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The collection of antiquities is a cultural mix. Roman, greek, Egyptian, Iberian and Celtic treasures are displayed. The museum also covers the medieval periods with Muslim, Christian and Visigothic exhibits.
The National Archaeological Museum of Spain is also reputed for an amazing Renaissance collection. Prehistoric exhibits feature unique pieces such as the bust of a rich Iberian women from 5th century BC known as La Dame de Elche. Other highlights such as the 8th century Visigothic crowns and 14th century choir stall promote an enriching experience.
The permanent collection focuses on mediterranean cultures and is divided to six categories Prehistory, Egypt and the Middle East, Greece and Rome cultures, Medieval Archaeology, Early History and colonization, Modern Archaeology.