PHARAOH: KING OF EGYPT
An international touring exhibition of more than 120 objects from the British Museum, exploring the ideals, symbolism, and ideology of Egyptian kingship, and the realities of life in ancient Egypt. The exhibition is organised by the Caixa Foundation, in collaboration with the British Museum.
Caixa Forum, Lleida
Av. de Blondel 3, Lleida, Spain
Until 23 July 2023
Musée Art et Histoire
Parc du Cinquantenaire 10, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Until 1 October 2023
Telling the story of two centuries of archaeological discoveries in Egypt and the formation of the Museum’s Egyptian collection, the exhibition includes nearly 200 objects, including sarcophagi, funerary stelae, canopic jars and shabtis (many on display for the first time), as well as unique historical photographs.
THE GIFT OF THOTH: READING ANCIENT EGYPT
Via Accademia delle Scienze 6, 10123 Turin, Italy
Until 7 September 2023
This exhibition traces the evolution of writing in ancient Egypt, from hieroglyphs to Coptic. It also explores the variety of media used for writing, opening a window on to the thoughts and society of the ancient Egyptians. The display features 170 exhibits from the collections of the museum, including papyri, statues, alabaster objects, and cuneiform tablets from the Royal Museums of Turin.
GOLDEN MUMMIES OF EGYPT
Manchester Museum, University of Manchester
Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
Until 30 September 2023
An international touring exhibition of world-class artefacts from the Manchester Museum collection, which finally arrived home at the newly refurbished museum. The exhibition features more than 100 objects and eight mummies, illustrating life for the wealthy in multicultural Roman Egypt, with its diverse Egyptian, Roman, and Greek communities and influences.
RAMESSES THE GREAT AND THE GOLD OF THE PHARAOHS
La Grande Halle de la Villette
211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris, France
Until 6 September 2023
An international travelling exhibition that explores the life, reign, and legacy of Ramesses II through more than 180 artefacts. Exhibits include Ramesses II’s wooden sarcophagus (on display only in Paris), mummies, jewels, royal masks, amulets, and statues, including a limestone colossal statue of the standing king.
TUTANKHAMUN: HIS TOMB AND HIS TREASURES
Center of Science and Industry (COSI)
333 West Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215, US
Until 4 September 2023
An international touring exhibition with more that 1,000 expertly crafted replicas of treasures from the Tomb of Tutankhamun.