Landmarks: Egypt Museum

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Landmarks: Egypt Museum

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

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