Roman CollectionSculptures and drinking bowls, cameos, gems and coins: the Roman collection of the National Archaeological Museum convinces with its diversity. Also noteworthy are the Idolino Pesaro and the Minerva of Arezzo, two bronze statues based on Greek models.
Greek CollectionAncient ceramics and sculptures are the focus of this section of the Archaeology Museum. A particular highlight of the Greek exhibits in the MAF is the famous François Vase from the 6th century BC, which was found in Tuscany in 1844.
Etruscan CollectionAs early as the 16th century, the Chimaera of Arezzo, an Etruscan bronze statue found its way from the soil of Tuscany into the collection of Cosimo I de' Medici. Like other Etruscan artifacts on display here, it dates from the 5th or 4th century BC.
Museo EgizioThe Egyptian collection of the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze is the second largest of its kind in Italy. There are over 14,000 artifacts in nine galleries and two depots. The foundation of this collection is formed by objects from an excavation in 1828 and 1829: Mummies, amulets and statuettes, as well as coffins and Coptic art.