Overview & description
See a new side to the Ancient Egyptians through a multitude of artefacts selected from museum collections across Yorkshire. This exhibition highlights the longstanding connection between Egypt and Yorkshire’s historians and archaeologists. From George Sandys of York’s Grand Tour to Egypt in 1610 to our own Joann Fletcher’s discoveries, explore antiquities and stories of Ancient Egypt. These unique and precious treasures have fascinated our county’s explorers, archaeologists and artists for the last 400 years.
'Giza pyramid and sphinx' image courtesy of Joann Fletcher