Plaque showing King Amenemhat IV offering ointment to the god Atum, Lord of Heliopolis  <br/> Lebanon, Byblos  <br/> 12th Dynasty, reign of Amenemhat IV, about 1808–1799 BCE  <br/> gold<br/> H 2.9 cm, W 3.1 cm, D 0.1 cm  <br/> British Museum, London <br/> EA59194<br/> © The Trustees of the British Museum

This winter, celebrate three thousand years of ancient Egyptian art and culture. Pharaoh, the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces® 2024 exhibition explores the fascinating lives, myths and images of ancient Egypt’s all-powerful kings with over 500 exquisite works of art, design and architecture.