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Exhibitions
29 October 2015 Start
7 February 2016 End
Saturday – Thursday 10.00–17.30 Friday 10.00–20.30 Last entry 80 minutes before closing Time
UK Room 35, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG

Tel.: +44 (0)20 7323 8181
e-mail.: [email protected]
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Egypt: Faith after the Pharaohs

29 October 2015 – 7 February 2016

This autumn the British Museum presents a major exhibition looking at an important transition in Egypt’s history never explored before in its entirety. Egypt: faith after the pharaohs explores 1,200 years of history, providing unparalleled insight into the lives of different religious communities. This exhibition of around 200 objects will show how Christian, Islamic and Jewish communities reinterpreted the pharaonic past of Egypt and interacted with one another. The transitions seen in this period have shaped the modern world we know today.

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