Egyptian Collection in Cluj-Napoca

One of the collections of the National History Museum of Transylvania in Cluj-Napoca consists of several dozens of ancient Egyptian artifacts and nineteenth-century gypsum replicas of Egyptian famous sculptures made by the Brucianni&co Company that also sold to the British Museum such replicas.
The most valuable artifact among the lot is the mummy and painted sarcophagus of a woman, but there are also animal mummies and mummified organs (lungs, phaluses, hand), ushabtis glazed faience statuettes, Djed amulets and several other artifacts.
The Egyptian collection is not currently on display, as the museum is under renovation for several years, but the new exhibition envisages a special hall to present these exotic patrimony goods.

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