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