France

 

Abbeville:

Musée Boucher-de-Perthes

10 not on display

Aix-en-Provence:

Musée Granet

? not on display

 Aix-les-Bains:

Musée archéologique (Temple de Diane)

 

Amiens:

Musée de Picardie

402 (257 on display) Most objects are from the collection "Albert Maignan". Top pieces are the famous Amiens Papyrus (20th dyn), sjabti op Amenhotep and a Sarcofagus + mummy of Sedjamengau (Late Period).

 Angers:

Musée Turpin de Crissé (Musée Pincé)

  Museum is closed since 2004 untill...

Annecy:

Musée-Château d'Annecy

Photography only possible with special permission of the curator. not on display

Arles:

Musée de l'Arles et de la Provence antiques

40 not on display Collection contains: 2 canopic jars, shabtis, bronzes of Isis and Osiris, jewelry.

Auch:

Musée des Jacobins

350 (100 on display)

Autun:

Musée Rolin

? not on display The collection is in depot at the Musée Déchelette in Roanne.

 Auxonne:

Musée Bonaparte

 

Avallon:

Musée de l'Avallonais

not on display

Avesnes-sur-Helpe:

Musée de la Société Archéologique d'Avesne-sur-Helpe

 

Avignon:

Musée Lapidaire

300 (100 on display) For conservation reasons sarcophagi, animal mummies, a child mummy from the Roman era and papyri are not on display. These will go on display in 2010-2011 in the new rooms together with the pieces that are already on display and wich consist of stelae, canopic jars, offering tables, statues, shabtis, bronzes, jewelry, a stela of Horus on a crocodile and a fragment of a wall painting.

 Avranches:

Musée Municipal

 

Bagnoles-sur-Cèze:

Musée Leon-Alègre

? on display At least a mummy.

Barcelonnette:

Musée de la Vallée

 

Bayeux:

Musée Baron Gérard

3 This museum contains 3 shabti's (faience), from unknown origine dating back to the Late Period. The main piece is the Hor-em-Akh-Bit shabti. The pieces are currently not on display because of renovation works which last untill 2008.

Bayonne:

Musée Bonnat

 

 

Beaufort en Vallée:

Musée Joseph Denais

? on display Reopens in 2010

Beaune:

Musée du vin de Bourgogne

1 on display Fragment of a wine jar from the 19th dyn found in Deir el-Medina (loan from the Louvre)

Musée des Beaux-Arts

90 / 4 on display  52 objects belong to the museum; 38 belong to the Louvre; only 4 bronzes are on display (2015)

Besançon:

Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie

350 (150 on display)

Bordeaux:

Musee d'Aquitaine

 

 Boulogne-sur-Mer:

Château-Musée

250 (30 on display)

Bourges:

Musée du Berry (Hôtel Cujas)

130 (30 on display)

Brest:

Musée des Beaux-Arts

 

Cahors:

Musée Henri Martin

307 Part of this collection is on display at the Musée Champollion in Figeac.

Calais:

Musée des Beaux-Arts et de la Dentelle

 

Cannes:

Musée de La Mer de Cannes

 

Musée de la Castre

? on display Shabti's

Châlon-sur-Saône:

Musée Vivant Denon

? on display

Châlons-en-Champagne:

Musée Jules Garinet

1 on display The fragment of a painted tissue depicting Anubis is a loan from the Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'Archéologie.

Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'Archéologie

1 not on display The fragment of a painted tissue depicting Anubis is on display at the Musée Jules Garinet.

Chambéry:

Musée Savoisien

 

Chantilly:

Musée Condé (Château de Chantilly)

54 (36 on display) Contains a collection of shabti's.

Châteaudun:

Musée Municipal des Beaux-Arts et d’Histoire Naturelle

? on display The Egyptian collection of Le Musée des Beaux-Arts of Chartres is on display here (permanent?) and untill 2018 a mummy from the reserves of le Musée d'Art et d'Histoire Militaire de Fontainebleau.

 

Château-Gontier:

Musée d’Art et d’Archéologie (Hôtel Fouquet)

 

Châteauroux:

Musée Hôtel-Bertrand

? on display Textiles and shabti's from Antinoe.

Cherbourg-Octeville:

Muséum Emmanuel-Liais (Musée d'histoire naturelle d'archéologie et d'ethnographie)

470 (? on display)

Clermont-Ferrand:

Musée d’archéologie Bargoin

  Bronze statuettes of Osiris and Isis with Horus child (local)

Cluny:

Musée d'Art et d'Archéologie (Palais Jean de Bourbon)

3 or 4 not on display A mummy is on loan at the Musée Déchelette in Roanne.

