Egypt: A New Look at an Ancient Culture

This website offers an overview of the Penn Museum's excavations and takes visitors on a virtual tour through the Egyptian Galleries and Collections.

Find out about hieroglyphs, gods and goddesses, and funerary practices, as well as answers to questions like:

What are hieroglyphs? What was the role of a pharaoh? Who were the gods and goddesses the ancient egyptians worshipped? What was life like for the average Egyptian citizen? How did Egyptian civilization originate? What are modern archaeologists excavating? What's a uraeus? When was the Second Intermediate Period? What's in the Museum's Egyptian collections?

Visit the New Look at an Ancient Culture website.

MUSEUM LOCATION

3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 898-4000

MUSEUM HOURS

Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
First Wednesdays: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Monday: CLOSED

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