If you like this, here are some more exhibitions at British Museum…
Ancient Lives: New Discoveries – 22nd May to 30th November 2014
The British Museum’s new exhibition will introduce you to eight people from ancient Egypt and Sudan whose bodies have been preserved, either naturally or by deliberate embalming. Using some of the latest technology, the exhibition will build up a picture of their life and death, and how their bodies managed to survive the passage of 4,000 years.
Ming: 50 years that changed China – 18th September 2014 to 5th January 2015
The Ming Dynasty was a golden age in China’s history, and ran from around 1400 to 1450. It was during this time that Beijing became the capital and work started on the Forbidden City. This major new exhibition at the British Museum will feature a wide range of spectacular objects — including exquisite pieces of porcelain, gold, jewellery, furniture, paintings, sculptures and textiles.
And here are some more exhibitions…
Royal Family dresses, at Kensington Palace – 4th July 2013 to 4th July 2015
The “Fashion Rules” exhibition at Kensington Palace will take a look through the wardrobes of three royal women when they were in their fashion heyday — Queen Elizabeth II in the 1950s, Princess Margaret in the 1960s and 70s and Princess Diana during the 1980s.