San Francisco's de Young Museum Displays Treasures of Ramses the Great
‘Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ returns to the de Young Museum with 181 precious artefacts, as well as a selection of videos and virtual reality experiences.
Celebrating some of ancient Egypt’s most spectacular treasures, San Francisco’s de Young Museum is currently hosting ‘Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs’, an exhibition that showcases 181 artefacts ranging from royal sculptures to precious jewellery dating back to the reign of King Ramses II. Although it’s only just launched on August 20th, the exhibition has already sold over 8,000 tickets during its first day.
Having previously been held at the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences, the exhibition returns to the de Young Museum with a selection of videos and virtual reality experiences to immerse viewers in Ramses II’s breathtaking monuments (such as Abu Simbel and Nefertari’s tomb) and greatest triumphs, including the battle of Kadesh, the largest chariot battle in recorded history.
‘Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs’ will be open to the public until February 12th, 2023.