Art exhibitions in 2016 worth seeing

Updated: 2016-01-22 09:10


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2. Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds

Art exhibitions in 2016 worth seeing

A statue of god Hapi unearthed at the Thonis-Heracleion. [Photo/]

Address: The British Museum, London, UK

Time: May 19 - Nov 27, 2016

The British Museum is to stage a major exhibition on two lost Egyptian cities Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus, which sunk more than 1,000 years ago.

The exhibition will display nearly 200 pieces of relics unearthed beneath the seabed of the coastal port of Alexandria in Egypt by archaeologists between 1966 and 2012. Collections from the Egyptian Museum are also on display telling the stories of the ancient civilization.