Tour (in Italian) available on September 27th. On the occasion of the bicentenary of the deciphering of hieroglyphs, the Museo Egizio offers a guided tour dedicated to Egyptian writing. An Egyptologist will lead the visitors among steles, papyri, statues, sarcophagi and objects of common use, to discover the functioning of hieroglyphs and learn to search for names and recurring spells in the inscriptions.

Visitors will have the opportunity to relive the adventure of the deciphering by J.F. Champollion and to admire the recently restored Turin King List.

  • When: starting time scheduled depending on availability
  • Participants will join a group of maximum 25 people
  • Each participant will be given a radio with disposable earphones to respect the safety distances

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