About the Museum
Scope and holdings
Collection areas: Egyptology, Near-Eastern archaeology and Oriental philology, classical archaeology, epigraphy, literature on prehistoric cultures of Europe and the ancient Near East up to the Middle Ages, papyrology, conservation and restoration, the archaeology of Sudan, and publications by the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin.
Holdings statistics: approx. 150,000 volumes.
Historical book collections: 6000 volumes.