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Cairo Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
- Cairo Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
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- Ancient Egypt
- Giza, Abusir Pyramids,
about Cairo Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
The Cairo Museum of Egyptian Antiquities contains the most comprehensive and important collection of Ancient Egyptian artefacts in the world. Indeed, it is said to have over 100,000 pieces in all.
From smaller objects such as coins and piece of papyrus to statues of pharaohs and the magnificence of the Royal Mummies room with its eleven mummies (although entry is subject to an additional entry fee), the Cairo Museum of Egyptian Antiquities is the place to see some of the most significant finds from this period.
Perhaps the most famous part of the Cairo Museum of Egyptian Antiquities is its Tutankhamen collection, which includes the iconic funereal mask of the boy king as well as several other objects related to this pharaoh.
The Cairo Museum of Egyptian Antiquities also contains ancient Greek and Roman pieces and, with such an array of things to see, it’s a good idea to plan your route before making your way around. Otherwise, it can be rather overwhelming. This impressive site features as one of our Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Egypt.
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Address: El Ismailaia, Kaser El Nile, Cairo, Egypt
Phone: Contact local tourist office
Nearest subway is Sadat (lines 1 and 2)
Open daily. Entry costs 40-50 EGP.
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