Allard Pierson Museum, archaeological museum of the University of Amsterdam Tourist Attractions and Travel

Allard Pierson Museum is the archaeological museum of the University of Amsterdam. The ancient civilisations of ancient Egypt, the Near East, the Greek World, Etruria and the Roman Empire are revived in this museum.

Allard Pierson Museum travel, Amsterdam Tourist Attractions

Art-objects and utensils, dating from 4000 B.C. till 500 A.D. give a good impression of everyday-life, mythology and religion in Antiquity. There are also several scale models of ancient temples and buildings.

 

Allard Pierson Museum, archaeological museum of the University of Amsterdam

Allard Pierson Museum attractions

 

In the ancient Egypt department there is a room dedicated to death with mummies, sarcophagi and a film showing the process of mummification. Our so-called plaster-cast-attic, only to be visited with a guided tour, shows copies of world-famous Roman and Greek statues.Adelaide

Every year two or three temporary exhibitions are organised.



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