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Exhibition of ancient Egypt opens in Hangzhou

Date: 2019.01.25 Author: Celia Tang

The exhibition features the cultural relics from ancient Egypt opens at the Zhejiang Provincial Museum, which located in Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province from January 22nd until May 5th.


The exhibition consists of five parts and showcases a total of 180 pieces of cultural relics of the ancient Egypt, including mummies and sculptures that have been loaned from museums in Italy. Showcasing the daily life, hieroglyphs, religious beliefs and funeral culture of ancient Egyptians, the exhibits offer visitors a rare opportunity to ingest the different aspects of the culture that originated along the banks of the Nile River thousands of years ago.


As one of China’s oldest museums, Zhejiang Provincial Museum was founded in 1929 as the West Lake Museum of Zhejiang Province. Over the past eight decades, it has become the largest comprehensive museum for the humanities in Zhejiang Province. It is also a first-class National Museum that was developed jointly by central and local government.