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 combine both art and language as a system of writing.