The museum houses the University of Michigan's collections of ancient Egyptian, Near Eastern, Greek, Roman, Coptic, and Islamic archaeological artifacts, as well as some rare materials important for the study of archaeology.
Collection highlights include early Byzantine and Islamic textiles, examples of Egyptian mummy masks, and more than 40,000 ancient coins, all housed in a in a turreted stone building on the University campus.
Examines colors in the ancient Roman world
Explores times and places in which Kushite graffiti were inscribed
Retrospective includes images of museum artifacts as well as the artist's personal works