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The Egyptian Museum
- Official site for the museum in Cairo, which houses over 120,000 objects, including the mummies of Egyptian pharoahs, sarcophagi, sculptures, furniture and personal effects.
Ashmolean Museum Department of Antiquities
- Includes some famous ancient Egyptian pieces. Located in Oxford, England.
The British Museum: Egypt
- Illustrates aspects of Egyptian culture and art from predynastic times. Examine images and texts on star pieces from the collection. Located in London.
The British Museum: The Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan
- Has the largest collection of ancient Egyptian material outside Cairo. Exhibitions, research, fieldwork, collections. Located in London.
- General information and presentation of special collections of Egyptian, Classical and Ancient Middle Eastern Art.
Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection
- Provides images of objects from the collection with explanatory texts. Located in Berlin. Includes visitor's and contact information.
Fondazione Museo delle Antichità Egizie di Torino
- Dedicated to Egyptian art and culture in Turin Italy, second in importance after the Cairo Museum with some 6,500 objects on view.
The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
- A part of the Department of Art at the University of Memphis. Devoted to community education, the institute houses over 150 Egyptian antiquities, including mummies, funerary equipment and objects of everyday life. Several are available for online viewing.
Louvre Museum - Egyptian Antiquities
- Outlines the formation of the Louvre's Egyptian collection. Browse images of major works from Roman, Coptic and New Kingdom periods.
Manchester Museum: Egyptology Collections
- Includes illustrated searchable catalog of its collection.
Michael C. Carlos Museum: Ancient Egyptian Art
- Online sample of the permanent collection of the MCCM at Emory University.
- Collection from different periods of Egyptian art. Images and explanatory texts. Located in Rome.
Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
- Collection of Sir Henry Wellcome, held at the University of Wales, Swansea. Images and details of a selection of objects. Visitor information.
Oriental Institute Museum
- From the University of Chicago, this ancient Near East collection includes an Egyptian gallery.
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
- Houses about 80,000 objects, many of which were collected by Professor William Flinders Petrie in his excavations. Includes hours, directions and contact information. Located in University College London.
The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt
- Includes a virtual tour of the exhibition, selected artifacts, exhibition brochure, family guide, and other materials from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.
The Sphinx & the Pyramids
- Exhibit at Harvard Semitic Museum celebrating 100 years of American archaeology at Giza.
The State Hermitage Museum: Ancient Egypt
- Brief presentation of the collection, consisting of items from different periods.
Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs
- Sponsored by National Geographic, exhibition will feature over 130 treasures from the tomb of the celebrated pharaoh on a twenty-seven month tour beginning in Los Angeles, California. Includes details and ticket information.
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