Ancient Egypt – The Creation of the World
Venue [ Main Building（North Wing）1F ]
Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art is pleased to announce the exhibition “Ancient Egypt—The Creation of the World,” which introduces masterpieces from the Egyptian collection of the Egyptian Museum of Berlin. Alongside the British Museum in London and the Louvre Museum in Paris, the Berlin State Museums are known as some of the largest and best museums in Europe, and they boast one of the world’s leading Egyptian collections.
This exhibition will feature about 130 masterpieces from the Berlin Egyptian collection, presented under the theme “The Creation of the World.” Presented in three sections—“The Creation of the World and the Deities”, “Pharaoh and the Divine Order (Maat)” and “Eternal Life After Death”, the unknown world of ancient Egyptian mythology will come to life through precious excavated artifacts.
More than 100 items including The Book of the Dead of Ta-remetsch-en-Bastet, over 4 meters in length, and the beautifully decorated carved wooden sarcophagus (outer casket) of Tare-kap, will be exhibited for the first time in Japan.
- Apr. 17 (Sat) – Jun. 27 (Sun), 2021
- Main Building（North Wing）1F