Online Ancient Egypt Day for schools & home educators

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Online Ancient Egypt Day for schools & home educators
Join the Great North Museum: Hancock team for a day of virtual Ancient Egyptian activities . Watch virtual tours and take part in live workshops. You can even submit your questions to one of our experts!

Please note that for Safeguarding, adults not accompanying a participating child will not be permitted into any of these sessions.

9:30 - 10am

Come on a tour of the Ancient Egyptian gallery at the Great North Museum: Hancock. Discover some of the wonderful objects in our collection . Use the ‘Can you Find?’ sheet to see if you can spot our key objects. Then t est your knowledge after the tour with our quiz!

10:30 - 11:15am

Come and investigate animals that lived in Ancient Egypt and how they were used to represent Egyptian Gods. In this session, we’ll also be exploring Goddess Ammit and how animals were linked to the afterlife.

1 - 1.45pm

Do you have any burning questions about Ancient Egypt or the Great North Museum: Hancock's collection?

Questions can be submitted by email to

Make sure to get your question to us one week in advance for a chance to get it answered. W e may not be able to answer all questions live.

2 - 2.45pm

Come and investigate our mummified people Irtyru and Bakt- en-Hor through C T scans, X -rays and written evidence. D iscover what this information tell s us about their life and afterlife.

Please note that this Online Ancient Egypt Focus Day is open for multiple schools and/or home learners to book. We will instruct all participants to turn cameras and microphones off during the sessions.

Event Dates

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11th October 2022,
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