Museums

Museums & Artifacts

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Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection

The Egyptian Museum, with the famous Bust of Nefertiti, the portrait of Tje and the Berliner green head together with the Papyrus Collection, containing ca. 60 000 Textdocuments written in various scripts from hieroglyphics to arabic, is one of the most important museums of its kind. [Europe] [Museums]

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The Egyptian Museum Cairo

Maydan El Tahrir, Cairo. [Egypt] [Museums]

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The Coptic Museum, Cairo

Coptic Monuments are considered as a liaison between Ancient Egyptian Art during the Pharaonic and the Graeco-Roman periods on one hand and the Islamic era on the other. This fact granted these monuments a great importance in the Egyptian Art in general. [Egypt] [Museums]

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The British Museum, London

The Museum houses a vast collection of world art and artefacts and is free to all visitors. Search highlight objects of the collection and view current research projects. Find information about visiting, including admission and opening times, events and exhibitions, gallery guides and teaching resources. [Europe] [Museums]

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The Louvre, Paris

Official Website. Collection & Departments, Exhibitions, Guided Tours, Virtual Tours, Calendar, History of the Louvre, Gardens, Concerts, Lectures & Symposia, Readings & Performances, Opening Hours. [Europe] [Museums]

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The Carlsberg Papyrus Collection

The Carlsberg Papyrus Collection contains more than 500 inventoried papyri in addition to a considerable amount of material that has yet to be catalogued. The collection is made up from two principal sources; papyri purchased by the Carlsberg Foundation for the Egyptological Institute (now part of the Carsten Niebuhr Institute) - these form the bulk of the collection - and papyri formerly in the possession of Prof. H. O. Lange. It further includes a two Coptic codices purchased from Carl Schmidt, a few papyri formerly in the possession of Prof. Sander-Hansen, and the Teaching of King Merikare which was purchased from Ludwig Borchardt. All the papyri are now referred to as the Carlsberg Papyri. [Europe] [Museums]

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Brooklyn Museum

[United States] [Museums]

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The Manchester Museum

Egyptology [Europe] [Museums]

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The Kelsey Museum online

The Kelsey Museum houses a collection of nearly 100,000 ancient and medieval objects from the civilizations of the Mediterranean and the Near East. When the Museum reopens in October 2009, a selection of these artifacts will be displayed in the new William E. Upjohn Exhibit Wing. The Kelsey will also offer special exhibitions that change annually. [United States] [Museums]

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Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose

The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, architecturally inspired by the Temple of Amon at Karnak, houses the largest collection of Egyptian artifacts on exhibit in the western United States -- including objects from pre dynastic times through Egypt's early Islamic era. [United States] [Museums]

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Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta

the Carlos maintains the largest collection of ancient art in the Southeast with objects from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Near East, and the ancient Americas. [United States] [Museums]

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The North Carolina Museum of Art

"The North Carolina Museum of Art and Design Research Lab at North Carolina State University have brought to the web a unique on-line presentation that features over 130 works of art, a Quicktime VR tour, and Shockwave presentations of some 3D pieces."

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Oriental Institute, University of Chicago

The directory contains a TABLE OF CONTENTS (Website Query/Search), ABZU (Index to Ancient Near Eastern Resources on the Internet), THE MUSEUM, MUSEUM EDUCATION, & STORE (SUQ), ELECTRONIC, RESOURCES, RESEARCH & PROJECTS, DEPARTMENTS, and PUBLICATIONS.

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EIKON Image Database for Biblical Studies

The EIKON Image Database for Biblical Studies is a faculty-library initiative at Yale Divinity School that provides digital resources for teaching and research in the field of Biblical studies.

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The Detroit Institute of Art - Egypt

Ancient Art Department. The arts of the ancient Mediterranean world of Egypt, Greece, and Rome, as well as the ancient Near East and Islam, are well represented in the Department of Ancient Art. The scope of the collection is broad in both time and geography; it exhibits a range that includes prehistoric objects from the caves of Mount Carmel in Israel to gold artifacts from the Bronze Age in Ireland. Virtually every artistic medium is represented including pottery, stone, glass, textile, and metal. Categories of art include sculpture, architecture, painting, weapons, armor, jewelry, textiles, and mummies.

