The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

Historical Objects of the Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum of Antiquities contains many important pieces of ancient Egyptian history. It houses the world’s most extensive collection of Pharaonic antiquities. The Egyptian government established the museum, built in 1835 near the Ezbekeyah Garden and later moved to the Cairo Citadel.

The Egyptian Museum contains many Masterpieces and Historical Objects. Below are just some of the most famous masterpieces:


“A beautiful thing is never perfect.” Egyptian Proverbs



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