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Petrie Museum Tour

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The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

Malet Place

London

WC1E 6BT

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Come and look at some of the oldest artefacts held by the Petrie Museum on Egypt.

Located near the British Museum, the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology is much less well known than some of the other big museums in London. However, it is a hidden gem. In fact, it’s one of the top 5 museums in the world with artefacts from ancient Egypt. It has 80,000 objects from the ancient Nile valley.

You will see more than 8,000 years of Black history including:

  • The oldest woven garment in the world
  • The face of the first pharaoh
  • Images of Nefertiti, Akhenaton and others
  • And objects that really show us how ordinary ancient Egyptians lived such as their combs, jewellery, and other items for daily use

About Your Guide - Kandace Chimbiri

K.N. Chimbiri is the self-published author of three books: Secrets of the Afro Comb: 6,000 Years of Art and Culture; The Story of Early Ancient Egypt, and Step Back in Time to Ancient Kush.

Kandace will take you on a fascinating tour of the museum showing you many different items that the museum holds. She will also have some of her books on sale.

Tour Date: 19 August 2017

Meeting Time: 12.45 You are advised to arrive 15 minutes before the tour start time in order that we can leave on time

Meeting Point: Outside Waterstones, Torrington Place, WC1.

Nearest tubes: Euston Square (Metropolitan, Circle, and Hammersmith & City Line),

Euston (Victoria Line), Tottenham Court Road (Northern, Central Lines), Russell Square (Piccadilly Line)

Tour Start Time: 1pm

Mobile is switched off once tour starts

Contact Avril 07984759506

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Malet Place

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WC1E 6BT

United Kingdom

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