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More than 1,300 items from our significant Egyptology collection. The full collection is one of the largest in the UK with 16,000 items spanning from the Prehistoric (c.5300 BC) to the end of the Byzantine Period (642 AD).
It seemed no coincidence that the sun shone bright on the day that we moved our statues of the Egyptian goddess Sekhmet, daughter of sun god Ra, from World Museum’s atrium to their new home in our Ancient Egypt: A journey through time gallery.
Author: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders
Publisher: British School of Archaeology in Egypt
Description: Record of Petrie's Egyptian Research Account excavations at Saft el-Hinna.
Start date: 1905
End date: 1905
Description: Excavation directed by Professor Flinders Petrie for the British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1905 - 1906. The excavations were published in Flinders Petrie, 'Hyksos and Israelite Cities' (London, 1906).
For more information visit the Digital Egypt for Universities pages on the University College London website: http://www.digitalegypt.ucl.ac.uk/tellelyahudiyeh/index.html
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