Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

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.

Museum Mummy

A 2500-year-old Egyptian woman is one of our most popular residents.

Religion and the gods

Religion governed life at all levels of Egyptian society.

Hieroglyphs

Hieroglyphs combine both art and language as a system of writing.