The Metropolitan Museum of Art, located in New York City, is the largest art museum in the United States with among the most significant art collections. Its permanent collection contains more than two million works, divided among nineteen curatorial departments. The collection of Egyptian art at the Met is known to be one of the best in the whole world. Dating for the Paleolithic to the Roman period visitors can see up to 36,000 artifacts which started to be collected in 1906 when public interest in ancient Egypt suddenly grew. The Egyptian Collection is housed in 32 major galleries and 8 study galleries. The objects are arranged chronologically.
sahura and a deity
twentieth dynasty models
temple of dendur
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Times Square is located in the heart of the New York City. It was named after the Times Building, now One Times Square. The name is now used for the area between 40th and 53rd street and 6th and 9th avenue. Times Square is a popular New York destination all year long, but New Years Eve is the single biggest night to hit these streets.
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