Ancient Egypt's distinctive and well preserved art, in the form of paintings, sculpture, hieroglyphs, pottery, jewellery and architecture, gives us a fascinating glimpse into the daily life, beliefs and customs of this ancient society.
Egyptian Collection includes over one thousand artefacts.
Religion governed life at all levels of Egyptian society.
Hieroglyphs combine both art and language as a system of writing.
A timeline of political and cultural events in ancient Egypt.
Mummification, funerary items, funeral processions and tomb design.
Glossary of ancient Egyptian terms.
The underworld, funerary texts, the afterlife and more.
Ideas for classes on Egypt.
Ancient Egyptian art continues to inspire five thousand years later.
Ancient Egyptian Art
Death and burial in ancient Egypt
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