Katy Perry visits British Museum

14:31 30 May 2014

Katy Perry with the 3,000 year old granite fist (Photo: Katy Perry/Instagram)

Katy Perry with the 3,000 year old granite fist (Photo: Katy Perry/Instagram)

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Katy Perry took a trip to the British Museum yesterday ahead of the third of her four sell-out shows at the 02 Arena.

Katy Perry poses with a mummy in the British museum (Photo: Katy Perry/Instagram)Katy Perry poses with a mummy in the British museum (Photo: Katy Perry/Instagram)

She seems to have greatly enjoyed the visit and encouraged her 5.2 million followers on instagram to go.

“Yo!” she tweeted whilst posing with an Egyptian mummy, “go check out Ancient lives, new discoveries @ The British Museum!!! To learn about our past is to know our future bb’s” (sic)

In another photograph she posed with an ancient Egyptian granite fist which is over 3,000 years old.

The photo was accompanied by the message: “This is ancient stone fist so a fist bump was only appropriate #brah”

A centaur fights with a lapith in this 2,300 year old sculptureA centaur fights with a lapith in this 2,300 year old sculpture

Her final photograph was of a sculpture of a centaur and a human fighting which is over 2,000 years old.
“Fighting over hoes since 300BC” she instagrammed.

Have you been to the Ancient Lives exhibition? Will you now? Tweet us @London24.
At the time of publication, the British Museum had not responded to a request for comment.

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