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Discovering Ancient Egypt

Detail of scroll depicting four Egyptian  figures with hieroglyphics running along the top section
Deatil of a rectangular stone with three rows of hieroglyphics carved at the top and four figures
Egyptian wooden coffin of a mela figures with a headdress painted in yellow,  red and blue stripes
Rectangular gold-coloured plate with a border of brightly-coloured tiles, 2 figures  & a beetle
Detail of scroll depicting four Egyptian  figures with hieroglyphics running along the top section
Deatil of a rectangular stone with three rows of hieroglyphics carved at the top and four figures
Egyptian wooden coffin of a mela figures with a headdress painted in yellow,  red and blue stripes
Rectangular gold-coloured plate with a border of brightly-coloured tiles, 2 figures  & a beetle

Overview

Journey to the land of the pyramids to discover the wonders of ancient Egypt in this must-see exhibition featuring over 220 objects from the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden). 

From early exploration to cutting-edge modern research, this exhibition unveils the lifestyles of the ancient Egyptians, their religion and society, their creativity and their belief in an afterlife where they hoped to live for eternity.

Dates

15 Dec 2023 – 8 Sep 2024
June 2024
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Map of the venue locationMap of the venue location
National Museum of AustraliaLawson Crescent, Acton, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions
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