Starting from 17th May, Transportation team from both Egyptian and Japanese side started working together on packing Tutankhamun’s ritual bed and chariot. Mr. Eissa, general director of First-Aid, packing and transportation in GEM with Mr. Tokuda and Mr. Masada from Nippon Express Ltd, worked together with other transportation team members on moving the funeral bed and chariot from their showcases to the special boxes designed by transportation team for packing.

On 23rd May, Tut’s ritual bed and chariot were transported from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the Grand Egyptian Museum Conservation Center by the transportation team and with the assistance of wood experts. Dr. Khaled El-Anany, the Minister of Antiques also attended the transportation to witness this great event with many Egyptian and international media.