The Egyptian Museum in Cairo

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American Univ in Cairo Press, 2005 - Всего страниц: 312
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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The Predynastic Period
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Male head
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Vase with painted decoration
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Flint knife with a gold handle
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Wall painting in Tomb no 100 at Hieraconpolis
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The Libyan palette
20
The Archaic Period
21
The Narmer palette
23
Victory stela of Tuthmosis 111
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Statue of Amenhotep 11 with an offering table
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Statue of Amenhotep 11 with Mryt sgr
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Colossal group statue of King Amenhotep 111 Queen Tiye and their daughters
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Head of Queen Tiye
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Goddess Sekhmet
187
A nurse and four princes and princesses
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Colossal statue of Akhenaten
191

13 Discs from the tomb of Hemaka
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King Khasekhem
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Relief showing the name of Khasekhemwy
31
The Old Kingdom
32
King Djoser
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Curtainlike faience panel
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Statue of King Senefru
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Relief of Sneferu from Wadi Maghara
45
23 Furniture of Queen Hetepheres
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King Cheops
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King Chephren
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Schist statue of King Chephren
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Alabaster statue of Menkaure
55
Head of King Userkaf
59
Colossal head of Userkaf
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Bust of Neferefre
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39 Panels of Hesire
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Hetepdief
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Reliefs with paste inlays from the tomb of NeferMaat
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Reserve Head
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Birds in the Delta marshes
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Khnomhotep the dwarf
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Hunchback noble
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Wife of Kaaper
79
The scribe
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Seated man
85
Family of Neferherenptah called Fifi
87
False door from the mastaba of Nikaurc
89
False door of 1ka
93
Boatmen in a sporting competition
98
A Female Brewer
100
Sandal bearer
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Servant plucking a goose
102
The Middle Kingdom
103
Statue of Montuhotep Nebhepetre
107
Statue of Amenemhet 111
115
The pyramidion of Amenemhet 111
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Troop of pike men
127
Troop of Nubian arehers
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Model of a sailing boat
131
RowboatofMeketre
134
Model of a carpentry workshop
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Model depicting the counting of cattle
137
Funerary stela of Amenemhet
139
Statuette of a hippopotamus
141
The New Kingdom
143
Anthropoid Coffin of Queen Ahhotep
151
Bracelet of Queen Ahhotep
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Stela of King Ahmose
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Anthropoid coffin of Queen Ahmose Merit Amun
157
Granite Sphinx of Hatshepsut
159
Kneeling statue of Hatshepsut
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Limestone sphinx of Hatshepsut
161
Expedition of Punt
162
Hatshepsut presenting a naos of Hathor
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Seated statue of Tuthmosis 111
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Kneeling statue of Tuthmosis 111
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Bust of Tuthmosis 111
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Akhenaten making an Offering
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Head of Akhenaten
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Sculptors model with two royal portraits
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Unfinished head of Nefertiti
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Stela of the royal family
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Facade of a shrine
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Akhenaten with a female figure on his lap
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Fragment of a painted floor
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Stela of Any
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Princess nibbling a roasted duck
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Thot and a Scribe
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Canopicjar
209
Gold mask of Tutankhamun
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Ka statue of Tutankhamun
215
1nner gold coffin of Tutankhamun
217
Coffin of Tutankhamuns internal organs
219
Canopic shrine
221
Pectoral of the sky goddess Nut
225
Pectoral with a winged scarab
227
Collar of the Two Ladies
228
Cosmetic box
229
Head of Tutankhamun emerging from the lotus flower
233
Miniature effigy of the pharaoh
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Tutankhamun on a papyrus raft
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A goddess carrying the king
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Ceremonial chair
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Chair with god Heh
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Mirror box with god Heh
246
Ornamented chest
252
Calcite boat in a tank
253
Calcite ibex vase
254
Ceremonial chariot
255
165 Accessories of the cermonial chariot
256
Boat with a sail
257
A barge
258
A king with the Osirian Triad
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Coffin of Seti 1
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Ramsses 11 smiting his enemies
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Coffin of Ramsses 11
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Bust of Queen MeritAmun
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Bust of Merenptah
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Statue of Ramsses 111 as a standard bearer of Amen
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Statue of Ramsses 111 crowned
269
The Third Intermediate Period and the Late Period
270
Anthropoid coffin of Ankhefenkhonsu
273
Alabaster statue of NakhetMuti
274
Harpist stela
275
Statue of Amenirdis
276
Statue of goddess Taweret
277
Statue of Osiris
279
Magical statue of Djed Hor
282
Mummy cover of a young lady
283
Granite head of a sphinx of Senusert 1
285
Amenemhet 111 in priestly costume 72 Sphinx of Amenemhet 111
293
Glossary of the Ancient Egyptian Words
304
1ndex
309
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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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