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Yale Egyptian Collections

Various museums and library collections at Yale University serve as the repositories for over 5,000 objects from Egypt and Nubia, ranging in date from remote prehistory through late antiquity. These collections serve as resources for classroom instruction, and provide numerous subjects for research projects. The following links provide information about individual collections:

Yale University Art Gallery


Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History


Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Medical Historical Library and Collection, E. C. Streeter Collection of Weights and Measures


Yale Babylonian Collection

The Natacha Rambova Archive, Yale University


Photos: Left, Portion of Book of the Dead, Chapter 17, Beinecke P. CtYPR inv. 2754: 4. Right, YAG 1955.51.14, dyad of Ptah and Herishef, reign of Amunhotep III, with cartouche added by Ramesses IV. Far right, detail from left.