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Carlotta - the museum database

The National Museums of World Culture The Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities

The museum, located in Stockholm, houses Sweden's most important archaeological collections of ancient and historical relics from the Mediterranean countries. The collections contains 40 000 objects and almost all of these are available through Carlotta. In addition to these, you can search among 20 000 photographs. As a consequence of the fact that objects and photographs from the beginning were two separate databases with different purposes, the registers for objects are in English while the register for photographs is in Swedish.

The database currently contains...

Objects, Egypt
17 264.
Objects, Cyprus
16 125.
Objects, Greece and Rome
5 158.
Objects, Islam
2 932.
Objects, Luristan
522.
Objects, West Asia
962.
Photographs
24 812.
Exhibitions
108.
Digital pictures
89 026.
Most popular object
Bead net; Cartonnage; Mummy; Neswaiu ; Mummy of Neswaiu with kartonnage and beadnet. The mummys stomach was opened in 1962 for a tissue sam...
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Most popular photograph
Svenska Cypernexpeditionen; utgrävning ; Ajia Irini. Terrakottavagnar i rutorna K-L 9.
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Most recent object registration
Strängnäs Museum ; Daniel Fjellström, projektledare vid Strängnäs kommun överlämnar de sista två föremålen från det numera stängda Strängnä...
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Most recent photograph registration
Strängnäs Museum ; Daniel Fjellström, projektledare vid Strängnäs kommun överlämnar de sista två föremålen från det numera stängda Strängnä...
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Most recently depicted object
Pottery ; A fragment from an unrestricted bowl (?). Exterior glaze in mustard yellow, no decoration. Polychrome interior glaze in yellow, b...
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Most recently digitalized photograph
interiör; Strängnäs Museum ; Daniel Fjellström, projektledare vid Strängnäs kommun överlämnar de sista två föremålen från det numera stängd...
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Most recently digitalized name
Museum director ; Ann Follin, born 4th of September 1962.
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Object of the Month

altAnklet ; Cast. Very heavy, solid penannular ring, tapering to flat terminals. Decor: incised. Dotted triangles nearest ends, three parallel lines around girth, alternating panels with herringbone, or zigzag separated by two parallel vertical lines, four parallel lines around gir...

Object of the week

altLekythos. ; Extended cup mouth; narrow neck; tapering shoulder; ribbed band handle from neck to shoulder; body curving slightly below angle between shoulder and body, tapering towards base; disc base in two degrees; conical depression in bottom centre. Red, Attic clay; black gla...

About Carlotta

Carlotta is an information system being developed for museums and their museum collections. The basic idea of Carlotta is to provide a flexible system that can be used and adapted to all kinds of museum collections.Read more...