The Archaeological Civic Museum of Bologna was founded in 1881 by the merging of two separate museums. One belonging to the University of Bologna and one belonging to the City of Bologna. This museum is a famous archaeological museum in Italy and is rich in local history from the prehistoric period to Roman Age. Additionally, its ancient Egyptian collection is among the most important in Europe.
The Historical Objects and Exhibits of the Archaeological Civic Museum include:
- Pillar of Ramsesemperre, Royal Cupbearer and Fanbearer
- Relief of Hormin with a Weighing of the Heart
- Relief of Horemheb with Nubian Prisoners
“Short prayers reach heaven.” – “Breve orazione penetra.” Italian Proverb
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