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Egyptian Museum of the University of Leipzig

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Explore the venerable culture of Egypt through the large collection of the Egyptian Museum of the University of Leipzig.

The exhibition in the Krochhochhaus presents a complete overview of four thousand years of ancient Egyptian culture with around 7,000 objects. These are originals of various kinds such as statues, reliefs, coffins, statuettes of the dead (shabti), stone and clay vessels.

One of the most important exhibits in the museum is the coffin of Hedbastiru (approx. 500 - 300 BC), which was purchased by Gustav Seyffarth for the university in 1843 and is also the first piece in the large collection.

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Ägyptisches Museum – Georg Steindorff – der Universität Leipzig
Goethestraße 2
04109 Leipzig - Zentrum

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Phone: +49 341/973701-5
Fax: +49 341 9737 029
Website: www.aegyptisches-museum.uni-leipzig.de

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