The Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection / Berlin

The Egyptian Museum in Berlin is among the top list of visitors of Berlin City. It groups one of the most valuable objects of Ancient Egypt civilization which arrived there through different period of the modern history.

The Egyptian Museum is located inside the museum Neues Museum, which is located to the north of the Altes Museum on Museum Island. It was built between 1843 and 1855 according to plans by Friedrich August Stüler, a student of Karl Friedrich Schinkel.


The Neues Museum contains a large amount of different collections, divided by two floors.

Neues Museum Floor plans / Wikipedia
Ground Floor (Erdgeschoss)
1) Greek Courtyard
2) Egyptian Courtyard
3) Main Vestibule
4) Patriotic Room
 South Vestibule
6) Vaulted Room
7) Ethnographic Room
8) Room behind the stairs
9) Historical Room
10) Hypostyle
11) Egyptian Tombs Room
12) Mythological Room
Upper Floor (1. Stockwerk)
13) Main Stairs
14 ) 
Bacchus Room
15) Roman Room
16) South Cupola Room
17) Connection to Altes Museum
18) Room of the Middle Ages
19) Bernward Room
20) Modern Room
21) Greek Room
22) Cabinet of Laocoön
23) Apollo Room
24) North Cupola Room
25) Nubian Room

The museum offers a unique experience for its visitors from around the world in a smooth and clear oligarchical circulation.

Floor Plans / Flicker

The Egyptian Museum in Berlin features the beautiful statue of Nefertiti.

The statue of Nefertiti is located in a high-secured separated room which is well guarded by the museum security team.


Below are a series of photos which I’ve taken during my visit to the museum.

Pictures and text: Ahmed Halim

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