The Coptic Museum. The facade, inaugurated by King Faruq in 1947, connects the new wing, on the left, to the old wing, on the right. The cross and other features mark this as a Christian building, but the style is neo-Fatimid.

From Whose pharaohs?: archaeology, museums, and Egyptian national identity from Napoleon to World War I by Donald Malcolm Reid

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  • Middle Eastern: 632-1918
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  • Figure 43. The Coptic Museum. The facade, inaugurated by King Faruq in 1947, connects the new wing, on the left, to the old wing, on the right. The cross and other features mark this as a Christian building, but the style is neo-Fatimid.