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Egyptian Museum, Cairo

Housed in a Neoclassical building by Marcel Dourgnon from 1900, the Egyptian Museum (also known as Museum of Egyptian Antiquities) in Cairo is home to the largest collection of pharaonic antiquities in the world.

Housed in a Neoclassical building by Marcel Dourgnon from 1900, the Egyptian Museum (also known as Museum of Egyptian Antiquities) in Cairo is home to the largest collection of pharaonic antiquities in the world. Built around the original 19th century collection of Auguste Mariette in Boulaq, the collection today comprises over 160,000 artifacts spanning 5000 years of Egyptian history.

The chronologically arranged collection is spread over a whopping 107 rooms on 2 floors. The ground floor displays the collection of papyrus and coins from the Ancient world, with inscriptions in Greek, Latin, Arabic, and ancient Egyptian. The upper level displays artifacts from the 18th to 20th dynasties from the New Kingdom era (1550 - 1069 BC), including finds from the Valley of Kings.

The hall of the royal mummies has the tombs of 11 kings and queens found in the Deir el Bahari cache and tomb of Amenhotep II, including Ramses I, Seti I, Ramses the Great, Merenpath, Maat-Ka-Re, Ramses III, Ahmose I, Tuthmosis III, Amenhotep III, and Hatshepsut. The Tutankhamun room showcases 1700 of the 3500 treasures found in his tomb, which are remnants left after previous plundering. Also of note are artifacts from the Amarna period made for Akhenaton, tombs of Thuyu and Yuya, statues and busts of pharaohs, objects from the Third Intermediate Period tombs at Tanis, and the Fayum Portraits.


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About Egyptian Museum

 Tahrir Square, Meret Basha, Qasr an Nile, Cairo Governorate 11516, Egypt

 +20 2 33777263

 www.sca-egypt.org

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