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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
17 432.
Objects, Cyprus
16 418.
Objects, Greece and Rome
5 202.
Objects, Islam
2 938.
Objects, Luristan
520.
Objects, West Asia
1 044.
Photographs
25 517.
Exhibitions
118.
Digital pictures
95 476.
Most popular object
Artist's sketch; Ostracon ; Ostracon, irregularly shaped, sketch on one side in red, green and black. It shows a lyre-playing woman, facing...
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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; RÅFIL; OBEARBETAD ; Dokumentation av utställningen Magiska mönster, Medelhavsmuseet.
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Most recent picture registration
RÅFIL; OBEARBETAD; interiör; utställning ; Dokumentation av utställningen Magiska mönster, Medelhavsmuseet.
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Most recently depicted object
Ostracon ; Pottery sherd. Four lines of Coptic inscriptions.
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Most recently digitalized picture
RÅFIL; OBEARBETAD; interiör; utställning ; Dokumentation av utställningen Magiska mönster, Medelhavsmuseet.
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Most recently digitalized name
Demigod; Divine hero ; Heracles (/ˈhɛrəkliːz/ HERR-ə-kleez; Greek: Ἡρακλῆς, Hēraklês, Glory/Pride of Hēra, "Hera"), born Alcaeus[1] (Ἀλκαῖο...
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Object of the Month

altMask. Protome. ; Terracotta mask with straight base; faintly sculptured face, but with rather sharp nose; circular disc on forehead; ears marked by similar discs; pierced holes for attachment below ears and on top of head. Hard pinkish buff terracotta; matt black and red paint; ...

Object of the week

altSeal ; Seal of grey faience; pierced through longitudinal axis; incised line encircling near base; on upper side a vertical line crossed by two short, horizontal lines; on base, a rider on horse facing right.

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...