The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

Egypt Museums

All Gizah Pyramids

Egypt is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. Egypt emerged as one of the world’s first nation-states in the tenth millennium BC. Ancient Egypt saw some of the earliest developments of writing, agriculture, urbanisation, organised religion and central government.

Egypt’s long and rich cultural heritage ensures that it has many museums of interest. Below is a list of some of the significant museums in Egypt:

Essential Facts:

  • Country:                         Egypt
  • Capital:                           Cairo
  • Population:                    96 million

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“Experience will show you, a Master can only point the way.” 
~ Egyptian Proverbs

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Photo Credits: 1) By Arild Vågen (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons