Events

Event: Peek Inside the New ‘Mummies’ Exhibition at the Museum of Natural History

Event: Peek Inside the New ‘Mummies’ Exhibition at the Museum of Natural History

“Mummies in real life can be just as captivating as the ones in the movies — particularly when you can see their insides. That’s the point of “Mummies,” a new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History opening on March 20. On tour from the Field Museum in Chicago, the exhibit not only showcases the ritually […]

EVENT: Masterworks from ancient Egypt’s Middle Kingdom set for Met Museum this Fall

EVENT: Masterworks from ancient Egypt’s Middle Kingdom set for Met Museum this Fall

 “The reunification of ancient Egypt achieved by Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II-the first pharaoh of the Middle Kingdom-was followed by a great cultural flowering that lasted nearly 400 years. During the Middle Kingdom (mid-Dynasty 11-Dynasty 13, around 2030-1650 B.C.), artistic, cultural, religious, and political traditions first conceived and instituted during the Old Kingdom were revived and reimagined.  […]

NEWS: ‘Egypt’s Sunken Secrets’ exhibition to tour three European capitals

NEWS: ‘Egypt’s Sunken Secrets’ exhibition to tour three European capitals

(Source: Luxor Times). “The Ministry of Antiquities has agreed to hold an antiquities exhibition named “Egypt’s Sunken Secrets” in three European capitals for a year. The Ministry agreed to an offer by Franck Goddio, founder of the European Institute for Underwater Archaeology, to hold this exhibition for 600 thousand Euros plus 1 euro on each […]

EVENT: The British Museum – Ancient Lives: New Discoveries

EVENT: The British Museum – Ancient Lives: New Discoveries

CT scan 3D visualisation of the mummified remains of a Sudanese woman (Source: The Telegraph). “Wrapped in bandages and caricatured as figures of terror in Hollywood movies, Egypt’s mummies have long captivated and bewildered scientists and children alike. Now a new exhibition at the British Museum will disclose the human side of the mummies of […]

COMPETITION: Fancy winning yourself a preloved copy of Wilbur Smith’s ‘Warlock’?

COMPETITION: Fancy winning yourself a preloved copy of Wilbur Smith’s ‘Warlock’?

egyptologybooks.com are hosting a giveaway. If you are a UK resident and would like to win a preloved copy of Wilbur Smith’s Warlock, head over to the Facebook post, give it a ‘like’ and ‘like’ the competition post – it’s as simple as that! You can find the Facebook page here.

EVENT: ‘Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt’ at the Brooklyn Museum

EVENT: ‘Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt’ at the Brooklyn Museum

“If your dream of heaven is eternity spent with the pets you love, Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt at the Brooklyn Museum is your exhibition. All of its 30 objects, sifted from the museum’s Egyptian collection, are of cats, big and little, feral and tame, celestial and not. Whether cast in bronze or carved in stone, […]

EVENT: An art of drawing

EVENT: An art of drawing

“Due to reopen at the Musées royaux d’art et d’histoire in Brussels in September, L’Art du contour, le dessin dans l’Egypte ancienne focuses on one of the foundations of art in ancient Egypt, the art of drawing. Presented in a small temporary exhibition space in the Richelieu wing of the Louvre, the exhibition could almost […]