National Museum of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa

One of the entrances to the museum is closed
One of the entrances to the museum is closed.
Entrance gate to National Museum of Ethiopia
Entrance gate to National Museum of Ethiopia.
Immediately after the entrance you will find many monuments and statues in the courtyard
Immediately after the entrance you will find many monuments and statues in the courtyard.
Abune Petros statue
Abune Petros statue.
Alexander Pushkin statue, it is believed that he had an Ethiopian blood
Alexander Pushkin statue, it is believed that he had an Ethiopian blood.
Alexander Pushkin statue
Alexander Pushkin statue.
Statue of young woman and the boy
Statue of young woman and the boy.
Statue of the unknown General
Statue of the unknown General.
Statue of a man and two boys
Statue of a man and two boys.
This building is beside the museum
This building is beside the museum.
This vintage car is one of the automobiles which entered Ethiopia in the early 20th century
This vintage car is one of the automobiles which entered Ethiopia in the early 20th century.
Statue of Haile Selassie
Statue of Haile Selassie.
National Museum of Ethiopia
National Museum of Ethiopia.
A cannon used by Emperor Menelik II at the Battle of Adwa 1896
A cannon used by Emperor Menelik II at the Battle of Adwa 1896.
Statue of emperor Haile Selassie teaching 12 students
Statue of emperor Haile Selassie teaching 12 students.
Olmec Head from the people of Mexico to the people of Ethiopia, 2010
Olmec Head from the people of Mexico to the people of Ethiopia, 2010.
Welcome to the National Museum of Ethiopia
Welcome to the National Museum of Ethiopia.
They were named Homo sapiens idaltu
They were named Homo sapiens idaltu.
Empress Zewditu's Chair
Empress Zewditu's Chair.
Weapons of Emperor Tewodros II (1855-1868)
Weapons of Emperor Tewodros II (1855-1868).
Parasol of Empress Mentewab, 18th century
Parasol of Empress Mentewab, 18th century.
Yeha Tigray, 2nd half of the 1st millennium BC, content of Grave 6
Yeha Tigray, 2nd half of the 1st millennium BC, content of Grave 6.
Model of Archaeological remains of Dongur Edifice, 6th century AD (Axum, Tigray)
Model of Archaeological remains of Dongur Edifice, 6th century AD (Axum, Tigray).
Matara, Eritrea
Matara, Eritrea.
Tigray ancient utensils
Tigray ancient utensils.
Million years of life and culture in Ethiopia
Million years of life and culture in Ethiopia.
Some 3.18 million years ago, Lucy's body was slowly sinking in the mud of a lake
Some 3.18 million years ago, Lucy's body was slowly sinking in the mud of a lake.
Skulls of Suids and Bovids
Skulls of Suids and Bovids.
Mandibule of Nyanzachoerus, a large omnivorous pig from the Afar region
Mandibule of Nyanzachoerus, a large omnivorous pig from the Afar region.
Long skull of an ancient animal
Long skull of an ancient animal.
By comparing their features, we can reconstruct their family tree through time
By comparing their features, we can reconstruct their family tree through time.
In Ethiopia, some fossil crocodilians have short jaws, others have long jaws
In Ethiopia, some fossil crocodilians have short jaws, others have long jaws.
Skull of a buffalo ancestor
Skull of a buffalo ancestor.
Skulls of ancient hippopotamuses
Skulls of ancient hippopotamuses.
Complete cranium of Deinotherium bozasi, an extinct, large elephant relative
Complete cranium of Deinotherium bozasi, an extinct, large elephant relative.
Proboscideans
Proboscideans.
Cranium of a male Theropithecus, a large gelada ancestor from Omo Valley
Cranium of a male Theropithecus, a large gelada ancestor from Omo Valley.
Comparing hip bones
Comparing hip bones.
A partial skeleton of a female Ardipithecus ramidus, known as “Ardi”
A partial skeleton of a female Ardipithecus ramidus, known as “Ardi”.
Lucy skeleton reconstruction
Lucy skeleton reconstruction.
Selam, partial skeleton of Australopithecus afarensis
Selam, partial skeleton of Australopithecus afarensis.
Known from Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya, Au. afarensis is an early species of Australopithecus from which the later species evolved
Known from Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya, Au. afarensis is an early species of Australopithecus from which the later species evolved.
Australopithecus garhi
Australopithecus garhi.
The Acheulean: sharping large tools
The Acheulean: sharping large tools.
Craniums of Bodo and Idaltu
Craniums of Bodo and Idaltu.
Oil painting, St Mercury, 17th century; Painting of the Queen of Sheba
Oil painting, St Mercury, 17th century; Painting of the Queen of Sheba.
Ethiopian christian painting “The Journey of the Queen of Sheba”, meeting of King Solomon and Queen of Sheba
Ethiopian christian painting “The Journey of the Queen of Sheba”, meeting of King Solomon and Queen of Sheba.
Oil painting “The Trinity”
Oil painting “The Trinity”.
Haile Selassie on a horse
Haile Selassie on a horse.
Horse and rider painting
Horse and rider painting.
“Hammer and Sickle” painting
Hammer and Sickle” painting.
“Victim of Famine” by Eshetu Tiruneh, 1974
Victim of Famine” by Eshetu Tiruneh, 1974.
Oil painting “African Heritage” by Afewerk Tekle
Oil painting “African Heritage” by Afewerk Tekle.
“The Last Supper” by Mengistu Chernet
The Last Supper” by Mengistu Chernet.
Haile Selassi's Banquet
Haile Selassi's Banquet.
“Map of Ethiopia in faces”, painting
Map of Ethiopia in faces”, painting.
Agricultural tools
Agricultural tools.
Tools for leather finishing
Tools for leather finishing.
Farming tools
Farming tools.
Some traditional Ethiopian clothing
Some traditional Ethiopian clothing.
Musical instruments
Musical instruments.
Weapons and military uniforms
Weapons and military uniforms.
Traditional things
Traditional things.
Empress Menen's Chair
Empress Menen's Chair.
Emperor Haile Selassie's Throne
Emperor Haile Selassie's Throne.
Inner interior of the museum “Planet Earth, miracle of the Universe”
Inner interior of the museum “Planet Earth, miracle of the Universe”.
The oldest known cranium of modern humans, found in Ethiopia and dating back 160,000 years
The oldest known cranium of modern humans, found in Ethiopia and dating back 160,000 years.
Crowns belonging to the Ethiopian Emperors /Made of precious stones/, 19th - 20th century
Crowns belonging to the Ethiopian Emperors /Made of precious stones/, 19th - 20th century.
Metatarsal of Sivatherium, an extinct, short-necked giraffe relative
Metatarsal of Sivatherium, an extinct, short-necked giraffe relative.
Lucy is the common name of AL 288-1, partial skeleton of a female Australopithecus afarensis
Lucy is the common name of AL 288-1, partial skeleton of a female Australopithecus afarensis.
Selam (DIK-1/1) is the fossilized skull and other skeletal remains of a three-year-old Australopithecus afarensis female
Selam (DIK-1/1) is the fossilized skull and other skeletal remains of a three-year-old Australopithecus afarensis female.
This exhibition at the Ethiopian National Museum gallery features the works of Worku Goshu
This exhibition at the Ethiopian National Museum gallery features the works of Worku Goshu.