Try your hand at ten games spanning over 5,000 years of history – including ancient board games still played today, like the Game of Ur, senet, warri, mahjong and chess.
26 February 2021
27 October 2020
Senior scientist Caroline Cartwright explores how these fascinating objects were made, and what they can tell us about the people they portray.
12 June 2020
Travel back to the 13th century BC and to Thebes – one of ancient Egypt’s most important cities. Ramesses II is reigning pharaoh and Thebes is a bustling city with impressive monuments, flourishing trade, delicious food and lively festivals.
14 February 2019
Love is everywhere on Valentine’s Day and the Museum is no exception. Join us on a tour of love stories from across the globe.
26 June 2018
This month Iszi presents the Members’ exclusive lecture from Joyce Tyldesley and explores the creation of a cultural icon, from its ancient origins to its modern context: its discovery, its display, and its dual role as a political pawn and artistic inspiration.