Egypt: Press Release - Cheops Pyramid to be closed

Press Release
Egypts Minister of Tourism
Egypt Update

March 20, 1998

Cheops Pyramid to be Closed for Eight Months

The interior of the Great Pyramid (Cheops) will be closed for a period of eight months starting April 1, 1998.

The pyramid will be closed for restoration and installation of a ventilation system to control the humidity.