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The Nubia Museum, Aswan

The Nubia Museum, in Aswan, as a matter of fact, is deemed to be one of the most important Egyptian museums. A number of factors have combined together, yielding the magnificence of such museum, as it is the only unique open museum of its kind.

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Rijksmuseum van Oudheden - Leiden.

Het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden is het nationaal centrum voor archeologie waar jong en oud kan genieten van de beschavingen uit het oude Egypte en het Nabije Oosten, de Griekse en Romeinse wereld en het vroege Nederland.

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Egyptian Artifacts from the David M. Robinson Collection

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin see also: Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung.

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Egyptian Artifacts from the David M. Robinson Collection

The University Museums at the University of Mississippi. The Museums' collections represent the fields of archaeology, art, anthropology, decorative arts, history, science and technology.

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The Egypt Centre - Museum Of Egyptian Antiquities

There are over 4500 items in the collection. Most of them were collected by the pharmacist Sir Henry Wellcome. Others came to us from: the British Museum; the Royal Edinburgh Museum; National Museums and Galleries of Wales Cardiff; the Royal Albert Museum and Art Gallery and also private donors. Sir Henry Wellcome collected items from excavations. Included in the Egypt Centre collection are items from Armant, Armana, Esna, Mostagedda, etc. Additionally he collected items from individuals. These included Robert de Rustafjaell, Gayner-Anderson, Berens and Macgregor.

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McClung Museum - Ancient Egypt: The Eternal Voice

University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In this exhibition, the ancient Egyptians still speak to us through passages taken from their writings and through the many objects they left behind. A fine collection of both original objects and some replicas which complement them are arranged in this gallery by subject categories such as history, daily life, religion, and writing.

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The Manchester Museum

Manchester Museum has one of the finest Egyptian collections in Britain and, in some aspects, it has few rivals among the museums of the world.

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Ashmolean Museum

at the Griffith Institute, Oxford University

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Museum of Fine Arts - Egyptian collection

The Museum of Fine Arts houses one of the finest Egyptian collections of its kind in the world. A visit to the collection is a great way to learn about Egyptian art and civilization. It`s also a chance to learn about history, language, religion, anthropology, and archaeology. There are approximately 40,000 objects in the collection.

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The Official Harwa Web Site

The Mission of the Archaeological Museum of Milan (Civiche Raccolte Archeologiche di Milano) initiated excavations in Egypt at the Tomb of Harwa (TT 37) in 1995 under the direction of Francesco Tiradritti. The tomb is located on the West Bank of Luxor near the temple of Hatshepsut. The mission is sponsored by the Cultural Association "Harwa 2001".
[Archaeological Museum of Milan: The Tomb of Harwa]

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British Museum Department of Egyptian Antiquities

The Museum has the largest and most comprehensive collection of ancient Egyptian material outside Cairo. Mummies and coffins.

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Brooklyn Museum:

Brooklyn Museum: Egyptian, Classical, and Ancient Middle Eastern Art. The Museum`s collection of ancient Egyptian art is generally acknowledged to be one of the finest in the world. Highlights include exquisitely decorated sarcophagi, coffins, mummy cases, a wrapped 2,600-year-old human mummy, and a portion of the Theban tomb of an important 8th-century B.C. vizier.

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Animal Mummies Project in the Cairo Museum

Study and preserve mummified sacred animals and beloved pets of the Ancient Egyptians. Learn more about Archaeology, Ancient Egypt, and mummies. Adopt a cat, dog or crocodile mummy.

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Carnegie Museum of Natural History: Life in Ancient Egypt

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History has acquired Egyptian artifacts since its founding and now holds about twenty-five-hundred ancient Egyptian artifacts. Artifacts are displayed in relation to the daily life and traditions of the people who made them, so that the objects are seen in the context of the culture. To present a cohesive picture of ancient Egyptian society, its technology, its social system, and its beliefs.

