Egyptian canopic jars decorated with heads of the four sons of Horus – human, hawk, baboon and jackal

Key Stage 2:   Ancient Egypt   

The Museum holds the largest collection of Egyptian objects outside Egypt telling the story of life and death in the ancient Nile Valley.

Find out about the Rosetta Stone, a 5,000-year-old sand-dried mummy, wall paintings from Nebamun's tomb and sculptures of the pharaoh Ramesses II through our onsite sessions and classroom resources. 

We offer a range of sessions including digital self-led, presentations, object-handling workshops to taught digital workshops. 

Explore our fantastic ancient Egypt programme. 

Ages 7–11