Colmar:

Musée d’Histoire Naturelle et d’Ethnographie

? on display Aside from it's own collection the museum has a depot of Egyptian objects from the Sociétée Industielle de Mulhouse.

Compiègne:

Musée Municipal Antoine Vivenel

482 Collection contains mainly material from the Late Period. Amulets form the majority further it contains also fragments of wall decoration, funerary vases, stelae, canopic jars, fragments of sarcophagi, shabtis, statues and statuettes of gods and sacred animals and the mummy of a child.

Dieppe:

Musée de Dieppe (Château Musée)

? on display The Chateau-Musée de Dieppe houses a small egyptian archaeological collection, mainly offered by the famous composer Camille Saint-Saëns and the painter René Ménard, who both visited the country, and had strong local orgins and settlement. The collection is mainly composed of funeral statuettes (shabtis), one canopy vase, and the stonehead of a priest.

Digne-les-Bains:

Musée Gassendi

 

Dijon:

Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Dijon

 

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon

320 (128 on display) Collection of 11 Fayoum portraits and plastre funerary masks; funerary and religious statuary, 2 sarcophagi, ceramics and glass ware, cult objects and cosmetic objects.

 

Dôle:

Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie

20 (on display) Contains a small collection of Egyptian art. The main piece is a sarcophagus (with mummy) from the 19th dyn., also contains some shabti's.

Domfront:

Musée Charles-Léandre

not on display? Has at least a Sokar-Osiris statuette.

Doullens:

Musée Lombart

  Reopens november 2007

Dunkerque:

Musée des Beaux-Arts

 

Eymet:

Musée d’Archéologie à Eymet

 

Fécamp:

Musée des Pêcheries

  Opens in 2010. Former collection of the Musée centre des Arts (Musée des Arts et de l’Enfance).

Figeac:

Musée Champollion

350 (300 on display)  Figéac is the birthplace of the famous J.-F. Champollion.

Fontainebleau:

Musée d’Art et d’Histoire Militaire

not on display Has at least 1 mummy in the reserves which is currently on loan to the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Châteaudun.

 

Fontaine Chaalis:

Abbaye Royale (Annexe du Musée Jacquemart André)

? on display

Gordes:

Musée de l’Histoire du Verre et du Vitrail

  Glass paste objets, alabaster, Roman glass

Grasse:

Musée International de la Parfumerie

? on display Museum is closed until june 2008. Objects relating to perfume in ancient Egypt.

Grenoble:

Musée de Grenoble

300 (150 on display)

 Guéret:

Musée d'Art et d'Archéologie  (Musée de la Sénatorerie)

A form needs to be completed; special conditions for reproduction.! majority on display

Issoudun:

Le Musée de l'Hospice Saint-Roche

2 not on display Contains a sarcophagus from the 21st Dyn. and a shabti.

Langres:

Musée d’art et d’histoire (Musée Guy-Baillet)

? on display canopic vases, mummy coffin, shabti, stelae, scarab amulets and Ptolemaic coins.

Laon:

Musée Municipal de Laon

200 (170 on display)

La Roche-sur-Yon:

Musée Municipal d'Art

???

Laval:

Musée du Vieux-Château

 

Le Mans:

Musée de Tessé

130 on display Aside from it's own collection the museum contains a number of artefacts from the Louvre and The Musée du Château in Laval.

Lens:

Louvre Lens

  The Hunting Palette foto 05 is no longer on display and has been replaced by 3 ceralic vessels fotos 5a and 5b

Le Puy-en-Velay:

Musée Crozatier

? on display Museum will be closed from march 2008 untill ?? for renovation works. Small collection, one display case. The collection comprises a canopic vase from the 18th dyn, a sarcophagus from the 26th dyn, 4 canopic vases from the 20th dyn, shabti's and amulets.

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac:

Musée National de la Préhistoire

1? A flint knife

Lille:

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille

250 (50 on display) Collection consists of 250 objects belonging to the museum, 2500 pieces of the IPEL collection of the University are in depot here.

Musée d’Histoire Naturelle

6 on display 3 mummies, 1 mummified head, a mummiefied baby crocodile and a package of mummified organs

Musée de l’Institut de Papyrologie et d’Egyptologie

2500 not on display The collection is in depot in the Musée des Beaux-Arts.

