Pharos, the lighthouse at Alexandria, was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Towering 440 feet above the harbour, it guided seafarers towards the Egyptian city, home to the great library and museum.

This website is designed to guide the visitor through the extensive collections of the Fitzwilliam Museum, illuminating a selection of the treasures it contains.

The site is navigated by buttons in left hand margin. Please note that all thumbnail images in the text can be enlarged by clicking on them once.

Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund
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