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    DescriptionCairo'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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    Title
    The Egyptian Museum in Cairo
    Subtitle
    A Walk Through the Alleys of Ancient Egypt
    Authors and contributors
    Text by Abeer el-Shahawy, Photographs by Farid Atiya
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 360
    Width: 335 mm
    Height: 335 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 4,123 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789771719830
    ISBN 10: 9771719831
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HDDG
    BISAC V2.8: TRV016000, SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: I-AT
    DC22: 932
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15830
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030, ART015060
    DC22: 892.736
    BISAC V2.8: ART047000
    Thema V1.0: NKD
    Edition
    Special edition
    Edition statement
    Gift edition
    Illustrations note
    244 colour photographs
    Publisher
    Dar al-Mushaf
    Imprint name
    Dar al-Mushaf
    Publication date
    01 March 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Cairo
    Author Information
    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.