Journey through the afterlife: Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead

British Museum

4 Nov 2010 – 6 Mar 2011

Full price: £12

Art Fund members: £6

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Exploring the visually rich spells given to the dead to help them on their way through the afterlife, the exhibition draws on the Museum's extensive collections of papyri as well as international loans.

Exhibits will include the Greenfield Papyrus - at 37 metres the world's longest Book of the Dead - as well as other famous representations of the Netherworld, painted coffins, gilded masks, amulets, jewellery, tomb figurines and mummy paraphernalia.

Venue information

Opening times

Daily, 10am – 5.30pm (Fri until 8.30pm)

Closed 24 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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