The Egyptian Museum in Cairo

A Walk through the Alleys of Ancient Egypt. Gift edition

Text by Abeer el-Shahawy
Photographs byFarid Atiya

Cairo’s Egyptian Museum houses the largest collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world. Some 150,000 pieces are exhibited, and another 30,000 ar

French edition
360 pp.
244 color photographs
33.5X33.5cm
ISBN 9789771722502
For sale worldwide

$99.50

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.

Abeer el-Shahawy

Abeer el Shahawy is an Egyptian Egyptologist. Farid Atiya is a writer, photographer and publisher. He is the author of many books on the Red Sea, Sinai and the monuments of Egypt.
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