List of museums of Greek and Roman antiquities

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This is a list of museums with major collections of Greek and Roman antiquities.

  1. State Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia
    106,000 objects [1] (Misleading collection, includes many objects from ancient settlements on the Northern Black Sea coast)
  2. British Museum, London, UK
    100,000 objects [2]
  3. National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece
    100,000 objects [3]
  4. Antikensammlung Berlin, (Held at the Altes Museum and Pergamon Museum), Berlin, Germany
    60,000 objects [4] [5] [6]
  5. Istanbul Archaeology Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
    53,000 objects [7] (Misleading Collection. Total collection size: 1 million objects of which 800,000 coins, 75,000 books, 75,000 Ancient Neat East cuneiform tablets, 2000 enamels and various Ancient Near Eastern objects)
  6. Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
    45,000 objects [1]
  7. Getty Villa, Malibu, USA
    44,000 objects [8]
  8. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
    35,000 objects [9]
  9. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Pennsylvania, USA
    30,000 objects [10]
  10. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
    18,000 objects [11] (Misleading collection, includes Nubian and Ancient Near East collections)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Musée du Louvre; 2005 Annual Report - Tableau récapitulatif de l'état d'avancement de l'informatisation des collections fin 2005, pg 185