List of museums of ancient Near Eastern art  

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Template:Orphan This is a list of museums with major art collections from the Ancient Near East. This list is controversial, in so far as it contains only qualitative analysis of museum holdings. These may or may not reflect actual artistic quality of collections in question.

  1. British Museum, London, UK
    290,000 objects [1]
  2. National Museum of Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq
    170,000 objects [2]
  3. Musée du Louvre¹, Paris, France
    100,000 objects <ref>2005 Annual Report - Tableau récapitulatif de l’état d'avancement de l'informatisation des collections fin 2005, pg 185</ref>
  4. Oriental Institute, Chicago, USA
    20,000 objects [3]
  5. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
    7,000 objects [4]
  6. Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin, Germany [5]
  7. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology,Pennsylvania, USA


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