Amarna Period

Clay troops and boy king's jewels outdo West End's shows


It's only 9am, but the queue already snakes through the courtyard of the British Museum, out of the stucco stone and iron gates and along the wide York-stone pavement of Great Russell Street. And it's a Sunday.

Wednesday, 28 November, 2007, 12:00am

World Beat

What's going on around the globe

18 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Curse of the pharaohs expo

An exhibition hosted by National Geographic Channel Asia on the ancient Egyptian king Tutankhamun will be staged at Garden Court in Pacific Place in Admiralty from today until

June 10.

Since the discovery of his tomb in 1922, Tutankhamun's mysterious death and the rumoured 'death curse' on those involved with the tomb discovery have sparked public imagination.

1 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Booth offers glimpse of Egyptian culture

In addition to local exhibitors, the book fair also featured publishers from the mainland, Taiwan, Singapore, Macau, the United States and other countries.

The most impressive booth was the Egyptian booth.

Traditional Egyptian papyrus paper and watercolour paintings were on display.

29 Jul 2000 - 12:00am


I would like to applaud the Hong Kong Museum of Art for mounting the Egyptian Treasures Exhibition, in particular when such fascinating historical relics and artefacts have never before been seen in Asia.

Indeed, I consider that this is the most revelatory and imposing exhibition that I've ever come across in Hong Kong.

21 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Dramatic tales from old Egypt

Stolen corpses, murdered fathers, incestuous families, and a tiny drowned kitten disguised as a powerful sacred cat.

5 Nov 1998 - 12:00am