THOSE who have ever wanted to write like an Egyptian are invited to join a hieroglyphics beginners course at Bolton Museum.

The first such course was a sell out and now the museum, which is home to a large Egyptian collection, which is showcased in a new interactive gallery.

During the ten week course, beginners will be helped at every step of the way to learn the basics in understanding the written language of Ancient Egypt.

They will learn by working with real Ancient Egyptian objects from the museum collection

The course is suitable for ages 16-plus.

It will take place from 10am to 12pm from Wednesday.October 2 October to Wednesday, December 11.

The cost of the course is £50 per person. All materials and tuition included.

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