The Egyptian Hall housed about 32,000 objects. Curiosities and oddities swiped by Captain CookAs well as the Great Hall holding the main collection, visitors could fork out an extra shilling and wander through a ‘cave’ to get to the Pantherion, which replicated an Indian forest. The Egyptian Hall was demolished in 1905 and a Starbucks now sits on the site, which is a relief, as London was running a bit short on them.
It was the first building in England to be influenced by the Egyptian styl
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