From February, Fascinating Mummies, the first exhibition in The National Museum of Scotland’s major new exhibitions space, will delve deep into the rituals surrounding death and afterlife in Ancient Egypt.
This unique exhibition will feature treasures, dating back to 4000BC, from the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden, world famous for its Egyptology collections.
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Nubia - Land of the Bow
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