Egyptian Museum In Cairo

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Author  Abeer El-Shahawy
Publisher  Farid Atiya Press
Publication Date   March 1, 2006
ISBN  9771721836
Pages  312

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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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