Graeco Roman museum was built in 1892 as a small building located in Horreya Road. In 1895 it was transferred to the present site near Gamal Abd El- Nasser Road in Alexandria at 5 El-Mathaf El-Romani Street, with eleven galleries and has been gradually enlarged in later renovation stages. It contains a very big variety of coins from different countries, chronologically arranged and dating back from 630 BC to the Ottoman period in the 19th century.
Graeco-Roman Museum boasts of an impressive array of over 40,000 pieces of art and artifacts that span back to the 3rd Century BC until the 7th Century AD and documenting 2000 years of Egypt’s history.
Graeco Roman museum
In the museum, shifts from pagan religions to Christianity can also be seen in the exhibits which include mummies, Hellenistic statues, busts of Roman emperors, Tangara figurines, and early Christian antiquities.
Roman Museum’s focus on the Graeco-Roman presence in Alexandria, providing a glimpse back into a fascinating era of when Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome merged together within Egypt.
Head of Alexander