Magnificent and Meticulous

SURVEY EXHIBITION | The hundred most beautiful and remarkable cut stones from the museum’s collection: colourful stones with engraved scenes from the ancient Near East, Egypt and classical antiquity.

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Return Trip to the Past

SMALL-SCALE EXHIBITION | Highlights from 180 years of archaeological research along the railways, including prehistoric objects discovered beside the Betuwe Line and superb mediaeval finds from Delft. Produced in collaboration with ProRail company.

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Amongst the ruins of Palmyra

SMALL EXHIBITION | Selection of paintings, drawings and gouaches, made by the artist Theo de Feyter while travelling through Syria, amongst the ruins of Palmyra and surrounded by the surrealism of the civil war.

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EXPECTED: Emperor Domitian

LARGE EXHIBITION | A major international exhibition about Domitian, emperor of the vast Roman Empire from AD 81 to 96. The show will feature art objects from numerous museums around the world (from 17 December 2021).

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EXPECTED: We Were Kings

EXHIBITION ABOUT MUSIC | 'We Were Kings' takes a journey through musical history, in search of the appeal of ancient Egypt for artists with African roots. From the earliest jazz to hip-hop, from Sun Ra to Kanye West (April to August 2023).

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