Deir el-Medina
An ancient village on the outskirts of Valley of the Kings in Egypt‘s Luxor where nearly 800 workmen once lived, will take our young audience back in time, captivate and inspire their minds on a journey about ancient Egypt history, excavation and archaeology.

Deir el-Medina

Organized by Sharjah Museums Authority, in collaboration with the Egyptian Museum in Turin, Italy, “Deir el-Medina: Village of the Pharoahs’ Artists” is an interactive event held at Sharjah Archeology Museum from

3 November 2021 to 31 August 2022.

Entry Fees to the museum

Children

under

2

Free

Children

2-12

years

5.00 AED

Adult

13+

10.00 AED

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Museum Exhibits

The Past Buried Underground

The Past Buried Underground

The Past Buried Underground Archaeology is the study of the past through material traces, objects and monuments that have been…

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Deir el-Medina: Village of Pharaohs’ Artists

Deir el-Medina: Village of Pharaohs’ Artists

Deir el-Medina: Village of Pharaohs’ Artists In 1500 B.C.E, the Pharaohs tired of their own tombs being plundered by thieves,…

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The Coffin of “Kha”

The Coffin of “Kha”

The Coffin of “Kha” A mummified body was protected by a coffin, which began to be used as early as…

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Working in Royal Burial Grounds

Working in Royal Burial Grounds

Working in Royal Burial Grounds ​ To make a tomb in the Valley of the Kings and in the Valley…

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Preserving the Past

Preserving the Past

Preserving the Past Conservation is one of the most important aspects within a museum. It enables artifacts to be preserved…

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Ancient Egyptian Writing

Ancient Egyptian Writing

Ancient Egyptian Writing Hieroglyphic writing is 5000 years old and it is one of the oldest in the world. The…

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What's on

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Did you know that papyrus was used in ancient times? Find out more about this type of paper then add your own pharaonic-inspired drawings on it
Learn about the amazing Egyptian artifacts at Deir el Medina, and make your own expensive clothes and accessories fashioned after what the pharaoh kings used to wear.
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Press Centre

Valley of the Kings: Interactive Exhibition by Sharjah Museums Authority

Valley of the Kings: Interactive Exhibition by Sharjah Museums Authority

Sharjah – November 10, 2021 A Sharjah interactive exhibition is employing audio, visual and action-based activities to focus attention on…

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