The Dutch national collection of antiquities has, of course, many archaeological finds from the Netherlands, but there are also an excellent Egyptological collection, a small set of Etruscan objects, and good collections of Greek and Roman art. The department of the ancient Near East has some fine as well.
40 pictures related to this museum
Roman cavalry mask, called "Gordon"
Tombstone of Batba'al, third century BCE.
Achilles kills Troilus. Sarcophagus from Volterra (Italy). Rijksmuseum van oudheden, Leiden (Netherlands)
Samian ware, "iimili"
Lid of the sarcophagus of Wahibra-Emakhet
Nehalennia altar, detail (boat)
Statuette of Amun
Letter from Valkenburg
Parthian lute player
Dedication to Hadrian
Rooftile "sub Didio"
Dedication to Nehalennia
Heerlen, tombstone of Marcus Julius, soldier of V Alaudae (CIL 13.8711)
Curse tablet from Matilo
Portrait of a mother and daughter
Matilo, Victoria on a ring
Philip the Arab
Hand of a bronze statue
Christian tombstone from Carthage.
Rooftile with the sign EXGERINF
Ostracon from Egyptian Thebes
Rider and griffin: Phrygian antefix from the early Achaemenid period
Matilo, sherd of terra sigilata with Greek inscription ΑΘΗΝ
The Tabula Leersumiana
Polyphemus throws a rock to Odysseus' ship. Etruscan sarcophagus from the Rijksmuseum van oudheden, Leiden (Netherlands)