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Could 2021 be the year of the African museum?

While the West continues to grapple with its colonial past, institutions from Togo to Cairo are creating more expansive models to celebrate art

Art in 2021—treats include Dürer blockbuster, new Munch museum and Caravaggio anniversary

Influential works by Duchamp, Picasso and Mondrian also celebrate centenary this year

Trove of ‘perfectly preserved’ painted coffins and mummies discovered at ancient Egyptian necropolis

The finding of 59 sarcophagi and dozens of statuettes in Saqqara is just “the beginning of the big discovery” Egypt’s antiquities minister says

'Grand Egyptian Museum will be finished this year': behind the scenes of the giant $1bn project

We take a tour of Egypt’s vast antiquities museum—the future home of Tutankhamun’s treasures—before its long-awaited opening in 2021

Opening of Cairo's greatly anticipated $1bn Grand Egyptian Museum delayed again because of coronavirus

Huge new complex for Egypt's antiquities—which was originally scheduled to open in 2011—will be delayed until 2021

Tutmania returns. Plus, Duchamp in the US

We review Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at London's Saatchi Gallery and talk about the Modern master Marcel Duchamp at the Hirshhorn Museum and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

Golden touch up: King Tutankhamun's coffin undergoes first ever restoration at new Grand Egyptian Museum

Famous Ancient Egyptian artefact transferred from Luxor tomb to Cairo for delicate conservation work ahead of museum opening