GLORIOUS EGYPT IN FINLAND
Ancient Egypt|January / February 2021
Continuing our series on international Egyptology exhibitions, Tuuli Turtola explores an exhibition at the new Amos Rex Museum in Helsinki.
Tuuli Turtola

Glorious Egypt is a new exhibition being held simulataneously at the Amos Rex Museum in the centre of Helsinki (Finland), and at the Kumu Art Museum in Tallinn (Estonia), as part of a unique collaboration with the Museo Egizio in Turin (Italy).

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