Mukhtar Museum

Mahmoud Mokhtar, Egypt's Renaissance (created 1919-1928)

Mukhtar Museum is a museum in Cairo, Egypt, housing the sculptures of Mahmoud Mokhtar (May 10, 1891-March 28, 1934). Mokhtar is considered to be significant as the father of modern Egyptian sculpture.

The museum building was designed by Ramses Wissa Wassef, and houses eighty-five bronze, stone, basalt, marble, granite and plaster works.

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Coordinates: 30°02′26″N 31°13′22″E / 30.0405°N 31.2229°E / 30.0405; 31.2229

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