23 Jan 2020 An ancient Egyptian priest who spoke his final words more than 3,000 years ago has been given a new voice thanks to a ground-breaking research project. The sound of Nesyamun, whose mummified remains are on display at Leeds…
https://museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/web-mummy.jpg300500Lizzy Wilson/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/LMG.pngLizzy Wilson2020-01-24 16:07:052020-01-24 16:07:05Research project recreates sound of museum’s famous mummy
23 Jan 2020 The fossilised remains of a spectacular marine reptile which once ruled the planet’s oceans have been given a new home in Leeds. The prehistoric bones of a Plesiosaur, thought to have died around 160 million years ago, have…
https://museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Plesiosaur-skeleton.jpg300500Sara Merritt/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/LMG.pngSara Merritt2020-01-23 13:12:282020-01-23 13:12:28Ples to meet you as prehistoric predator finds new home
16 Jan 2020 For Georgian virtuosos, it was the ideal instrument for showing audiences they were in a glass of their own. And this month, Leeds’s own incredible glass harp is set to strike a chord with visitors to a new exhibition celebrating…
https://museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/GlassHarp500x300.jpg300500Sara Merritt/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/LMG.pngSara Merritt2020-01-20 13:58:342020-01-20 13:58:34Museum’s unusual instrument is a real glass act
9 Dec 2019 It’s just the type of picture perfect Dickensian scene that’s an annual festive fixture on countless Christmas cards. And this week, visitors to Abbey House Museum will get the chance to follow in the footsteps of characters…
https://museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/AHMChristmas500x300.jpg300500Sara Merritt/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/LMG.pngSara Merritt2020-01-20 13:54:432020-01-20 14:00:46Great expectations as museum becomes the host of Christmas past
2 Dec 2019 Copies of the moving 3D images can be downloaded here. Powerful images of soldiers on the front lines of the First World War have been stunningly brought to life by a Leeds artist. Using a specialist type of vintage photography…
https://museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/WW1500x300.jpg300500Sara Merritt/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/LMG.pngSara Merritt2020-01-20 13:51:512020-01-20 14:00:07Historic WW1 photos brought to life for moving museums display
29 Nov 2019 For more than 160 years it's been a stalwart of the Leeds skyline, marking off some of the most important moments in the city's history. Now a new addition to the iconic Leeds Town Hall clock will capture a moment in the life…
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