Aachen (Nordrhein-Westfalen):

Suermont-Ludwig Museum

1 on display This collection contains some egyptian objects, only one, a recently in the cellars discovered falcon mummy is on display in the Wundern und Staunen permanent exhibition.

Altenburg (Thüringen):

Lindenau-Museum Altenburg

not on display Shabti's and small statuettes of gods.

Bad Staffelstein (Bayern):

Museum Kloster Banz (Orientalische Sammlung)

? on display

Andernach (Rheinland-Pfalz):


2 on dispaly Two bronze statuettes of Imhotep.

Berlin (Berlin):

  Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung (Neues Museum)

45.000 (? on display)

Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung (Altes Museum)

moved to Neues Museum

Sudansammlung (Humbolt Universität)

? on display Mainly ceramics and limestone blocks. Without the ceramic shards the collection contains 250 objects. 5000 shards haven't been inventorised yet.

Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem

? on display


1 on display A fourth wing will be constructed for the monumental Ancient Egyptian pieces.

Antikensammlung (Collection of Classical Antiquities)

? on display

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin


A stone stela with hieroglyps from te Serapeum at Sakkara from 489-488 BC and a Book of the Dead papyrus in hieratic from the Ptolemaic period.

Bochum (Nordrhein-Westfalen):

Medizinhistorische Sammlung der Ruhr-Universität Bochum

1 not on display An egyptian stone vessel.

Antikenmuseum in den Kunstsammlungen der Ruhruniversität Bochum

42 on display Collection consists of a Faiyum portrait, shabt's, amulets, bronze figurines, stone vessels, stone statuettes, a palett in the form of a fish, a cobra, 3 relief fragments..

Bonn (Nordrhein-Westfalen):

Ägyptisches Museum Bonn

3.000 (? on display)

Akademisches Kunstmuseum

? on display

Bremen (Bremen):

Überseemuseum Bremen

  In januari 2009 the museum will be closed for renovation; a date for the re-opening hasn't been set yet.

Braunschweig (Niedersachsen):


Photography is only allowed for private use, a form needs to be completed.! ? on display

Cottbus (Brandenburg):



Darmstadt (Hessen):

Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt

  Museum is closed for renovation and will re-open in summer2014. The egyptian collection a.o. from the now defunct Wella Museum (2013) has been donated to the Landesmuseum.

Universitäts - und Landesbibliothek Darmstadt


A leather menat with the titulary of an Osorkon (I?) from Thebes and a Hieratic Papyrus Book of the Dead from the 3rd Intermediate Period

Merck Group Museum

Photography is only allowed for private use, a form needs to be completed.

4 on display

Two unwrapped mummified heads, two wrapped mummified feet and a left unwrapped mummified foot are displayed.

Detmold (Nordrhein-Westfalen):

Lippisches Landesmuseum Detmold

  Has at least 1 mummy. Mummy and coffin of  Nes-pa-kai-shuti.

Dresden (Sachsen):


  The antiquities collection which contains ancient Egyptian pieces will be on display in a few years.

 Duisburg (Nordrhein-Westfalen):

Museum DKM

Photography is only allowed for private use, a form needs to be completed.!  

 Düsseldorf (Nordrhein-Westfalen):

Pflegemuseum Kaiserswerth (former Diakonie Museum Kaiserwerth)

no longer on display Altough not mentioned on the website of the museum an Egyptian collection is housed here and a part is on display, the room can be opened on request during opening hours and by appointment.

Glassmuseum Hentrich

2 on display


6 on display Shabti of Heka-em-Saef from 1500 BC and a faience vessel with the name of Darius I in hieroglyphs.

 Erlangen (Bayern):

Institut fur Klassische Archaeologie und Antikensammlung

  On appointment only.
Ur- und Frühgeschichtliche Sammlung   Ceramics and statuettes.

Essen (Nordrhein-Westfalen):

Museum Folkwang

not on display Contains a double statue from the 18th dyn, a head of Nefertiti from an Amarna Border-stela, a mummy mask of a young man, vases, containers, statuettes, reliefs.


7 on display Ceramics and statuettes.

Ruhrlandmuseum Essen (defunct)

removed to Ruhrmuseum The collection of the Folkwang Museum had been integrated in this collection while they were still in adjacend buildings, this ceased when the Ruhrlandmuseum closed and reopened at a different location as the Ruhrmuseum.

Frankfurt (Hessen):



Naturmuseum Senckenberg


Univeristätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg - Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main


3 hieroglyphic Ptolemaic BoD papyri, 1 hieratic BoD papyrus and 1 Demotic marriage concract from Armant from 110 BC

Frauenau (Bayern):

Glasmuseum Frauenau

? on display There should be some glass objects from Ancient Egypt on display.

Freiburg (Baden-Württemberg):


1.000 not on display Since april 2008 the egyption collection is no longer on display; in the future it (parts of it) will only be shown during temporary exhibitions. Mostly objests from the Coptic period.

