Discovering Ancient Egypt

Discovering Ancient Egypt is a touring exhibition examining Scotland’s contribution to Egyptology through the lives of three remarkable people. Bringing together fascinating objects and hidden stories from the collection of the National Museums of Scotland along with the collections of East Ayrshire Council, this exhibition uncovers how Ancient Egypt captivated Scotland over the past 200 years as it still does today. Through the intriguing stories of an archaeologist, astronomer and an artist, Discovering Ancient Egypt brings to life the contribution Scotland has made to Egyptology.

Organised in partnership with National Museums Scotland and The National Lottery Heritage Fund 


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