EGYPT MUSEUM, CAIRO English Class Luisa Fernanda Arbeláez
THE MUSEUM´S ROYAL MUMMY ROOMS EGYPT MUSEUM, CAIRO
EGYPT MUSEUM-CAIRO Is home to anextensivecollection of ancientEgyptianAntiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representativeamountondisplay, theremainder in storerooms.
TheEgyptianmuseum of Antiquitiescontainsmanyimportantpieces of ancientEgyptianHistory.
IthousestheWorld´slargestcollection of Pharaonicantiquites, and manytreasureson King Tutankhamen.
THE EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT MUSEUM 1855: shortlyaftertheartifactswere moved, DukeMaximilian of austalia (allartifacts) 1835: theezbekeyahgarden The new buildingwas to beconstructedonthebank of theNileRiver in Boulaq. 1858: themuseumsoon moved to boulaq 1978: theantiquitieswasrelocated to anothermuseum in giza 1902: theantiquitiesremainedforthelast time to thecurrentmuseum in TAHRIR SQUARE.
INTERIOR DESIGN THE GROUND FLOOR THE FIRST FLOOR
Thereisanextensivecollection of papyrus and coinsused in theAncientworld.
Severallanguages (greek, Latin, Arabe)
ArtifactsfromtheKingdom.(statues, tables and coffins)
There are artifactsfromthe final twodynasties of AncientEgyptincludingtombs of thePharaohsThutmosis III Thutmosis IV Amenophis II Hatshepsut Maherpen Artifactafromthe Valley of the Kings
Unlikemany of thetombsdiscovered in Egypt, was ok King Tutankhamunwasfoundmostlyintact.
Insidethetombstherewas a largecollection.
Thetombswasalso home to manyweapons and instrumentsusedbytheking.
Thetombheldover 3, 500 artifacts
Themostwellknowartifact in King Tutankhamun´stombisthefamousgoldMask, wichrestedoverthebandagesthatwrappedaroundtheking´sface.
PHARAOHS Theremains of manyfamousPharaohs are stored in theegyptianmuseum. RAMSES III: Extremelyskilledwarrior AMENHOTEP IV: he reined 1372 B.C (principal wifeQueen) KING SNEFERU: He builtmany temples and structurestahthad a signature-status QUEEN HATSHEPSUT: Newlydiscoveredmummy.
Whichcontinentistheegyptmuseumlocated? Whereisthemuseum? Howmanyfloorsdoestheegyptmuseumhave? Howmanyitemsdoesthemuseumhave? What do youthinkaboutit? QUIZ