Freital (Saksen):


1 A head of a mummy of a man in his mid 20's is held in this school.

Giessen (Hessen):

Giessener Papyrussammlungen

  Visits on appointment only.

Das Wallenfels'sche Haus

  Contains material from Beni Hassan (excavations J. Garstang) and from Abusir (Deutsche Orient-Geselschaft)

Görlitz (Saxen):

 Kulturhistorisches Museum

  Contains a falcon mummy and a mummified hand.

Gotha (Thüringen):

Herzogliches Museum


Schlossmuseum im Schloss Friedenstein

Collection moved to the Herzogliches Museum

Göttingen (Niedersachsen):

Seminar für Ägyptologie (Georg-August-Universität)

  The former collection of Aegyptiaca from the Völkerkundlichen Sammlung der Georg-August-Universität has been relocated here.

Blumenbachsche Schädelsammlung (Georg-August-Universität)

  Contains at least one mummified head. Only visits on appointment for scientific purposes only.

Musikinstrumenten-Sammlung (Georg-August-Universität)

Photography for strictly private use permitted, for any form of publication (including internet) special permission is needed.! 129

Originalsammlung des Archäologischen Instituts (Georg-August-Universität)

Photography for strictly private use permitted, for any form of publication (including internet) special permission is needed.! ?

Greifswald (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern): 

Archaeologischen Sammlung der Universität

  Visits by appointment only. Contains egyptian antiquities from Abusir el-Meleq.

Halle (Sachsen-Anhalt):

Museum Robertinum (Martin-Luther-Universität)

  Has a papyrus collection, statues, sarcophagus and mummy fragments.

Anatomische Sammlungen (Meckelsche Sammlungen) (Martin-Luther-Universität, Medizinische Fakultät, Institut für Anatomie und Zellbiologie)

  Contains human and animal mummies.

Hamburg (Hamburg):

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe

600 (100 on dispay) collection total of aprox. 600 objects

Museum für Völkerkunde

800+ (on display)

Zoologische Sammlung des Centrums für Naturkunde (CeNak) (Universität Hamburg)


Collection contains 6 mummies of baby-crocodiles.

Hamm (Nordrhein-Westfalen):


Photography is only exeptionaly allowed. +1.000 (200 on display)

 Hannover (Niedersachsen):

Kestner Museum

? on display

Heidelberg (Baden-Württemberg): 

Papyrologische Sammlung




Antikensammlung und Abguss-Sammlung


Sammlung des Ägyptologischen Instituts der Universität Heidelberg


 Hildesheim (Niedersachsen):

Roemer- und Pelizaeus Museum

Old Gallery

New Gallery

? on display

Ingolstadt (Bayern):

Deutsches Medizinhistorisches Museum

Photography is only allowed with a written permit of the direction.!  

Jena (Thüringen):

Jenaer Papyrussammlung (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Institut für Altertumswissenschaften)


Sammlung Antiker Kleinkunst (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Institut für Altertumswissenschaften)

? on dispaly Contains at least some pottery from the Badari and Nagada II cultures and a small bust of Zeus-Serapis from te Roman Period.

Karlsruhe (Baden-Württemberg):

Badisches Landesmuseum (Schloss)

1.000 (180 on display) There's a section on ancient Egypt in the antiquities departement.

 Kassel (Hessen):

Schloss Wilhelmshöhe


Kiel (Schleswig-Holstein):

Antikensammlung (Christian-Albrechts-Universität)

not on display?

Köln (Nordrhein-Westfalen):

Aegyptiaca Coloniensia


Kölner Papyrus-Sammlung

  Visited on appointment only.

Papyrussammlung des Seminars für Ägyptologie

  Contains a Book of the Dead in hieratic with colourful vignettes, a demotic protocol.


+338 (not on display) Photogallery from the old museum when collection was still displayed as a whole.

Krefeld (Nordrhein-Westfalen):

Deutsches Textilmuseum

no permanent exibitions A few small objects from ancient and medieval Egypt (and coptic textiles).

 Leipzig (Sachsen):

Medizinhistorische Sammlung (Institut für Rechtsmedizin)

  Collection contains mummies and mummyfied body parts. Visits on appointment only.

Papyrus- und Ostraksammlung der Universitätsbibliothek


Lehrsammlung makroskopischer Präparate (Institut für Anatomie)

135 Collection contains 135 mummy heads. Visits on appointment only.

Ägyptisches Museum der Universität Leipzig


Lübeck (Schleswig-Holstein):

Zeughaus Völkerkundesammlung

1? (museum closed since 2007) The collection is closed since 16 september 2007. The only Egyptian object is the so-called "Apothecary mummy" formerly held at the St. Annen Museum.

St. Annen-Museum

  The "Wunderkammer" contains a few shabti's, bronzes and a pair of scarabs.

Mannheim (Baden-Württemberg):

Museum der Weltkulturen D5 (Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen)

  The Egyptian exhibition is called "Ägypten Land der Unsterblichkeit", initially a temporary display it has evolved in a permanent one.


