Go to the Egyptian Dreams shop
Egyptian Dreams
Ancient Egypt Discussion Board
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

NMS Edinburgh - Re-Opening of the Ancient Egypt Gallery

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Egyptian Dreams Forum Index -> Miscellaneous
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Lutz
Pharaoh
Pharaoh


Joined: 02 Sep 2007
Posts: 4019
Location: Berlin, Germany

PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 3:56 am    Post subject: NMS Edinburgh - Re-Opening of the Ancient Egypt Gallery Reply with quote

" New Ancient Egypt, East Asia and Ceramics galleries " (National Museums Scotland)
Quote:
... The Ancient Egypt Rediscovered gallery will present the remarkable culture and achievements of the ancient Egyptians, highlighting individual stories to give a sense of their values and personal lives. The displays will showcase the depth and breadth of National Museums’ Ancient Egypt material with 2019 being the 200th anniversary (May 1819) of the first Egyptian objects becoming part of the collection.

Highlights will include the Qurna burial, the only intact royal burial group outside of Egypt, a gold ring said to have belonged to Queen Nefertiti and a unique double coffin of two half-brothers, Petamun and Penhorpabik. ...

... The new galleries are due to open on 8 February 2019. ...

" Stone from great pyramid to go on display in Edinburgh " (BBC News, 03.01.2019)
Quote:
The only casing stone from the Great Pyramid of Giza to be displayed anywhere outside Egypt is to go on show in Edinburgh.

The large block of fine white limestone will go on display at the National Museum of Scotland from 8 February.

It will be on public view for the first time since it came to Scotland in 1872. ...

Greetings, Lutz.
_________________
Ägyptologie Forum (German)
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website
Lutz
Pharaoh
Pharaoh


Joined: 02 Sep 2007
Posts: 4019
Location: Berlin, Germany

PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

" National Museum of Scotland set to display 7,000 Egyptian artifacts " (Egypt Independent, 23.01.2019)
Quote:
... The museum has 7000 pieces from the 4000 years of the ­Egyptian empire, from ­mummified remains, elaborate coffins and stone tablets to tiny ornaments and pieces of ­jewellery. It has the only undamaged royal burial group in a museum outside Egypt,” the Daily Record website reported.

The Times newspaper reported that for the first time since its transfer to the Scottish capital of Edinburgh in 1872, a stone of the Great Pyramid of Khufu would be displayed at the National Museum of Scotland. ...

Greetings, Lutz.
_________________
Ägyptologie Forum (German)
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Egyptian Dreams Forum Index -> Miscellaneous All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group