The Egyptian Museum in Cairo

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo : A Walk Through the Alleys of Ancient Egypt

Text by Abeer el-Shahawy , Photographs by Farid Atiya

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Cairo's Egyptian Museum houses the largest collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world. Some 150,000 pieces are exhibited, and another 30,000 are held in storerooms. This book carries full-color illustrations of many of the masterpieces of ancient art in the museum from the decorated vases, flint knives, and palettes of the predynastic period, through the magnificent artifacts of the pharaonic period, to the beautiful tempera portraits of the Roman period.

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  • Hardback | 360 pages
  • 336 x 340 x 44mm | 4,182.17g
  • 01 Mar 2006
  • Dar al-Mushaf
  • Cairo
  • English
  • Special edition
  • Gift edition
  • 244 colour photographs
  • 9771719831
  • 9789771719830
  • 2,141,709

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Abeer El-Shahawy is an Egyptian Egyptologist. Farid Atiya is a writer, photographer and publisher. He is the author of many books on the Red Sea, Sinai, and the monuments of Egypt.

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