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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
17 268.
Objects, Cyprus
16 408.
Objects, Greece and Rome
5 203.
Objects, Islam
2 935.
Objects, Luristan
520.
Objects, West Asia
1 044.
Photographs
25 042.
Exhibitions
115.
Digital pictures
91 700.
Most popular object
Silver beaker ; Four mountain goats, (Ibex) stand in pairs on their hindlegs resting against a stylized tree. The tree-top is in the form o...
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Most popular picture
interiör; utställning ; Medelhavsmuseet, interiör från nyförvärvsutställningen hösten 1995.
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Most recent object registration
interiör; utställning ; Dokumentation av utställningen Kedjestygn på Medelhavsmuseet.
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Most recent picture registration
interiör; utställning ; Dokumentation av utställningen Kedjestygn på Medelhavsmuseet.
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Most recently depicted object
Book; Quran ; Text från Aref Eyad 2018-12-20: The Holy Quran – English translation of the meanings and commentary. Mushraf Al-Madinah, An-N...
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Most recently digitalized picture
interiör; utställning ; Dokumentation av utställningen Kedjestygn på Medelhavsmuseet.
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Most recently digitalized name
Photographer ; Rose-Marie Westling
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Object of the Month

altMummy; Gazelle ; A mummified gazell with folded legs.

Object of the week

altSquat jar. ; Rim is wide, splayed and somewhat raised. Globular, squat, convexly curved body. Flat base. Light grey clay, dark grey polish.

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...