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Visit our new Silk Roads Heritage exhibition, explore objects all the way from Uzbekistan and paint your own pot to take home.
The ancient Egyptian king Amunhotep III was the grandfather of the famous boy king Tutankhamun.
The ancient cities and monuments of the Taxila Valley form a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Pakistan. The focus of excavations by the British archaeologist, Sir John Marshall in the early 20th century, these investigations were recorded in a detailed photographic archive.
Pioneering archaeologist Dame Kathleen Kenyon (1906-1978) excavated at the site of Ancient Jericho and established it as one of the oldest cities in the world.