Limoges:

Musée Municipal de l'Evêché

1.700 (300 on display) The museum will close from end march 2008 untill spring 2010 for renovation works. Contains a wide collection covering the complete period of ancient Egypt, The life-work of Jean-André Périchon.

Lons-Le-Saunier:

Musée des Beaux-Arts

 

Musée d'Archéologie

 

Loudun:

Musée Charbonneau-Lassay

1 Collection contains at least the mummy of a falcon.

Louhans:

Musée Municipal

 

Lyon:

Musée des Beaux-Arts

1.000 on display Aside from it's own collection, the collection of the Institut d'égyptologie Victor Loret is in storage here comprising 2590 artefacts. Some of them are on display in a temporary exhibition until 11 februari 2008. After the 11th a number of objects from the temporary exhibition will be integrated in permanent display of the Musée des Beaux-Arts.

Collection de l'Institut d'égyptologie Victor Loret

2.590 not on display This collection is in storage at the Musée des Beaux-Arts. Part of this collection is on display as a temporary exhibition at the Musée des Beaux-Arts until 11 februari 2008.After the 11th a number of objects from the temporary exhibition will be integrated in permanent display of the Musée des Beaux-Arts.

Musée des Confluences

4.900 total Has 2.500 animal mummies in it's collection, the other pieces come mainly from the Prédynastic and Late Period.
Musée de la Faculté des Lettres
? According to the joconde database at least some canopic vases are held here.
Musée des Tissus et des Arts Décoratifs
? on display Collection contains a Middle Kingdom tunic and some mummy masks.

 Macon:

Musée Lamartine

48???not on display

l'Académie de Macon

15 not on display

Marseille:

Musée d’Archéologie Méditerranéenne

? on display Contains one of the biggest ancient Egyptian collections of France, after the Louvre.
Musée d'Histoire de Marseille
3 on display 3 scarab amulets from the 6th century BC from the Nile Delta.

Meudon:

Musée Rodin Meudon

?on display? Part of the Egyptian Collection of Rodin is probably kept here.
Musée d'Art et d'Histoire
1 Collection contains an offering table.

Montauban:

Musée Ingres

???

Montargis:

Musée du Gâtinais

18 on display

Montpellier:

Musée Languedocien. Hôtel des Trésoriers de France

200 Papyrus of Pra-em-heb (18th dyn), royal bust in black basalt,side panel of the mummy coffinKhonsu-mes (19th dyn), stelae, anthropomorphic vessel, canopic vases, shabti's, statuettes of gods, amulets, jewelry.

Bibliothèque Universitaire Historique de Médecine

1 Papyrus from thebes dating to he Ramesside era.

Morlaix:

Musée des Jacobins

 

Mougins:

Mougins Museum of Classical Art

 

Moulins:

Musée Anne de Beaujeu

not on display The collection consist of two mummies and their sarcophagi and some amulets.

Môutiers:

Musée d'Histoire et d'Archéologie de Môutiers

 

Nancy:

Museum Aquarium de Nancy

  Collection of 13 animal mummies.

Nantes:

Musée départemental Dobrée

 
Muséum d’histoire naturelle de Nantes
  Contains at least one mummy.

Nemours:

Château-Musée de Nemours

(partially?) on loan A few shabti's and bronze statuettes of this collection are on display at the Musée Municipal des Beaux-Arts et d’Histoire Naturelle of Châteaudun. Not clear if this is the full extend of their Ancient Egyptian Artefacts.

Nîmes:

Musée des Beaux-Arts

? not on display

Orléans:

Musée Historique et Archéologique de l'Orléanais

several 100 not on display Sevearl objects were destroyed or dammaged during a fire in 1940.

Paray-le-Monial:

Musée Eucharistique du Hiéron

Photography is only allowed with the permission of the curator is needed. 2 on display A mummy from the Late Period 400 BC and a canopic vase are on display here.

Paris:

Musée des Monnaies, Médailles et Antiques (de la Bibliothèque nationale de France)

17 on display
Musée d’Histoire de la Médecine ? on display
Musée de l’Homme   A mummy of a child, a grinding stone, pottery, palettes, some flint arrow heads.
Musée National du Louvre +50.000
Musée Rodin ? on display
Fondation Custodia  
Musée Jaquemart-André ? on display A few items are in display in the library.
Musée de la Parfumerie Fragonard ? on display Stone vessels.
Hotel Banke: Egyptian Art  
Petit Palais - Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris 1 on display

Institut de Papyrologie de la Sorbonne

  Papyri, mummy masks and cartonnages.

