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This is a list of museums with major collections of Egyptian antiquities. This list only contains estimates of collection size, which may or may not reflect the collection's historical, scientific, or artistic value.

  1. Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt
    120,000 objects [1]
  2. British Museum, London, UK
    110,000 objects [2] Excludes the 6 million objects from the Wendorf Collection of Egyptian and Sudanese Prehistory, donated to the museum in 2001
  3. Ägyptisches Museum, Neues Museum, Berlin, Germany
    80,000 objects [3] Website source quotes 80,000 objects, published book quotes 100,000 objects (])
  4. Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London, UK
    80,000 objects [4]
  5. Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
    50,000 objects [5]
  6. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Pennsylvania, USA
    42,000 objects [6]
  7. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
    40,000 objects [7]
  8. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
    36,000 objects [8]
  9. Museo Egizio, Turin, Italy
    32,500 objects [9]
  10. Oriental Institute, Chicago, USA
    30,000 objects [10]
  11. Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, USA
  12. Musée des beaux-arts de Lyon


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