Queens of the Nile Exhibition at the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities

December 13, 2016 Moniek 0

Queens of the Nile will tell the unique story of the ancient Egyptians pharaohs’ wives during the New Kingdom period (1500 to 1000 BC). Visitors can admire 350 top archaeological pieces, including rare sculptures, magnificent jewellery and luxurious artefacts used by women at the Egyptian court, plus the sarcophagus cover and grave goods entombed with [read more]

Royal Bags Exhibition

December 7, 2016 Moniek 2

Who knew there was even such a thing as a bag and purse museum? I certainly didn’t! This particular one even has a special exhibition on royal bags, which even includes some historical women such as Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Queens Wilhelmina and Juliana. The exhibition itself is rather small, but the museum itself [read more]

Anna Pavlovna, a Colourful Queen – Exhibition

October 13, 2016 Moniek 0

Last week I went to the opening of the “Anna Pavlovna, a Colourful Queen”-exhibition, though for the Loo Palace most of the attention was focused on Queen Máxima, who came to open the exhibition. The actual exhibition appeared to be rather an afterthought and I found myself wandering around as we waited for a photo [read more]

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