Monday, 26 November 2018

News from the Valley of the Kings

Sarcophagi discovered at Luxor site
Photo: Reuters, from BBC News website


Exciting news from The Valley of the Kings. A new tomb has been uncovered. This sounds like exactly the sort of dig that Cleo and Ryan would love to have been involved in. It's fascinating to know that new discoveries are still being made all the time - we still have so much to learn about our past.
Read all about it.

Sunday, 25 February 2018

The First Emperor Comes to Liverpool

Now you don't have to go all the way to China to find out about the setting for The Dragon Path.

A magnificent exhibition about the First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors has just arrived at the World Museum in Liverpool and will be there until October 2018.

I was lucky enough to see the terracotta warriors and the other treasures from the site around the tomb on my research trip to China, but I will definitely be calling in at this exhibition. Luckily I have a few trips to Liverpool coming up when I'll be visiting my amazing Patron of Reading School, Kensington Community Primary School, so I should have chance to pop in soon.

Even if you can't get to Liverpool to see the exhibition in person, do have a look at the museum website - there are some fascinating short videos all about it.

If you go to the exhibition, I'd love to know what you think! I'm pretty sure you will be amazed!

Find out more about the exhibition here.