Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
The Rijksmuseum of Antiquities is the national archaeology museum of the Netherlands, located in Leiden. The museum's mission is to bring antiquity and archaeology to life. The collection of the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities consists of approximately 180,000 objects divided over four collection areas: the ancient civilisations of Egypt, the Classical World, the ancient Near East and the Netherlands in prehistory, Roman times and the Middle Ages.
The Egyptian collection of the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities is one of the ten most important Egyptian collections in the world. Part of this collection is, for example, the largest masterpiece: the 2,000 year-old Egyptian temple from the village of Taffeh.