Egyptian monuments reside in over 39 museums worldwide
By: Mustafa Marie
Tue, Jun. 4, 2019
Many of the artifacts were transferred outside Egypt through legal methods, whilst others were transferred illegally. In the following lines Egypt Today sheds light on the different Egyptian artifacts located in distinguished museums.
The British Museum in London hosts over 100,000 artifacts (not including The Windorf collection, which was gifted to the museum in 2001. The collection includes over 6 million artifacts from prehistoric times in Egypt and Sudan.
The Egyptian Museum at the New Berlin Museum in Germany hosts about 80,000 artifacts.
Petrie Museum in the UK hosts about 80,000 artifacts. In addition, the Louvre Museum in Paris, France displays about 50,000 Egyptian artifacts. Also, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, USA displays around 45,000 artifacts.
Furthermore, 42,000 Egyptian artifacts reside in the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology in Ann Arbor USA, while the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, UK displays 40,000 Egyptian artifacts.
Furthermore, the Egyptian Museum in Torino, Italy displays 32500 ancient Egyptian artifacts. In addition, the Oriental Institute in Chicago USA hosts 30,000 artifacts. The Metropolitan Museum for Arts in New York, USA displays 26,000 artifacts.
The Royal Ontario Museum in Canada hosts 25,000 Egyptian artifacts. Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology in California displays around 17,000 Egyptian artifacts.
The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, UK hosts nearly 16,000 ancient Egyptian pieces.
Moreover, the World Museum in Liverpool displays around 16,000 Egyptian monuments. Over 12,000 ancient Egyptian artifacts reside in the Kunsthistorisches Art Museum in Vienna, Austria.
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