Please note that the exhibition is sold out until October 15.
Come explore hundreds of age-old artefacts in the Egypt. Three Millennia on the Nile exhibition. Immersed in an elegant ambience, you’ll meet ancient Egyptians and learn about their rich history. A must-see!
Immerse yourself in three thousand years of history with the exhibition Egypt. Three Millennia on the Nile. Through over 300 objects—most of which are from the Museo Egizio in Turin, Italy—and twenty-one figures and animals straight out of Ancient Egypt, you will learn about Egyptian history, with a focus on several major themes: the importance of the Nile, daily life and the work of artisans, social structure and administrative power, animal worship, funeral practices, and beliefs relating to death, divinities, and myths.
A broad panorama of ancient Egyptian life and history.
What will the students experience?
During the visit, you will get to see authentic objects used in daily life, monumental sculptures, mummies, sarcophagi, amulets, stelae, papyri, and much more.
Through these artefacts and objects, you will:
- Situate Ancient Egypt in space and time.
- Understand how the Nile shaped Egyptian civilization over a period of 3,000 years.
- Meet various Ancient Egyptian figures and explore certain facets of daily life and social organization: family life, work, social structure.
- Learn about certain Egyptian beliefs and cultural practices over 3,000 years: art and handicrafts, writing, polytheism, the relationship with animals, and funeral practices.
The activities on this interpreted tour are in line with the aims of the Quebec education programs and help develop the following competencies.