The Egyptian collection
COLLECTING FOR ETERNITY
Many of the objects in the Egyptian collection of the Medelhavsmuseet came to Sweden from a famous collector in Cairo, Major Gayer-Anderson during the late 1920's and two decades onwards. The researcher Nicholas Warner has studied the correspondence between Gayer-Anderson and the Egyptian Museum in Stockholm and has thus been able to reconstruct the story of how the museum once took form.
FOOTWEAR IN ANCIENT EGYPT
ANCIENT EGYPTIAN COFFINS
The Medelhavsmuseet's collection includes ancient Egyptian coffins covering two millennia, from the end of the First Intermediate Period down to the Ptolemaic Period. In this catalogue, compiled by researcher Aidan Dodson, you can more about these coffins.
BEYOND THE SHOWCASES OF THE MEDELHAVSMUSEET
A team of archaeologists from the Freie Universität, Berlin, undertook an examination of the material from Hermann Junker's expedition to Merimde Beni Salama (West Delta, Egypt) held in the Medelhavsmuseet, Stockholm from the 27th October until 7th November 2014.
Read a short report from their visit here (PDF-dokument, 1,9 MB).