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Egypt Attempts a Guinness World Record for Largest Coffee Cup Mosaic

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Egypt Attempts a Guinness World Record for Largest Coffee Cup Mosaic
    written by
    Mariam Nowar

    (Image credit: Sham Times, MEO and Al Ain)

    Egypt made an entry to Guinness World Records with a mosaic of Tutankhamun’s mask, using cups of coffee! With 7,260 cups used, the painting extended 60 meters square. This attempt comes as part of promoting the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) in Cairo, where the attempt took place on Saturday.

    According to Al Masry Al Youm, young men and women with disabilities also helped attempt this world record. Coffee, in particular, was chosen because it is considered as a welcoming drink. However, Guinness World Records is yet to announce whether Egypt’s attempt had garnered success or not.

    (Via MEO)

    (Via MEO)

    (Via MEO)

    (Via MEO)

    The current world record was created in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. “Consisting of 5,642 cups of coffee in 10 different shades, the caffeinated creation depicted the face of Elvis Presley in a space of 4.9 m x 7.6 m (16 ft x 25 ft). Each coffee cup contained at least 200ml of coffee and milk.”

    (Via Guinness World Records)

    Fingers crossed!

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