Part of National Museums Liverpool
More than 2,700 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).
Currently on display in Ancient Egypt Gallery, Level 3, World Museum
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: Manniche, Lise
Publisher: Deutscher Kunstverlag
Author: Petrie, W. M. F., Garstang, J., and Mace, A. C.
Publisher: Egypt Exploration Fund
Author: Randall-MacIver, David and Mace, Arthur Cruttenden
Publisher: Egypt Exploration Society
Description: Publication of the Egypt Exploration Society excavations at cemeteries in the Abydos and el Amrah region. With a chapter by F. Ll. Griffith.
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: 1899
End date: 1899
Description: Excavations directed by Flinders Petrie at Abydos for the Egypt Exploration Fund. The museum provided financial sponsorship towards the costs and received a share of the finds that the Egyptian authorities allowed to be exported outside of Egypt.
The museum subscribed to the 1899-1900 excavations and received 179 finds that were accessioned on 24 September 1900, accession series 24.9.00.56-126 (mainly Early Dynastic finds from the Royal Tombs...)
The museum subscribed to the 1900-1901 excavations and received 114 finds that were accessioned on 14 October 1901, accession series 14.10.01.1-53 (mainly Early Dynastic finds from the Royal Tombs but also Middle Kingdom finds from tombs D79 and D81).
The museum subscribed to the 1901-1902 Abydos excavations and received 57 finds that were accessioned on 16 September 1902, accession series 16.9.02.1-57 (...)
Start date: 1900-07-02
End date: 1900-07-02
Description: Exhibition of Antiquities from Excavations at Abydos Found by the Egypt Exploration Fund and the Egyptian Research Account. Exhibited by Permission of the Council at University College, Gower St., London WC, July 2nd to July 28th 1900.
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