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Inside the Egyptian Museum with Zahi Hawass

Author: Zahi A Hawass; Sandro Vannini; Majlis al-Aʻlá lil-Āthār (Egypt)
Publisher: Cairo : American University in Cairo Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Collector's ed
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Eminent Egyptologist Hawass is Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities and in this role has taken on important changes to the Egyptian Museum, Cairo; in 2002, he organized a large centennial celebration for this important museum. Here he describes the history of the museum and what visitors will encounter when they visit, and he points out that while most other museums that house antiquities are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zahi A Hawass; Sandro Vannini; Majlis al-Aʻlá lil-Āthār (Egypt)
ISBN: 9774163648 9789774163647
OCLC Number: 650067497
Notes: "The new official guide Supreme Council of Antiquities"--Cover.
Description: 299 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: I. Introduction --
II. My Favourite Objects in the Museum --
III. The Ground Floor of the Museum --
The Entrance Area and Predynastic Period --
A Brief History of the Predynastic and Early Dynastic Period (Prehistoric Period --
c.2686 BC) --
A Brief History of the Old Kingdom (2686 --
2160 BC) --
A Brief History of the Hetepheres Funerary Assemblage (Ground Floor, Room 37) --
The Monuments of the Middle Kingdom A Brief History of the Middle Kingdom (c. 2055 --
1650 BC) --
The Monuments of the New Kingdom A Brief History of the New Kingdom (c. 1550 --
1069 BC) --
The Amarna Rooms A Brief History of the Amarna Period --
The New Kingdom Continued --
The Monuments of the Later Periods --
A Brief History of the Later Periods --
(Third Intermediate Period, c. 1069 BC --
664 BC; Late Period, 664 --
332 BC; Ptolemaic Period, 332 --
30 BC; Roman Period, 30 BC --
395 AD) --
IV. The Upper Floor of the Museum --
A Brief History of the Royal Mummies --
The First Mummy Room (Upper Floor, Room 56) --
The Funerary Assemblage of Yuya and Tuya (Upper Floor, Hall 43) --
The Second Mummy Room (Upper Floor, Room 52) --
The Funerary Assemblages of Maiherperi and Sennedjem --
The Treasures of Tanis (Upper Floor, Room 2) A Brief History of the Royal Tombs of Tanis --
The Tutankhamun Rooms A Brief History of the Tutankhamun Collection --
The Jewellery Room (Upper Floor, Room 4) Jewellery in Ancient Egypt --
The Faiyum Portraits (Upper Floor, Room 14) A Brief History of the Faiyum Portraits.
Responsibility: photographs, Sandro Vannini.

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