Part of National Museums Liverpool
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).
What colour should the sand be? This was just one of the many things we had to think about when installing the pit burial case for the new Ancient Egypt gallery.
Author: Bienkowski, Piotr; Tooley, Angela
Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office
Description: A 130 page illustrated book that focuses on the Egyptian antiquities in World Museum's collections to provide a colourful introduction to the land and its culture in the Pharaonic period. An appendix explains the history of the collection and includes information about the Lady Lever Art Gallery Egyptian collection, which is also part of National Museums Liverpool.
Start date: 1970-01-27
End date: 1970-01-27
Description: The museum created a travelling exhibition consisiting of 8 artefacts and display material for a showcase illustrating the topic of writing in ancient Egypt. The group was arranged in a showcase and was loaned to Joseph Williams Primary School, Gateacre, Merseyside, between 27 January - 27 February 1970.