Record Number : 80570 of 13452

Title : Collections : Egyptian antiquities

Description :
This part of the main Louvre website is devoted to the collections of the Department of Egyptian Antiquities. It displays and describes many of the 5,000 works held at the museum, categorised in the following themes and time periods: Pharaonic civilisation; Egyptian religion; From the end of Prehistory up to the Middle Kingdom (circa 3800-circa 1550 BC); The New Kingdom (circa 1550-circa 1069 BC); The last pharaonic dynasties and the Ptolemaic epoch (circa 1069-30 BC); Roman Egypt; and Coptic Egypt. The site also includes a history of the collection, a map of Ancient Egypt and a timetable of the opening times for each element of the collection.


Controlled Keywords : Misr; Musee du Louvre (Louvre Museum); museums; collections; Egyptian; Coptic (period); galleries; sculpture; ancient; Egypt;

Language : eng;

Period : 999- 1 BC; 1 BCE - 500 CE; 3000 - 1500 BCE; 1500 - 750 BCE; To 4000 BC

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