Whether you are celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa, your festivities will most likely stem from long-practiced traditions.
The Holiday season is here! Our gift shop is loaded with gifts for all ages and interests. Read on for our gift shop gift guide.
Can you imagine having a form of transportation today that could be used for both leisure and warfare?
Boredom isn’t something often experienced in today’s society. We have access to television, books (and e-books), video games, and the vastness of the internet which offers endless cat videos and Netflix. There is never a shortage of options when it comes to filling in spare time, but what would you do if you were living in Ancient Egypt, where there was no technology to keep you entertained?
Despite living almost 2,000 years ago, Cleopatra VII is still present throughout society and culture today. She has remained one of the most popular pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, and her image has been recreated in multiple movies, television shows and theatrical productions.
The last pharaoh of ancient Egypt still has quite a hold over us today. Despite dying roughly 2,000 years ago, she remains popular in today’s society. She has been shown in various forms as the title character in a Shakespearean play, portrayed by Elizabeth Taylor on the big screen, and depicted as a cartoon character in television shows.
Ancient Egyptians had strong beliefs and practices associated with the Field of Rushes, which was the name given to their afterlife. In order to achieve eternal life after death, a body had to be properly mummified and pass a series of tests in the underworld.
With Halloween quickly approaching, you may have started the “Oh no, why did I wait so long costume ,” thought process. Stress a little less and check out these THEMUSEUM costumes inspired by exhibitions and events of the past and present.
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