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Yesterday ‒ Tomorrow: a Work in Aspective Realism

 The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum is hosting an exhibition entitled

BA Antiquities Museum Opening Hours During Ramadan

 On the occasion of the month of Ramadan, the BA

A Fresh View of the History and Importance of Mersa Matruh through New Archaeological Discoveries

The BA Antiquities Museum is organizing a seminar titled “A

The Islamic Art Museum’s Lens

 The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum, in cooperation with the Museum

BA Establishes an International Egyptology Center in Honor of Dr. Zahi Hawass

 Within the framework of its regional and international role in

Mission Statement

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Mission Statement

Established in 2001, the Antiquities Museum of Bibliotheca Alexandrina aims to give its visitors a glimpse of the consecutive eras of Egypt’s history.
It also aims to raise the cultural awareness of young people by proposing to them a variety of educational programs.

    Website Mission Statement

  • Give ordinary users a general idea about the history of Egypt and the masterpieces of the Museum.
  • Make the Museum collections accessible to online users through a complete database of the Museum artifacts.
  • Create an international calendar for Egyptology-related events worldwide.

Leitbild des Altertumsmuseums der Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Das 2001 gegründete Altertumsmuseum der Bibliotheca Alexandrina zielt darauf ab, Besuchern einen Blick über die aufeinander folgenden Epochen der ägyptischen Geschichte zu geben.
Es zielt auch darauf ab, das kulturelle Bewusstsein junger Menschen zu wecken, indem es ihnen eine Vielzahl von Erziehungsprogrammen vorschlägt.

    Ziele der Website

  • Sie gibt gewöhnlichen Nutzern eine allgemeine Idee über Ägyptens Geschichte und die Meisterwerke des Museums.
  • Sie ermöglicht online-Nutzern den Zugang zu den Museumssammlungen durch eine vollständige Datenbank der Ausstellungsstücke.
  • Sie bietet einen internationalen Veranstaltungskalender für Ägyptologie an.

Misión del Museo de Antigüedades de la Biblioteca de Alejandría

Establecido en 2001, el Museo de Antigüedades de la Biblioteca de Alejandría tiene como propósito ofrecer a los visitantes un rápido vistazo sobre las etapas consecutivas de la historia de Egipto.

Otro objetivo del Museo es incrementar la conciencia cultural de los jóvenes a través de una variedad de programas educacionales.

    Misión del sitio web

  • Dar a los usuarios una idea general sobre la historia de Egipto y las obras maestras del Museo.
  • Posibilitar el acceso a las colecciones del Museo para los usuarios en línea a través de una completa base de datos sobre las reliquias del Museo.
  • Crear una agenda internacional sobre los acontecimientos relacionados con la egiptología que tienen lugar alrededor del mundo.

object of the day

Fragment of a wall of a tomb depicting a man and his wife

Description

Part of a tomb wall decorated with high reliefs depicting the deceased lovingly embraced by his wife.  The wife's skin is painted in pale yellow, while her husband is depicted in dark brown.  This is in line with the ancient Egyptian tradition of showing the darker skin tone of tanned men who work outdoors, while their women are not exposed to the rays of the sun, particularly noble women.  The man wears a short white kilt and a wig, a large collar and a bracelet around each wrist.  Above the figures is a hieroglyphic inscription describing the wife as his beloved.


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