Category Archives: Museums and Visits

The Ashmolean Museum – Oxford

A lovely day in beautiful Oxford – I went with friends to visit the Ashmolean Museum to view the Tutankhamen exhibition being held. It was most enjoyable: there were drawings, photos and work of Howard Carter,  some very interesting artifacts displayed … Continue reading

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Ancient Lives: New Discoveries – The British Museum

I can’t praise the exhibition at the British Museum enough!  I was so keen to see it, that I visited it on the very first day and was enthralled! The exhibition is fascinating – with scanned 3-D images of eight … Continue reading

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The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology – London

Well, I kept my promise to myself, and with a friend, we intrepid travellers clothed, provisioned and equipped ourselves and, with archaeological trowels, compasses and maps in hand, set off on an exciting Egyptological expedition and adventure to deepest, darkest London … Continue reading

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Royal Burials of the Pre-Dynastic Period – Dr Alice Stevenson, The Petrie Museum

Dr Alice Stevenson, UCL, as Curator of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology is well placed to deliver this talk.  She gave us at the Egyptian Society a really interesting talk on the fascinating subject of pre-dynastic burials. She is … Continue reading

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