Egyptian Museum In Cairo

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Author  Farid Atiya
Publisher  American University in Cairo Press
Publication Date   March 1, 2006
ISBN  9771719831
Pages  360

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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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