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Explore the fascinating history of Egypt.

Some of the British Museum's best-known collection items come from Egypt, each with their own unique story.

The Rosetta Stone is one of the most visited objects in the Museum and is equally popular online. Discover everything you ever wanted to know about the tablet that unlocked the secret of Egyptian hieroglyphs.

Plus, find out more about Egypt, ancient and modern, through video, blog and collection highlights below.