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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Goddess of Upper Egypt
In Egyptian mythology, Nekhbet was an early predynastic local goddess who was the patron of the city of Nekheb. Nekhbet often holds the shen symbol of eternity in its talons, offering eternal protection to the pharaoh. As such, Nekhbet is closely linked to rulership, she was sometimes seen to be the mother of the divine aspect of the pharaoh.