Published: The Louvre, a passion for Egypt

From Ancient Egyptian and Hellenistic art, all the way to Coptic and Islamic art, the quality and scope of the Egyptian collections at the Louvre are everything you would expect from a legendary museum in a country that paved the way for the Egyptomania that swept across Europe following Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign in 1798 and the publishing of the Description de l’Egypte a few years later.

Here is my full article about the Egyptian collection(s) at the Louvre: