Treasures of the British Museum (Part I – the Ancient World)
Sun, 7 Feb 2021, 7 to 8:30 pm Greenwich Mean Time (UTC±0)
Tickets (£10+£1.37 fee) here.
Join us via Zoom as we look at some of the treasures of the ancient world in the British Museum, London.
Discover some of the greatest treasures of the ancient world in this 60-minute Zoom tour of the British Museum.
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We’ll visit ancient Egypt and unlock the secrets of the Rosetta Stone and the gruesome process of mummification; marvel at the intricate details of Assyrian friezes, and be as impressed as our ancestors were with the beauty and dynamism of the sculptures from the Parthenon. We’ll also look at treasures from the farthest reaches of the Roman Empire – Sudan and Britain.
- Rosetta Stone
- Colossal Statue of Rameses II
- Ancient Egyptian Mummies
- Assyrian Lamassu and Friezes
- Parthenon Marbles (the “Elgin Marbles’)
- The Head of Augustus Caesar
- Roman Silverware – the Mildenhall Treasure
You are guaranteed a crowd-free tour, as we get up close to these magnificent treasures.