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The Egyptian Museum
in Cairo (EMC)
THE EGYPTIAN HISTORY IN ONE PLACE
More than
100,000 Masterpieces
THE EGYPTIAN HISTORY IN ONE PLACE
WELCOME TO THE EGYPTIAN MUSEUM IN CAIRO (EMC)
Discover the world's largest collection of Egyptian antiquities

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo (EMC) is the oldest archaeological museum in the Middle East, housing over 170,000 artefacts. It has the largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities in the world.

The Museum’s exhibits span the Predynastic Period to the Graeco-Roman Era (c. 5500 BC - AD 364).

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More than just a Museum

The Egyptian Museum

Since 1902

Isis Keystone EMC

Isis Keystone being hoisted above the main entrance of the Egyptian Museum.

Original drawing of the museum

Designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon, and built by the Italian company owned by Giuseppe Garozzo and Francesco Zaffrani…

Architect Marcel Dourgnon

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Avenue of Sphinxes Ceremony

25 November 2021

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THE MUSEUM COLLECTION

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The Egyptian Museum in Cairo (EMC) is one of Egypt’s most important attractions that should not be missed during your stay in Cairo. It is located on the northern side of Tahrir Square, Downtown, Cairo. Egyptians refer to Downtown as Wust al-Balad (heart of the city), because it has always been full of life and activity.

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