Highlights collection

Explore the most remarkable exhibits in our collection: colourful mummy coffins, statues of Greek and Roman gods, the famous Dutch Dorestad brooch and the impressive Egyptian statue of Maya and Merit.

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Maya en Merit

Search collection

This search page enables you to see more than 135,000 objects from the collection of the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities. The database is still expanding and contains objects from all sections of the museum’s collection: Ancient Egypt, the Classical World (Greeks, Romans, Etruscans), the ancient Near East and the early Netherlands (up to 1600 AD).

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Loans for exhibitions

The National Museum of Antiquities has a large collection of archaeological objects in its care. The museum is happy to supply these objects on loan, especially since it could not possibly place its entire collection on display itself. In principle, only registered museums can receive items from the collection on loan, e.g. for exhibitions. Loans are subject to certain conditions.

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