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 1,000 Ancient Egyptian artifacts[edit]

  1. Grand Egyptian Museum, Giza, Egypt: Over 100,000 artifacts[1] (due to being partly opened in 2018, currently housed in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo)
  2. British Museum, London, England, 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, England, UK: About 80,000 artifacts[6]
  5. Musée du Louvre, Paris, France: 77.404 artifacts[7][8]
  6. Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA: About 45,000 artifacts[9]
  7. Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA: Over 45,000 artifacts[10]
  8. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA: Over 42,000 artifacts[11]
  9. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England, UK: About 40,000 artifacts[12]
  10. Museo Egizio, Turin, Italy: 32,500 artifacts[13]
  11. Oriental Institute, Chicago, Illinois, USA: About 30,000 artifacts[14]
  12. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York, USA: About 26,000 artifacts[15]
  13. Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: 25,000 artifacts[16]
  14. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, Berkeley, California, USA: Over 17,000 artifacts [17]
  15. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England, UK: Over 16,000 artifacts[18]
  16. World Museum, Liverpool, England, UK: Over 16,000 artifacts[19]
  17. Manchester Museum, Manchester, England, UK: About 16,000 artifacts[20]
  18. Egyptian Museum, Florence, Italy: Over 14,000 artifacts[21][22]
  19. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria: Over 17,000 artifacts [23]
  20. Cinquantenaire Museum, Brussels, Belgium: Over 11,000 artifacts [24]
  21. Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden, The Netherlands: Over 9,000 artifacts[25]
  22. Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia: More than 8,000 artifacts [26]
  23. Staatliche Sammlung für Ägyptische Kunst, Munich, Germany About 8,000 artifacts
  24. Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum Hildesheim, Hildesheim, Germany: 8,000 artifacts[27]
  25. Ägyptisches Museum der Universität Leipzig, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany: About 8,000 artifacts[28]
  26. National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece: Over 6000 artifacts [29]
  27. National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, Cairo Egypt: 50, 000 artifacts
  28. National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK: 6,000 artifacts[30]
  29. The Hermitage, St Petersburg, Russia: Over 5,500 artifacts [31]
  30. Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven, Connecticut, USA: Over 5,000 artifacts[32]
  31. The Egypt Centre, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK: Over 5000 artifacts[33]
  32. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, Scotland, UK: 5,000 artifacts[34]
  33. Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary: Over 4,000 artifacts[35]
  34. Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose, California, USA: Over 4,000 artifacts[36]
  35. Field Museum, Chicago, Illinois, USA: Over 3,500 artifacts[37]
  36. Museo Civico Archeologico, Bologna, Italy: About 3,500 artifacts[38]
  37. Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, USA: More than 3,000 artifacts[39]
  38. National Museum of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland: About 3,000 artifacts[40]
  39. Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA: More than 2,500 artifacts[41]
  40. Naples National Archaeological Museum, Naples, Italy: 2,500 artifacts[42]
  41. Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland, UK: 2,300 artifacts[43]
  42. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, Denmark: More than 1,900 artifacts[44]
  43. National Museum of Natural History, Washington, District of Columbia, USA: More than 1,900 artifacts[45]
  44. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, USA: More than 1,600 artifacts[46]
  45. Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon, France: 1,500 artifacts[47]
  46. Art Museum of the University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, USA: More than 1,400 artifacts[48]
  47. Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA: More than 1000 artifacts[49]
  48. Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia, USA: More than 1000 artifacts[50]
  49. Australian Museum, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia: Over 1, 000 artifacts[51]
  50. New Walk Museum, Leicester, England, UK: Over 400 artifacts
  51. Durham University Oriental Museum, Durham, England, UK: Over 6, 7000 artifacts

Other significant collections with unspecified number of artifacts[edit]

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