THE wonders of ancient Egypt will be coming to Leeds next month as a major national exhibition goes on display at Leeds City Museum.
The exhibition entitled Pharaoh: King of Egypt featuring over 130 objects will be on show from Saturday, February 11 until June.
The treasures, including palace decorations, sculpture, jewellery and papyri come from the British Museumís own collection as well as those of the Great North Museum and Leeds City Museum.
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Symbol of Lower Egypt
The Papyrus plant was the symbol of Upper Egypt. Lower Egypt was known as Ta-Mehu which means land of papyrus. The papyrus became the symbol of fertility and life itself. When intertwined with the plant emblem of Upper Egypt, the two symbolize the unification of the two lands.