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

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

by Farid Atiya, Abeer El-Shahawy
 
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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789771719830
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press, The
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Edition description:
Gift
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
13.40(w) x 13.20(h) x 1.80(d)

Meet the Author

ABEER EL-SHAHAWY is an Egyptian Egyptologist.

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