Permanent exhibitions


  • HEAD OF A STATUETTE
    CHINA, MING DYNASTY (1368–1644)
    WHITE PORCELIN
    H: 8 cm, W: 4.7 cm, D: 5.4 cm
    EGYPT, NEW KINGDOM (1650–1085 BC), 18th DYNASTY
    POLYCHROME LIMESTONE
    H: 10 cm, W: 8.5 cm, D: 9.2 cm

    Credit: OLIVIER LAFFELY
     

  • FUNERARY URN
    CHINA, SONG DYNASTY, 960 – 1279
    CIZHOU STONEWARE

    Credit: MARIE HUMAIR
     

  • VIEW OF A GALLERY

    Credit: ©mudac
     

Jacques-Edouard Berger Collection

Death on the Nile

Death in all its facets: from the treatment of the dead to the funerary customs, a deep look at the Egyptian Hereafter.    

China from Beyond the Grave

The galleries devoted to Asia feature a selection of some sixty objects that evoke the rituals and beliefs of China in the period from the 3rd millenium before our era to the 19th century.