Treasures rediscovered

Treasures rediscovered

Fancy diving into something special? Even if ancient history isn’t usually of interest to you, this exhibition should go to the top of your list. The British Museum is currently showing the discovered artefacts from the lost cities of Canopus and Thonis-Heracleion, entitled ‘Sunken Cities’, found in diving expeditions during the 1990s in the Mediterranean. This effort is, in itself, is something to be marvelled at, and what is more, the exhibition itself is just mesmerising. It offers new and exciting opportunities to look closer at the artefacts that were situated at the heart of the trading centre of these cities. From enormous statues of the Monarchs of the era to the beautifully crafted gold jewellery traded at the time, these under-water hidden treasures have been stunningly preserved. One can interpret myths and legends, political tensions and sacred religious practices from these buried treasures.

 

The museum has put huge effort into providing informative and insightful displays together for the majority of the public with little knowledge of the period. Whilst the additional artefacts taken from Egyptian museums for this exhibition create a gentle flow through the exhibit and allows for appropriate contextualisation of the era, it is the preserved faces of the monarch heads, gently floating eerily in the water that make this display so captivating. Audiences can’t help but be moved by these amazing discoveries from cities as old as 12th century BC. So why not introduce a bit of culture to your weekend and indulge in something incredible.

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Covid-19 Update

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As we continue to adapt our designs and response to how we will build exhibition spaces throughout 2020 and beyond, we look at ways to better improve the built environment following COVID.

Regarding UK public exhibitions, we’re continuing to keep a close eye on governmental guidelines and maintaining communication with our valued clients. Any updates and protocols that may come into play tailored to the events & exhibition industry, we’re here and ready to assist you.

As we come out of the lockdown in the UK, we expect an influx of projects to return where earlier shows have been postponed to later in the year. We will do our best to facilitate last minute orders but strongly recommend giving us early notice where possible.

Internationally, we’re already back to work, delivering our projects and services overseas as many EU nations open up.