A new exhibition of Ancient Egyptian artifacts is to go on show at Towneley Hall in Burnley and features exhibits from various collections.
From Egypt’s Sands to Northern Hills
March 24th - June 28th
Professor John Garstang’s excavations in ancient Egypt. A travelling exhibition with collections from Towneley Hall, Blackburn and Kendal Museums, the Garstang Museum of Archaeology, Liverpool.
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The Horus Serekh
The serekh is a stylised rectangle which contained the Horus name of ancient Egyptian Pharaohs. The bottom contains a representation the palace facade. It was typically surmounted by a falcon, representing the God Horus, patron of the monarchy.