The collection documents humankind’s development from a hunter-gatherer existence to sedentary farming and on to the emergence of complex political states.
Main collection areas
The collection encompasses objects of stone, pottery, gold, bronze, iron and glass of finds from settlements, burials and hoards. Wherever possible, the department tries to present such finds in their entirety.
Goldkegel von Ezelsdorf-Buch
Urnenfelderzeit, 1100-800 v. Chr.
Stierfigur aus dem Gräberfeld von Hallstatt
Römischer Paradehelm aus Theilenhofen
Maskenfibel aus Parsberg