Current exhibitions

Perpetual calendar, Allgäu, c. 1579, detail
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum Europäischer Kulturen / Ute Franz-Scarciglia

Multiple venues
Objects on the Move: From the Kunstkammer into the Museum

21.05.2021 to 05.09.2021

Asymmetrical deep lyre adorned with horse’s heads, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1539–1292 BC, Egypt, Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, wood
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptische Museum und Papyrussammlung / photo: J. Liepe

Neues Museum
Soundscapes: Music in Ancient Egypt

21.05.2021 to 16.01.2022

Hundreds of thousands of glazed brick fragments being sorted in the colonnades of the Neues Museum, Berlin, 1927–1928
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum/photographer unknown

From Fragment to Monument
The Ishtar Gate in Berlin

10.11.2020 to 03.10.2021

Schreitender Löwe von der Prozessionsstraße, Babylon, Zeit König Nebukadnezars II., 604–562 v. Chr.
© Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Vorderasiatisches Museum / Olaf M. Teßmer

Ancient Near Eastern Cultures

Permanent exhibition