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The Ancient Egyptians

Following the Government announcement yesterday, museums and galleries in Cambridge will be closed to the public as part of a period of national/local restrictions. So, with great sadness, we will not be able to reopen as planned on 2 January 2021.

Session Description

Look closely at the objects in the galleries to discover more about ancient Egyptian beliefs, technology and everyday life.

Contact us on 01223 332904 or email to book, or to discuss your needs.

Format of the session

The museum-led session is scheduled for two hours and is delivered in the first sixty minutes of your booked slot. We recommend that schools use their second hour for follow-up time from the taught session, with any additional time spent with the related 'Into Action' resource.

For a self-led (DIY) session (DIY resource), we recommend you spend up to one hour delivering your do-it-yourself session, with any additional time spent with the related 'Into Action' resource.

See also our Fact Sheets about Ancient Egyptians.

Have you played our new interactive game based around the sarcophagus lid of Rameses III?

You can also book a studio workshop related to this theme.

'I can’t believe there were actual mummies!' - KS2 pupil

More about this session

Factsheets and related files

Animals

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 134.56kB
  • File type: PDF
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Boats

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 165.70kB
  • File type: PDF
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Coffins

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 238.99kB
  • File type: PDF
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Food and farming

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 399.54kB
  • File type: PDF
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Gods and Goddesses

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 141.96kB
  • File type: PDF
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Magic

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 529.56kB
  • File type: PDF
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Mummification

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 169.02kB
  • File type: PDF
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Sarcophagus Lid of Ramesses III

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 297.08kB
  • File type: PDF
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Materials and Technology

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 209.55kB
  • File type: PDF
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Writing

  • Resource type: Factsheet
  • File size: 193.05kB
  • File type: PDF
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The Ancient Egyptians

  • Resource type: Into-action
  • File size: 1.04MB
  • File type: PDF
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The Ancient Egyptians

  • Resource type: Diy
  • File size: 205.72kB
  • File type: PDF
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