Mainz (Rheinland-Pfalz):

Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum Mainz


Landesmuseum Mainz

  The Prinz Johann Georg-Sammlung of which the Egyptian Collection is a part is closed for renovation.

Gutenberg Museum

6 on display papyrus fragment book of the dead from 4th/3rd Century B.C. spell 1 / small papyrus fragment book of the dead from Ptolomaic period spell 107 / Hypocephalus (2 fragments) 3rd/2nd Century B.C. / Painted clay shabti of Tagat 19th/ 20th Dynasty (Deir el-Medina?) / Foot part of an anthropoid coffin of Taheteret Late Period / Limestone block of a Ptolomaic king (Ptolomaios IV?)

Marburg (Hessen):

Religionskundliche Sammlung


Papyrus-Sammlung am Institut für Rechtsgeschichte und Papyrusforschung


Zoologische Sammlung

30 Contains 30 mummy skulls from a. o. West-Thebes and Sakkara.

Mülheim an der Ruhr (Nordrhein-Westfalen):

Karl Ziegler-Gymnasium


München (Bayern):

Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst München


Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst München Residenz (moved to new location)

moved to new location A new museum is being constructed and will open in 2011.

Staatlichen Antikensammlungen München

1 on display Has a Fayum portrait in it's collection.

Münster (Nordrhein-Westfalen):

Archäologisches Museum

130 (not on display) When the museum will re-open early 2020, a number of egyptian artefacts and the mummy and coffin will be on display. Collection contains a.o. a mummy and a coffin it received in 1978 from the Konrad-Ziegler Gymnasium in Mühlheim an der Ruhr.

Offenbach (Hessen):

Deutsches Ledermuseum mit Deutschem Schuhmuseum


Oldenburg (Niedersachsen): 

Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte (Schloß)

? not on display

Osnabrück (Niedersachsen): 

Kulturgeschichtliches Museum Osnabrück



Recklinghausen (Nordrhein-Westfalen):


  This collection should contain some Fajum portraits.

Rheydt (Nordrhein-Westfalen):

Museum Schloss Rheydt


Römhild (Thüringen):

Museum Schloss "Glücksburg"

  Contains the Mavrogordato antiquities collection on long term loan from the Meininger Museen/ Kulturstiftung Meiningen. This collection contains some shabti's, glass and a mummy mask from the 1st century AD.

Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern):

Anatomische Sammlung der Universität Rostock

  Contains mummified remains. Visits on appointment only.

Die Archäologische Sammlung der Universität Rostock

  Visits on appointment only.

Solingen (Nordrhein-Westfalen):

Deutsches Klingenmuseum Solingen

7 on display Egyptian bronze daggers.

Sonneberg (Thüringen):

Deutsches Spielzeugmuseum


Stuttgart (Baden-Württemberg):

Landesmuseum Württemberg

  There are egyptian objects in the antiquities departement; a.o. mummy portraits. There are also  egyptian objects in the antique glass departement and the Kunstkammer.

  Trier (Rheinland-Pfalz):

Rheinisches Landesmuseum


Stadtmuseum Simeonstift


Trierer Papyrussammlung


Archäologische Sammlung der Universität Trier

  Objects from the Graeco-Roman period: faience objects, bronzes, ceramics, stone statuettes, bone objets, glass, gold and silver jewelry, gems, mummymasks and 3 crocodile mummymasks. Most objects belong to a private collection loaned to the university; this might become a permanent donation.

Tübingen (Baden-Württemberg):

Museum Schloss Hohentübingen


Ulm (Baden-Württemberg):

Museum der Brotkultur


Waldenburg (Sachsen):

Museum Waldenburg

1 on display Contains the mummy and coffin of Shep-en-hor from 600BC.

Weiden (Bayern):

Internationales Keramik-Museum Weiden


Weimar (Thüringen):

Goethe-Nationalmuseum mit Goethes Wohnhaus

2 on display A bronze Osiris statuette is on display in the museum section; another one in the wohnhaus section.

Museum für Ur- und Frühgeschichte

1 on display A head of a bronze Osiris statuette is on display; probably a local find. Other objects from Egypt are not on display; a predynastic shell necklace, an amulet of Taweret, pottery from the Graeco-Roman period and part of the skull of a mummy.

Werl (Nordrhein-Westfalen):

Forum der Völker Museum (Völkerkundemuseum der Franziskaner)


Wertheim am Main (Baden-Württemberg):

Glasmuseum Wertheim

? on display Should have a few glass objects from Ancient Egypt.

Wiesbaden (Hessen):

Museum Wiesbaden


Wittenberg (Sachsen):

Julius-Riemer Museum (Naturkunde- und Völkerkundemuseum)


Wuppertal (Nordrhein-Westfalen):

Von der Heydt-Museum

1?not on display At least a mummy mask.


? on display At least 3 fragmentary parts of painted coffins.

Würzburg (Bayern):

Martin von Wagner Museum

300 on display






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