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

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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.

About the Author

ABEER EL-SHAHAWY is an Egyptian Egyptologist.

Product Details

ISBN:
9789771721833
Editor:
El-Shahawy, Abeer
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
Editor:
El-Shahawy, Abeer
Author:
Atiya, Farid
Subject:
Ancient - Egypt
Subject:
Middle Eastern
Subject:
History - Ancient/Classical
Subject:
Art - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Standard
Publication Date:
20060331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
158 color photos, 2 maps
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
8.7 x 8.7 x 1.1 in 3.15 lb

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