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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
89 117.
Most popular object
interiör; Medelhavsmuseet; utställning ; Medelhavsmuseet, invigning av utställningen "Istanbul - Kostantinopel". Fotograf G. Bergren. Suzan...
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Most popular photograph
skiss ; Skiss av skapelsen såsom den är framställd på kistfragmentet MME 1977:018 (Teckning: Emma Westerberg).
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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

altSculpture. ; Female portrait head with very small part of right shoulder preserved. Full, oval face with high forehead. Almond-shaped eyes with upper and lower eyelids indicated. Thin brow. Small mouth with rather full lips and slightly drooping corners. Front hair, delimited by...

Object of the week

altFinial base/mount ; Cast. Hollow cast, flanged top, tubular neck, bell shaped body, two base mouldings, one at neck. Upside down wine glass shape.

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...