Musée du Quai Branly

6 on display
Societé d'Anthropologie de Paris 1 Collection contains at least one shabti which is on display at the Musée du Quai Branly.

Pauillac:

Musée Privé du Vin dans l’Art

 

Périgueux:

Musée d'Art et d'Archéologie du Périgord

 

Péronne:

Musée Alfred Danicourt

Photography is only allowed for scientific purposes, a written permission from the city of Péronne is required. 20 Only some scarab-amulets remain, the other material was stolen by German troops prior to the destruction of the museum in 1916-1917.

Perpignan:

Musée d’Histoire Naturelle

1 on display Contains a mummy of the 21st dyn. from Karnak, named Loef-en-Chonsoe.

Pont-Saint-Esprit:

Musée d'art sacré du Gard

? on dispay Coffin of Kaa-Iset (330 BC), Fayum portrait (110-130 AD.), shabti’s, mummy of a cat.

Rennes:

Musée des Beaux-Arts

282 (45 on display) Collection contains: 20 funerary stelae; 10 on display /  57 statuettes of divinities; 12 on display / a cat mummy and it's coffin; on display / 3 sarcophagi; 1 on display / 200 amulets; 20 on display / some fragmentary cartonnages.

Riom:

Musée Francisque Mandet

14 (11 on display)

Roanne:

Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie Joseph Déchelette

100+ (50 on display)

Rodez:

Musée Fenaille

60 not on display The most important pieces are on loan at the Musée Champolion in Figeac, the rest is in storage.

Rouen:

Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle

1?

Musée Départemental des Antiquités

450 (50 on display)

Musée Flaubert et d’Histoire de la Médecine

5 on display A female mummy from 1000 BC, an amulet of Osiris and a wedjet eye from the Late Period and two amulets.
Musée de la Céramique
not on display Keramik statuettes, amulets, a stela of Horus...

Romans:

Musée International de la Chaussure

25 (6 on display)

Rueil-Malmaison:

Musée d'Histoire Locale

1 Mummy and coffin of the girl Ta-Iset from the Ptolomaic Period.

 

Saint-Gaudens:

Musée de Saint-Gaudens et du Comminges (Musée Municipal)

 

Saint-Germain-en-Laye:

Musée d'Archéologie Nationale

8000-9000 Mainly Predynastic material, mostly lithic in nature.

Saint-Just Saint Rambert:

Musée des Civilistions

? not on display Un cartonnage funéraire doré (déesse Isis); Un cône funéraire en argile; Une peinture monochrome (hiéroglyphes + chacal) sur bois; Une petite statuette d’Horus en céramique; Un fragment de tablette en bois portant des inscriptions; Un bonnet de momie; Un bas-relief époque Saïte (« stèle d’Horus ») en calcaire; Un petit vase en terre cuite; 8 statuettes diverses en terre, en pierre ou en bois; Masques de sarcophage en cartonnage ou en bois; Un vase canope (tête de faucon); Morceaux de sarcophage.

Saint-Omer:

Musée de l’Hôtel Sandelin

 

Salon-de-Provence:

Château- Musée de l’Emperi

  Coffin lid of a priest from the 21st dyn.

Sault:

Musée municipal de Sault

? on display Contains a.o. things a mummy.

Sens:

Musée de Sens

? on display Contains some shabti's an two stelae.

Sèvres:

Sèvres Cité de la Céramique

36 on display (100+ in storage)

Soissons:

Musée de Soissons

1 not on display Stela of Rer (published extensively)

Stenay:

Musée Européen de la Bierre

 

Strasbourg:

Collection de l'Institute d'Égyptologie de l'Université

3.000

Musée Archéologique

Photography only allowed with special permission to be demanded in advance. 283 not on display

Tarascon:

Musée Gadal (or Salle Gadal)

  Not much info is known about this museum. It might be permanently closed.

Toulon:

Musée d'Art

 

Toulouse:

Musée Georges Labit

? on display

Tournus:

Musée Greuze

 

Tours:

Musée Archéologique de Touraine (l’Hôtel Gouin)

  Closed in 2008.

Troyes:

Musée Saint-Loup

 

Vannes:

Musée d'Archéologie de la Société Polymathique du Morbihan (Château Gaillard)

? (10 on display)

Varzy:

Musée Auguste Grasset

50 on display

Vesoul:

Musée Georges Garret

1 1 object was recently rediscovered in the reserves, the rest of the collection has been deposited at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Besançon.

Verdun:

Musée de la Princerie

140 not on display

Vienne:

Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'Archéologie

1 A mummy from the Late period

 

 

 

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