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The Egyptian Museum owns one of the world's most important collections of Ancient Egyptian Art. Through its pieces of art, mostly taken from the time of King Akhenaton (around 1340 BC) from Tell el Amarna, the museum has reached world standing and renown. Famous works such as the bust of Queen Nefertiti, the portrait of Queen Tiy and the famous 'Berlin Green Head' belong to the collection.
The impressive collection of the Egyptian Museum includes masterworks belonging to different epochs of ancient Egypt: statues reliefs as well as monumental pieces of Egyptian architecture document the different time periods of ancient Egypt from 4000 BC up to the Roman Period.
In addition to the bust of Queen Nefertiti, whose original colour is preserved without restoration since the Amarna period, other pieces such as the sculptured portraits of the royal family and members of the royal court are also unique. The most significant work of the late period is the so called Berlin "Green Head" named after its greenish stone (ca. 500 BC).
Ein erster Blick ins Neue Museum!