Within the framework of the celebration of the 125 years of corporation between Ethiopia and France, the Ethiopian Heritage Authority, the National Museum of Ethiopia, the French embassy in Ethiopia together with the French center for Ethiopian studies inaugurate a historical archaeology permanent exhibition hosted at the national museum.
The inauguration ceremony which was held on September 29, 2022 was attended by president Sahle-work Zewde, Nasise Chali, Minister of Tourism, and Rémi Maréchaux, Ambassador of France to Ethiopia.
The gallery for historical archaeology collections of the national museum has been renovated as per the Franco-Ethiopian bilateral corporations for heritage enhancement implemented by the presidency of the French republic and the Ethiopian Prime Minister.
Indicating the long relationship between the two countries, president Sahle-work appreciate the support of the French government to protect the historical heritage of Ethiopia.
Whilst speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Amb. Rémi Maréchaux indicated that the exhibition show cases archaeological heritages from all parts of Ethiopia which put in to light the life and cultures of the past society from the antique period to the medieval times.