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Egyptian Museum of the Uruguayan Society of Egyptology

About 50% of the collection is authentic. In 1984 the Uruguayan Society of Egyptology opened an Egyptian Museum with the purpose of offering the students of the Uruguayan Institute of Egyptology an opportunity to see ancient Egyptian objects without leaving the premises. The small collection consisted then of mostly good reproductions of such objects obtained from big European or North American museums.

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Emory University Carlos Museum : Ancient Egyptian Art

The collection of Ancient Egyptian antiquities at the Michael C. Carlos Museum covers the full spectrum of Egyptian civilization, from the earliest Predynastic times, to the period of Roman domination. Some exhibitions are on loan.

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The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

The text and images in The Kelsey On-Line are for the personal use of students, scholars, and the public. University of Michigan.

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Splendors of Ancient Egypt.

Features masterpieces from the world-renowned collection of Egyptian art from the prestigious Pelizaeus Museum, Hildesheim, Germany. [Houston Museum of Fine Arts]

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Hunterian Museum - The Egyptian Exhibition

University of Glasgow: Egyptian Collection. Jim Devine

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Archaeological Museum Kibbutz Ein Dor

Home page of the museum with links to a dozen other pages and many other museums and archaeological resources on the World Wide Web.

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Unwrap a Mummy With Your Mouse

Akhet: The Horizon to Ancient Egypt w/clickable mummy

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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Egypt Page.

The Museum of Fine Arts houses one of the finest Egyptian collections of its kind in the world. A visit to the collection is a great way to learn about Egyptian art and civilization. It`s also a chance to learn about history, language, religion, anthropology, and archaeology. There are approximately 40,000 objects in the collection.

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The Oriental Institute Museum

The Newly Reopened Joseph and Mary Grimshaw Egyptian Gallery. The 4000-square foot gallery displays approximately 800 objects dating from the Predynastic Period (ca. 5000 B.C.) to the Arab conquest (7th century A.D.).

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Oriental Institute Virtual Museum

VRML 3-dimensional perspectives.

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Seattle Art Museum - Egypt: gift of the Nile.

This web site complements the Egypt, Gift of the Nile exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum, on view October 15, 1998 through January 10, 1999. Site contains ticket information, exhibition description, essays on ancient Egyptian culture, a virtual offering table, multimedia glossary on Egyptian terms, tons of fun stuff for kids, and an extensive links page to other great sites on Egypt.

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Egyptian Artifacts from the David M. Robinson Collection

The University Museums at the University of Mississippi.

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Zagreb Archaeological Museum The Egyptian Collection

The Egyptian collection contains more than 2100 items, most of them purchased in the last century from the family of the Austrian vice-marshal Franz Koller. Earlier periods of Egyptian history are represented in the collection by funerary and votive stone stelae from the Middle Kingdom (2040-1785 BC), as well as several objects from the New Kingdom (1552-1070 BC). Most of the collection is composed of material from the Late Period of ancient Egypt (1070 BC - AD 30). From this period (and particularly from that of the Saite rulers of the XXVI dynasty), come a series of stone and bronze monuments. The museum possesses a rich collection of ushapti figurines and canopic vases. The material from the Ptolemaic period primarily includes bronze statuettes of deities, and two sarcophagi are of the same date, along with several papyrus manuscripts with writings from the Book of the Dead.

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Allard Pierson Museum

Archaeological Museum of the University of Amsterdam.

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The Boston Museum of Fine Arts - Giza Pyramids

The Giza Pyramids form one part of a vast necropolis, or city of the dead, that housed hundreds of individual tombs of Egypt`s governing elite during the Old Kingdom (Dynasties 4-6, about 2630-2250 BC).

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The Cleveland Museum of Art - Pharaohs

Includes Rosetta Stone, A fun site for kids that explains the times of the Pharaohs. Also see Egyptian art treasures from the Louvre.

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Egyptian Museum, Cairo

Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom, Tutankhamun, Late Period, Funary Collection, Sculpture, Jewellery

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Museums and Exhibits (Big Collection)

WWW Egyptology Links. Museum Gustavianum. Uppsala University

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