by de Traci Regula
By Adel Murad Current Egyptian Exhibits around the world
British Museum Egyptian
Collections Great Russell Street WC1
0171 636 1555
0171 580 1788 10am-5pm Mon-Sat; 2.30-6pm Sun
Ongoing permanent display of Egyptian objects both large
(a giant arm from a colossal statue of a Pharaho)
(exquisite votive bronze statues of gods and goddesses).
Admission free; donations accepted. Last admission 15 minutes before closing.
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
London WC1E 6BT
(44) 20 7504 2886
Ongoing, permanent display of many items, including a wonderful collection of small objects,
plus a few sarcophagi,
incised and painted sandstone blocks, many vessels,
and a few mummy portraits.
Egyptian Dynastic Gallery
Exhibit will close for approximately a year starting Sept. 9th.
Pharaohs of the Sun: Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankhamen
265 objects from the Amarna period.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, California
323 857 6000 through June 6, then to
and Leiden Georgia
Life and Death Under the Pharaohs
Show originating from the National
Museum of Antiquities, Leiden,
Fernbank Science Center
404 378 4311
Until Sept 5
Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artefacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.
138 items from the University collection including a four-ton false
door, jewelry, sarcophagi, and an array of other items large and small. Honolulu Academy of Arts
808 532 8700 March 16 - July 28th
New Egyptian Gallery
The Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago.
773 702 9520
Pharoahs of the Sun: Ahkenaten,
Nefertiti, Tutankhamen Chicago Art Institute
Opens July 17th; runs through Sept. 24th.
Egyptian Funerary Arts
Permanent show covering the 21st Dynasty to the Roman Period
Museum of Fine Arts,
617 267 9300
The Collectors Art: Ancient Egypt at Eton College Metropolitan Museum
Opens Sept 26 - January 21st 2001
N.B. -the Met has a lovely small Egyptian temple on permanent display,
granted as part of the UNESCO rescue project during construction of
the Aswan dam. Well worth a look, it's said to be best viewed at night.
The Egyptian wing of the Met is worth viewing anytime.
Cleveland Museum of Art
Egyptian Galleries Reopened
Thematically-arranged rooms cover Kings and
Gods, Public and
Life, and the Afterlife.
216 421 7340
Charles Lang Freer and Egypt
Ongoing exhibit of 18th dynasty glass objects, assembled by Freer in
Cairo in 1909, plus faience objects, amulets, and jewelry.
Freer Gallery of Art
Look at the Mummy
Landesmuseum Fuer Kaernten
43 463 5363 0552
Ends July 30th.
Agatha Christie and the Near
East Museum fur Vlkerkunde
Vienna Ends September 17th
Sackler Wing of Oriental Antiquities
Muse de Louvre Paris
Reopening of the Egyptian Galleries, including a large diorite head of Queen Nefertiti.
33 1 40 20 50 50
Coptic Art in Egypt
Institut de Monde Arabe
Until September 3rd.
Emperors of the Nile
Muse des Beaux-Arts Valenciennes, Nord
33 3 27 22 57 20 Through June 12
Emperors of the Nile: Roman Egypt Muse de la Civilization Gallo-Romaine Lyon
Aegyptisches Museum Und Papyrussammlung
Temporary reinstallation pending move to the Museumsinsel of the Egyptian collection, including the iconic bust of Nefertiti and many pieces not seen since before World War II. Charlottenberg
49 30 20355 506
Aegyptische Sammlung Der Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat
Combined exhibit featuring loaned items form the British Museum and the Museum
of Fine Arts, Boston.
49 6221 542 536
Ancient Civilizations Permanent collection with substantial Egyptian artifacts.
49 7 21 926 6514
Egyptian Antiquities Room
Just under three hundred Egyptian objects including Fayum portraits, sarcophagi,
and small items.
This collection is often overlooked by visitors, as,
understandably enough, the Greek objects take precedence
both physically (the room is upstairs, in a rear corner) and emotionally.
National Archaeological Museum 30 1 3210 185
Museum of Rhodes
Collection of minor Egyptian objects, primarily of faience, distributed among various rooms and cases.
Rhodes City, Rhodes
Permanent display of items from the Museum collection National Museum of Ireland
353 1 6777 444
Shumei Family Collection: The Miho Museum
New I.M.Pei designed museum with Egyptian artifacts among its extensive,
fine collection of ancient objects.
Some of the best Egyptian items have been on loan to Leiden but should be returning shortly.
Shigaraki, Kyoto, Japan
81 748 823 414 (Fax)
National Museum of Antiquities
(Rijksmuseum Van Oudheden)
Recently reopened, this museum has one of
the best collections of Egyptian artifacts in the world..
Also visit the small Temple of Taffa, once dedicated to Isis,
and which is now, after a stormy career which included
being knocked down by a ship before the UNESCO rescue,
reerected at the Museum.
Leiden 31 71 512 7527
Temple of Debod
Municipal Park A similar UNESCO temple given to Spain in recognition of Spain's
contribution to the rescue effort of the Philae temples and other
structures flooded by the Aswan dam.
Pyramids and Pile
Dwellings Permanent exhibit combining the
Egyptian and Prehistoric collections.
Museum der Kulturen Basel Basel, Switzerland
41 61 266 5500
Egypt - Not Just a Vacation, It's the Trip of a Lifetime! By Paul Groffie
Ye Gods - Egyptian Mythology By David Scott
What Disease was Akhen-Aton Suffering From? By Dr. Sameh Arab
Editor's Commentary By Jimmy Dunn
Ancient Beauty Secrets By Judith Illes
Book Reviews By Judith Illes
Kid's Corner By Margo Wayman
Cooking with Tour Egypt By Mary K Radnich
Hotel Reviews By Juergen Stryjak
Egyptian Exhibitions By deTraci Regula
Nightlife Various Editors
Restaurant Reviews Various Editors
Shopping Around By Juergen Stryjak
Egyptian View-Point By Adel Murad
Last Updated: June 1st, 2011