Ancient Egyptian Artifact in world museums
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Ancient Egyptian Artifact in world museums

 Ancient Egyptian Artifact in world museums .The Ancient Egyptian civilization is one of the world’s most fascinating, perplexing, and mind-boggling civilizations. Hundreds of ancient Egyptian antiquities are on exhibit in museums across the world.
Many of the antiquities were lawfully transported outside of Egypt, while others were illegally transferred. Egypt Today shares light on various Egyptian antiquities housed in prestigious museums in the following lines.

Egypt’s treasures abroad: Ancient Egyptian Artifact in world museums

Ancient Egyptian artefacts in world


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    • The Louvre, Paris, France.
      The Louvre’s Department of Egyptian Antiquities has around 50,000 artifacts spanning from 4000 BC to the 4th century AD. The department’s beginnings were the royal collections, which were subsequently increasingly piled via purchases. Then-King Charles X created a department for Egyptian Artifact in response to Champollion’s translation of the Rosetta Stone. The Great Sphinx of Tanis, one of the earliest Egyptian statues dating back to the 26th century BC, stands watch in front of the collection. The collection also includes the Seated Scribe, one of the most well-known pieces of Egyptian art.

      There are also rare Egyptian monuments in the Egyptian Museum in Torino, Italy, which houses 325,000 ancient Egyptian items. Moreover, 25,000 Egyptian antiquities are housed in Canada’s Royal Ontario Museum.

      The United States has many Egyptian monuments. As in the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, California has around 17,000 Egyptian antiquities. Furthermore, the World Museum in Liverpool has around 16,000 Egyptian monuments. The Oriental Institute in Chicago houses 30,000 antiquities. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, New York, USA, houses 26,000 objects.

      • The British Museum in London, England
        Outside of Egypt, the British Museum has the most Egyptian Artifact. Their collection, which now stands at over 100,000 items (the same estimate as the Grand Museum in Egypt), began with the establishment of the museum in 1753 with 160 Artifact and grew through time until it reached its current size.
        The gigantic red granite monument of Amenhotep III is one of the museum’s most prominent treasures. It dates back to 1370 BC and was unearthed in 1870. It was moved to London, where it has remained to this day.
      • Egyptian Museum of Berlin, Germany.
        About 80,000 Artifact currently reside in the Egyptian Museum of Berlin. The seed of the museum was planted in the 18th century. Under King Friedrich Wilhelm III and influenced by the advice of polymath Alexander von Humboldt, an Egyptian section was created and the first Egyptian Artifact were brought to Berlin. The collection dates from 4000 BC to the Roman era, spanning an enormous period of Egyptian history, with valuable objects excavated from the land.
        One of the most famous pieces the museum is known for is the exceptionally well-preserved, vividly painted, stucco-coated limestone bust of Queen Nefertiti. The figure is believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC and was discovered in 1912. It was then taken to Germany, where it became the most well-known and most copied Egyptian Artifact.

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