List of museums of Egyptian antiquities

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The following is a list of museums with major collections of Egyptian antiquities:

Museum collections of over 1000 Ancient Egyptian artifacts[edit]

  1. Grand Egyptian Museum, Giza, Egypt: Over 100,000 artifacts[1] (to open in 2015, currently housed in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo)
  2. British Museum, London, UK: Over 100,000 artifacts[2] (not including the 2001 donation of the six million artifact Wendorf Collection of Egyptian and Sudanese Prehistory)[3][4]
  3. Ägyptisches Museum, Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany: About 80,000 artifacts[5]
  4. Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London, UK: About 80,000 artifacts[6]
  5. Musée du Louvre, Paris, France: About 50,000 artifacts[7]
  6. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA: About 45,000 artifacts[8]
  7. Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Ann Arbor, MI, USA: Over 45,000 artifacts[9]
  8. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Pennsylvania, USA: Over 42,000 artifacts[10]
  9. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK: About 40,000 artifacts[11]
  10. Museo Egizio, Turin, Italy: 32,500 artifacts[12]
  11. Oriental Institute, Chicago, USA: About 30,000 artifacts[13]
  12. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA: About 26,000 artifacts[14]
  13. Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada: 25,000 artifacts[15]
  14. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, Berkeley, CA: over 17,000 artifacts [16]
  15. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK: Over 16,000 artifacts[17]
  16. World Museum, Liverpool, UK: Over 16,000 artifacts[18]
  17. Manchester Museum, Manchester, UK: About 16,000 artifacts[19]
  18. Egyptian Museum, Florence, Italy: Over 14,000 artifacts[20][21]
  19. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria: Over 12,000 artifacts [22]
  20. Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia: More than 8,000 artifacts [23]
  21. Staatliche Sammlung für Ägyptische Kunst, Munich, Germany About 8,000 artifacts
  22. Roemer-und-Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim, Germany: 8,000 artifacts[24]
  23. Ägyptisches Museum der Universität Leipzig, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany: About 8,000 artifacts[25]
  24. National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece: Over 6000 artifacts [26]
  25. The Hermitage, St Petersburg, Russia: Over 5,500 artifacts [27]
  26. Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden, The Netherlands: Over 5,000 artifacts[28]
  27. Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven, CT, USA: Over 5,000 artifacts[29]
  28. Szepmuveszeti Museum, Budapest, Hungary: Over 4,000 artifacts[30]
  29. Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose, CA: Over 4,000 artifacts[31]
  30. Field Museum, Chicago, IL: Over 3,500 artifacts[32]
  31. Museo Civico Archeologico, Bologna, Italy: About 3,500 artifacts[33]
  32. Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, USA: More than 3,000 artifacts[34]
  33. Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA, USA: More than 2,500 artifacts[35]
  34. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, Denmark: More than 1,900 artifacts[36]
  35. National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA: More than 1,900 artifacts[37]
  36. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA: More than 1,600 artifacts[38]
  37. Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon, France: 1,500 artifacts[39]
  38. Art Museum of the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA: more than 1,400 artifacts[40]
  39. Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, USA: more than 1000 artifacts[41]
  40. Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA: More than 1000 artifacts[42]

Other significant collections with unspecified number of artifacts[edit]

References[edit]

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  5. ^ "Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection". Berlin State Museums. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology". University College London. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
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  8. ^ "Giza Archaeological Expedition Archive (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)". ARTstor. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  9. ^ "Notable collections". Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  10. ^ "Egyptian Section". University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  11. ^ "The Egyptian Collections". Ashmolean Museum. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 
  12. ^ "The History of the Museum". Museo Egizio. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  13. ^ "Highlights from the Collections: Egypt". Oriental Institute. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  14. ^ "Egyptian Art". Metropolitan Museum of Art. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
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  18. ^ "Egyptology". World Museum. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  19. ^ "The Egyptology Collection". Manchester Museum. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
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  22. ^ "Egyptian and Near Eastern Collection". Kunsthistorisches Museum. 
  23. ^ "Egypt". Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  24. ^ "Egypt". Roemer-und-Pelizaeus-Museum. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  25. ^ "Ägyptisches Museum" (in German). Leipzig University. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
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  27. ^ "Ancient Egypt". The Hermitage. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 
  28. ^ "Collections database". Rijksmuseum van Oudheden. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  29. ^ "Egyptian collection". Peabody Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  30. ^ "Collections, Egypt". Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  31. ^ "About Us". Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 
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  33. ^ "La Collezione Egiziana" (in Italian). Museo Civico Archeologico di Bologna. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  34. ^ "Egyptian Collections: History". Brooklyn Museum. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 
  35. ^ "Walton Hall of Ancient Egypt". Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  36. ^ "The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek". VirtualTourist. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  37. ^ "Search the Anthropology Collections". National Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
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  39. ^ "The Musée des Beaux-Arts in Lyon" (in French). L'Égypte ancienne de Bastet. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  40. ^ "Search Collection". Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology. Retrieved 14 Jan 2014. 
  41. ^ "Search Collection". Cleveland Museum of Art. Retrieved 6 Jan 2014. 
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