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Camels in the City of London
Camels in the City of London

A grand late Victorian building in the City of London is notable for having three camels on the front.

Tickets Alert: Tutankhamun tickets on sale soon
Tickets Alert: Tutankhamun tickets on sale soon

The exhibition opening later this year will show off 150 original artifacts from Tutankhamun’s tomb, with 60 on their first journey outside Egypt.

Tutankhamun exhibition coming to London
Tutankhamun exhibition coming to London

Nearly a century after the discovery of his tomb, Tutankhamun is coming to London, for what is billed as the last ever travelling show of the Pharaoh’s treasures.

Petrie Museum putting 3D-scans of ancient Egyptian objects online
Petrie Museum putting 3D-scans of ancient Egyptian objects online

The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, that delightfully dusty museum in Bloomsbury has entered the modern age with a new 3D graphics library.

Egyptian Architecture in London – an Exhibition
Egyptian Architecture in London – an Exhibition

London is packed full of various lumps of ancient Egypt cluttering up museums who by various means in the past acquired them, so another display in another museum might seem excessive. However, Egypt has also inspired architects, resulting in quite

An Egyptian God pays a visit to my flat

A slightly freaky sight this morning. Following an accident last night with the cooking and a bad case of negligence on my part, quite a bit of muck was on the hob – so I applied a liberal coating of