Since visitors first brought back tales of great pyramids and fabulous pharaohs, ancient Egypt has fascinated outsiders as a land of extravagant beauty and inexplicable mystery.
Per-Ankh: Ancient Egypt
Egyptomania
Egyptomania
Egyptomania

Since visitors first brought back tales of great pyramids and fabulous pharaohs, ancient Egypt has fascinated outsiders as a land of extravagant beauty and inexplicable mystery.

Since visitors first brought back tales of great pyramids and fabulous pharaohs, ancient Egypt has fascinated outsiders as a land of extravagant beauty and inexplicable mystery.

Yet for years Hollywood and pop culture too often reduced one of the world's great civilizations to stereotypes of Boris Karloff's mummy, King Tut's curse and The Rock's "Scorpion King." Thankfully a charming new exhibit at the Worcester Art Museum reveals the wonder Europeans felt as they once again encountered Egypt through the prism of 19th-century art.

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