AFRICA & BYZANTIUM
An exhibition of nearly 180 works exploring the tradition of Byzantine art and culture in North Africa, Egypt, Nubia, Ethiopia, and other powerful African kingdoms, from the 4th century to the 15th century and beyond. On display are masterworks in mosaic, sculpture, pottery, metalwork, and painting, along with exceptional manuscripts, many of them never before seen in public.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Met Fifth Avenue, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028, http://www.metmuseum.org, 19 November 2023-3 March 2024
DISCOVERING ANCIENT EGYPT
This new exhibition from the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities, presents more than 200 objects spanning over 3,000 years of civilisation. Highlights include decorated coffins, art, jewellery, sculpture, as well as everyday artefacts, a life-sized temple, and hands-on activities.
National Museum of Australia, Canberra, Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula, Canberra, Australia, http://www.nma.gov.au/exhibitions, 15 December 2023-8 September 2024
TUTANKHAMUN: THE IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE
An exhibition in the form of an immersive digital multimedia experience – without artefacts or replicas – exploring Tutankhamun and his tomb, accompanied by the real voice of Howard Carter. The exhibition includes an augmented-reality experience of the tomb, and an interactive experience room focusing on hieroglyphs and original-sized treasures.
Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Mercedesstraße 69, 70372 Stuttgart, Germany, http://www.alegria-exhibition.de/tutanchamun, 8 December 2023-25 February 2024
EGYPTIAN MUMMIES: EXPLORING ANCIENT LIVES
This is a touring exhibition organised by La Caixa Foundation, in collaboration with the British Museum. The exhibition explores the hidden history behind six ancient Egyptian mummies, as revealed by state-of-the-art, non-invasive technology.
La Caixa Forum, Zaragoza, http://www.caixaforum.org, 21 February-9 June 2024
RAMSES & THE GOLD OF THE PHARAOHS
An international touring exhibition exploring the life, reign, and legacy of Ramesses II. On display are more than 180 artefacts from the Nineteenth Dynasty, including sarcophagi, mummies, jewellery, royal masks, amulets, statues, and a colossal limestone standing statue of the king.
Australian Museum, Sydney, 1 William Street, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia, http://www.australian.museum, until 19 May 2024
Ongoing Exhibitons (for details see previous issues)
THE BELOVED OF ISIS: NERO, THE DOMUS AUREA AND EGYPT – ROME
http://www.colosseo.it, Rome, until 14 January 2024
THE EGYPTIAN BOOK OF THE DEAD – MALIBU
http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions, until 29 January 2024
FACE TO FACE: THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE MUMMY PORTRAITS – AMSTERDAM
http://www.allardpierson.nl, until 25 February 2024
TUTANKHAMUN: DISCOVERING THE FORGOTTEN PHARAOH – STRASBOURG
http://www.expo-toutankhamon.com, until 10 March 2024