In the heart of one of the biggest city of the world Paris, lies the biggest museum of the world LOUVRE. With a surface of 210,000 m2 ,66,600 of them are devoted to exhibitions.
This museum holds 35,000 masterpieces and eight different collections. To be able to visit the entire museum I had to go several times and take over from where I left. What really fascinated me and grab my attention is the Egyptian antiquity section.
I was charmed about this because it had all the details about the evolution and life style of this wonderful and fascinating culture and civilization. I’m personally very interested in studying the Egyptian civilization and knowing all the aspect of this culture and this exhibition gathered all the necessary information that I needed and I asked to have. The evolution of this civilization was in front of me in the same place. It was a dream that became a reality. I had all the tools that they used in their daily lives in front of me, I couldn’t believe my eyes. I was watching their dresses and their makeup and jewelry.
I was fascinated about their inventions and creations that inspired us and still inspiring us till today.
The Department of Egyptian Antiquities at the Louvre museum houses a major Egyptological collections of the world with 50,000 rooms. This section covered every single detail about
this amazing people. The collection covers all periods of ancient Egyptian civilization since the time of Nagada to the Roman and Coptic Egypt.
Among the most famous exhibits found at the time of Nagada knife Gebel el-Arak and the range of hunting. The major piece of art illustrating the time thinite is the stele of King Snake. Among all exposed sarcophagi, one finds that of Dioscorides, a Greek general during the reign of Ptolemy VI who decided to be buried according to ancient Egyptian local customs, choosing to do make a sarcophagus. This proved the power of this civilization and how it influenced others...