The Egyptian collection

COLLECTING FOR ETERNITY

Collecting for eternityMany 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.

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FOOTWEAR IN ANCIENT EGYPT

Footwear in ancient EgyptReasearcher André J. Veldmeijer has studied the footwear collection from ancient Egypt that is housed in the Medelhavsmuseet in Stockholm. This catalogue presents all objects in detail.

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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.

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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).