Through the intriguing stories of an archaeologist, an astronomer and an artist, this exhibition brings to life the contribution Scotland has made to Egyptology.

Bringing together fascinating objects and hidden stories from the collections of National Museums Scotland and Hawick Museum, this exhibition uncovers how ancient Egypt captivated Scotland over 200 years ago, as it still does today.

Find out about the impact of Egyptology through the lives of remarkable people whose work in the field helped to improve understanding of ancient Egyptian culture, including an archaeologist, artist and astronmer.

Objects include ancient papyrus scrolls, mummified remains, photography of excavation sites, technical instruments, drawings and 5,000 year old bowls inscribed with hieroglyphs.

This exhibition is supported by the Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund.

Hawick Museum

Wilton Lodge Park, HAWICK, Borders, TD9 7JL

01450364747

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Opening times

1 Apr – 30 Sept
Mon – Fri, 10am – 12noon, 1pm – 5pm
Sat – Sun, 2pm – 5pm

1 Oct - 31 Mar
Mon – Fri, 12noon – 3pm
Sun, 1pm – 3pm


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