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This is one of the most fascinating sections of the museum, not to be missed. Apart from collections in Egypt and possibly France this is probably the finest collection of Ancient Egyptian memorabilia in the world today.
Rapid advances in the technology and social organisation of Egypt during the fifth millennium BC produced a material culture of increasing sophistication. Further innovations followed in about 3100 BC when the separate Predynastic peoples of upper and lower Egypt were united under a single ruler.
The resulting increase in wealth and strong central control led to dramatic achievements in architecture, writing and fine goods, culminating in the building of the Great Pyramids of Giza in around 2600 BC.
And do not fail to view the Rosetta Stone. The Rosetta Stone is one of the most important objects in the British Museum as it holds the key to understanding Egyptian hieroglyphs...
» The Rosetta Stone