian Museum, 1 William Street, Sydney

Interview opportunities:

  • Dr Mostafa Waziry, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Egypt.
  • Brian Hartzer, President, Australian Museum Trust.

Footage and Photos:

  • Footage and photos of the exhibition will also be available to media for use in stories about Ramses & the Gold of the Pharoahs.
  • Dr Waziry stars in the new Netflix documentary, ‘Unknown: The Lost Pyramid.’  Offering insights into the history of ancient Egypt and its archaeology, the series revolves around two legends of Egyptology, Dr Hawass, and his protégé, Dr Waziry. Released in Australia on Sunday 2 July, it quickly rose to No 4 in the Top 10 films in Australia.  Snippets of the video will be featured at the press conference.

RSVP:       claire.vince@australian.museum / 0468 726 910

In an exclusive Australian engagement, Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs is coming to the Australian Museum in Sydney and will feature over 180 priceless artefacts, many never seen outside of Egypt.

Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs is presented in partnership with World Heritage Exhibitions, Neon and the Houston Museum of Natural Science, with the support of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. Proudly supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW Blockbusters Funding initiative.


Key Facts:

When: 10am, Sunday 9 July, 2023

Where: Crystal Hall, Australian Museum, 1 William Street, Sydney

Interview opportunities:

·         Dr Mostafa Waziry, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Egypt
Dr Waziry stars in the new documentary Unknown: The Lost Pyramid – currently No 4 in the Top 10 films in Australia on Netflix – which offers insights into ancient Egypt and its archaeology.

·         Brian Hartzer, President, Australian Museum Trust

Footage and Photos: still and moving images of the exhibition will be available to media for use in stories about Ramses & the Gold of the Pharoahs


Contact details:

Claire Vince

Media Advior

claire.vince@australian.museum

0468 726 910

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