Rio’s Banco do Brasil Cultural Center Exposition is Sojourn Among the Lights of Ancient Egypt

In addition to the original pieces from antiquity - many of which were found in diggings during the 19th and early 20th centuries - there are replicas, such as the tomb of Queen Nefertari, wife of Ramses II, and a scenic pyramid at the center circle on the CCBB ground floor, measuring 6 meters in diameter.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With 140 pieces brought from the Egyptian Museum of Turin (Museo Egizio), in Italy, and 89 from other collections, the Banco do Brasil Cultural Center (CCBB) in Rio de Janeiro inaugurated, on Saturday, October 12th, "Ancient Egypt: from everyday life to eternity". The exposition, in addition to beautiful art works, exhibits aspects of culture and religion in ancient Egypt through style, materials, available technical resources and, most of all, the references used, such as their influence on the daily life of Egyptians in a period that spans from 4,000 to 30 years before Christ.

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