News

21 Feb 2014  Curator Christian Greco appointed director of Egyptian Museum Turin

23 Jan 2014  Petra as a World Heritage Property

10 Dec 2013  National Museum of Antiquities featured on Google website with Street View and Gigapixel

28 Nov 2013  Major addition to Greek collection: portrait sculpture from Cyprus

9 Oct 2013  Princess Beatrix opens Petra exhibition

26 Jul 2013  Second Dorestad congress from 2 until 5 July 2014

8 Nov 2012  Major works on Google Art Project

7 Jun 2012  Council for Culture reaches unwarranted conclusions

16 Nov 2011  RMO joins mummy case research project

4 Jun 2011  Symposium about Albert Hotz (1855-1930)

9 May 2011  Lecture: Ancient Arabia and the Written Word

3 Jan 2011  National Museum of Antiquities receives 131,000 visitors in 2010

14 Dec 2010  Lecture on Egyptian rituals: the Mould and the Recipes

6 Oct 2010  Lecture about temporary buildings in ancient Egypt

6 Jul 2010  Roman bronze wine service returns to permanent department

25 May 2010  Special professorship for two researchers

18 Mar 2010  Egyptian tomb in Saqqara was never completed

8 Mar 2010  Limburg sword from Leiden returns to centre stage in Europe

23 Feb 2010  Medieval gold ingot latest acquisition National Museum of Antiquities

5 Jan 2010  134,000 visitors in 2009 to the National Museum of Antiquities

1 Oct 2009  Temporary closure of exhibitions Netherlands Prehistory and Middle Ages

3 Feb 2009  Pieter ter Keurs and Charlotte Huygens new members of Management Team

30 Jan 2009  'Beyond the Horizon' extended until 3 May 2009

5 Jan 2009  2008 Successful year with 120,000 visitors

25 Nov 2008  Prehistoric bones under the X-ray scanner