Explore the Petrie collection from 3 perspectives: their origin and use in Egypt, excavation and rediscovery in Victorian times, and current presentation in the Petrie Museum

  • Ancient life

    Ancient life

    Explore the daily habits and rituals of the ancient Egyptians

  • Excavation and rediscovery

    Excavation and rediscovery

    See how ancient Egyptian objects were discovered in Victorian times through Petrie's excavations.

  • Modern life

    Modern life

    Find out how objects contribute to our knowledge of ancient Egypt today.