Louvre Museum: Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities

Egyptian Antiquities  (Sphinx of Amenemhat II, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Louvre_sphinx.jpg) The Department of Egyptian Antiquities was created on May 15, 1826, by royal decree of Charles X. He made Jean-François Champollion, who had just acquired the collection of the British consul Salt (4,000 … Read More

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