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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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Published in an oversized format (13.25x13.25") and distributed in the US by International Publishers Marketing (IPM), this big volume is filled with full-page color plates of a selection of works from this outstanding collection. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

ABEER EL-SHAHAWY is an Egyptian Egyptologist.

Product Details

ISBN:
9789771719830
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
Edition Description:
Gift
Publication Date:
20060331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
244 color photos
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
13.6 x 13.4 x 1.6 in 9.2 lb

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