Aswan Museum

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Aswan Museum
LocationAswan, Egypt.

Aswan Museum is a museum in Elephantine, located on the south-eastern side of Aswan, Egypt. It opened to the public in 1912. The museum features artifacts from Nubia, which were housed there during the construction of the Aswan Dam. In 1990, a new department was inaugurated displaying findings that were discovered on Elephantine island itself, such as utensils, weapons, pottery and mummies.[1]

The museum is situated close to the Ruins of Abu, where excavations are still taking place.


  1. ^ "Aswan Museums and Art Galleries: Aswan, Egypt". Retrieved 2018-02-24.

Coordinates: 24°05′5″N 32°53′12″E / 24.08472°N 32.88667°E / 24.08472; 32.88667