The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Cairo

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Ancient history at its best, The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities boasts a collection notable for its standout pieces and, with a total of around 120,000 pieces, for its depth. First timers will want to see the Gold Mask of Tutankhamen, the young ruler's funerary mask, discovered in 1925 and perhaps the most iconic of the museum's artifacts. The ground floor displays a wealth of coins and papyrus fragments, while up on the first floor you'll find most of the findings from the Valley of the Kings. Put The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities into our Cairo day trip planning app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Cairo.
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  • The "Old" Museum still belongs on everyone's list: King Tut, of course, but we loved the old layout and wood displays. Very much brings you back 100 years. The newer Museums are also wonderful, but... 
    The "Old" Museum still belongs on everyone's list: King Tut, of course, but we loved the old layout and wood displays. Very much brings you back 100 years. The newer Museums are also wonderful, but...  more »
  • Always proud of you Egypt amazing antiques all over the museum wonderful miracles from the ancient world of Egypt 🇪🇬 ❤ 
    Always proud of you Egypt amazing antiques all over the museum wonderful miracles from the ancient world of Egypt 🇪🇬 ❤  more »

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