School spotlight talk
Presentation: Journey to the ancient Egyptian afterlife

Clore Centre for Education
Tickets £1

Phone +44 (0)20 7323 8181
Ticket Desk in Great Court

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For Key Stage 2 students

Through an interactive presentation your students will find out about the weighing of the heart, discover how the spells and information in the Book of the Dead helped ancient Egyptians on their journey to the afterlife, and learn about what they expected to find there. Depending on group size, your students may be joined by students from other schools.

Cancellation and no-show charges apply. See full terms and conditions

Maximum group size: 120

Session lasts 45 minutes

Curriculum links: History

Age: Key Stage 2

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Bronze figure of Horus of Pe, from Egypt, Late Period, after 600 BC.


Session dates

June 2016

  • Thursday 9 June 10.30 & 12.00
  • Monday 13 June 10.30 & 12.00
  • Monday 27 June 10.30 & 12.00

September 2016

  • Thursday 15 September 10.30 & 12.00
  • Thursday 22 September 10.30 & 12.00
  • Thursday 29 September 10.30 & 12.00

October 2016

  • Thursday 6 October 10.30 & 12.00
  • Thursday 13 October 10.30 & 12.00
  • Monday 31 October 10.30 & 12.00

November 2016

  • Thursday 10 November 10.30 & 12.00
  • Thursday 17 November 10.30 & 12.00
  • Friday 25 November 10.30 & 12.00

December 2016

  • Thursday 1 December 10.30 & 12.00
  • Thursday 8 December 10.30 & 12.00
  • Thursday 15 December 10.30 & 12.00

January 2017

  • Thursday 12 January 10.30 & 12.00
  • Monday 16 January 10.30 & 12.00
  • Friday 27 January 10.30 & 12.00

February 2017

  • Thursday 2 February 10.30 & 12.00
  • Friday 10 February 10.30 & 12.00
  • Thursday 23 February 10.30 & 12.00

March 2017

  • Thursday 2 March 10.30 & 12.00
  • Monday 6 March 10.30 & 12.00
  • Friday 10 March 10.30 & 12.00
  • Thursday 16 March 10.30 & 12.00
  • Friday 24 March 10.30 & 12.00
  • Friday 31 March 10.30 & 12.00

April 2017

  • Thursday 20 April 10.30 & 12.00
  • Monday 24 April 10.30 & 12.00
  • Thursday 27 April 10.30 & 12.00

May 2017

  • Friday 5 May 10.30 & 12.00
  • Thursday 18 May 10.30 & 12.00
  • Thursday 25 May 10.30 & 12.00

June 2017

  • Friday 16 June 10.30 & 12.00
  • Friday 23 June 10.30 & 12.00

July 2017

  • Friday 7 July 10.30 & 12.00

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