Metropolitan Museum of Art


Metropolitan Museum of Art
   One of the major collections of Egyptian antiquities located in New York City. The Egyptian galleries were first opened in 1911. The collection was assembled from such purchases as the antiquities of the Earl of Carnarvon; donations from the Egypt Exploration Fund; and most importantly archaeological work in Egypt carried out by director Herbert Winlock, mainly at Deirel-Bahri, Thebes, and Lisht. Major pieces include the statue of Sahure of Dynasty 5, the jewelry of Princess Sithathoriunet, a wooden statue of Senusret I, and the jewelry of the minor wives of Thutmose III. Following the Nubian Rescue Campaign, the museum was presented with the temple of Dandur by the Egyptian government.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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  • Metropolitan Museum of Art — a famous US art museum in New York, first opened in 1880. The building has about 250 rooms and more than 3.5 million works of art from around the world, including the complete Temple of Dendur from Egypt. Much of the medieval art is at the… …   Universalium

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art — noun an art gallery in New York, US, with one of the world s largest collections of ancient, medieval and modern art; founded in 1870 …   Australian English dictionary

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