The Swiss pastry chef with an eye for Egyptian antiquities.
This content was published on November 4, 2008 - 15:18
For the first time the Egyptian collection of Achille Groppi (1890-1949) is on display, at the Antikenmuseum Basel. Groppi, originally from Ticino, made his fortune selling cakes and chocolate to the high society of Cairo, including royalty. (Pictures: Antikenmuseum Basel)