The opening of the first factory of archaeological reproductions in Egypt

Dr. Khaled Al-Anani, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, inaugurated the factory of archaeological reproductions in Obour City, which is the first of its kind in Egypt and the Middle East, and here we review the details of the factory in a set of points.

– The total area of the factory is about 10 thousand square meters.

– The factory is equipped with the most developed technological means and the latest specialized machines.

– The factory includes manual and mechanical production sections for casting metals to produce and raise the efficiency of metalworking products.

– The factory includes a timber and carpentry section to produce all woodwork.

 -The factory includes a section of molds for making dies, and the required molds for production sections, sculpture, printing, drawing and coloring, including the production of colored glass and printing of t-shirts.

– The factory includes an exhibition hall for the reproductions that are produced.

– The factory works to preserve the environment and take advantage of all resources.

– The factory works on recycling waste in the manufacture of artworks and paintings such as eggshell, tree leaves, and others.

– The factory is working to achieve maximum benefit from the current Egyptian technical competencies.

– It works on creating job opportunities for young people to keep up with local and international market requirements.

– The factory works on meeting the growing demand for Egyptian antiquities models.

– Kunooz Factory for archaeological models contains many departments and workshops.

– the Sections of the factory are “casting and reproduction, drawing and coloring, metal casting, woodwork, inlay, metalwork, sculpture, ceramics, and packaging”.

– All departments are equipped with the latest equipment and automated manufacturing and operating machines.

-The factory contains a Metal foundry section, a DMG machine for making forms and metal molds, a laser machine for engraving and working on metals, design and printing machines and robots for carving and shaping solid rock blocks.

Source: Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism