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Expand your experience in Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds with a free audio guide that can be accessed using your own device.


Brent Benjamin, The Barbara B. Taylor Director of the Saint Louis Art Museum, introduces Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds

Stop 1

Stele of Thonis-Heracleion
Thonis-Heracleion, 380 BC

Stop 2

Coins and Jewelry

Stop 3

Naos of Amun-Gereb
Thonis-Heracleion, c.322-120 BC

Stop 4

Osiris and His Family

Stop 5

Osiris on His Funeral and Revival Bed
Abydos, c.1773–1650 BC

Stop 6

The Mysteries of Osiris

Stop 7

Scuttled Boat

Stop 8

Statue of Arsinoë II
Canopus, c.300–200 BC

Stop 9

Head of Serapis with Kalathos
Canopus, c.200–100 BC

Stop 10

Priest Holding an Osiris-Canopus
Alexandria, c.100 BC–AD 200

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