We spent a small amount of our time at The Louvre looking at the Egyptian antiquities collection. I suspect that we would have spent more time in that area of the museum had we not spent so much time in the Egyptian antiquities section at the The Metropolitan Museum of Art just five months earlier. I find objects from Egypt fascinating and wanted to share the a few of my favorite photos from The Louvre’s collection of Egyptian antiquities.
The Seated Scribe (bel0w) has intrigued museum-goers for years. It was carved from white limestone, and its colors have been fairly well-preserved given the age of the statue. This video provides interesting commentary on the statue.
Amethyst is my birthstone (I was born in February), so I was excited to see this lovely necklace made of amethyst beads.