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Museo Nazionale Preistorico Etnografico “Luigi Pigorini”

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For a description of the museum, see the official website of the same http://www.pigorini.beniculturali.it

The collection is composed of several parts:

  • Collection of Joseph Haimann of lithic Heluan collected in the area, near Cairo and around Thebes 1878
  • Collection of Randall MacIver excavations of Exploration found at el-Amrah 1901
  • Donations by Seton-Karr of flint artifacts from the Wadi el Sheikh
  • Ernesto Schiaparelli and Roberto Paribeni (the Italian Archaeological Mission in Egypt) from 1904 to 1905 from the necropolis of Hammamiye and purchases from antique markets.
  • Collection of Enrico Hillyer Giglioli

 

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Collection data
Bibliography:

2005-2007, Capozzo M. “la collezione Egizia del Museo Nazionale Preistorico Etnografico Luigi Pigorini” in Bullettino di Paletnologia Italiana, Vol. 96, p. 131-202

Location: Museo Nazionale Preistorico Etnografico "Luigi Pigorini" Roma