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).
Building works have now begun on an exciting new project to develop our ancient Egypt gallery, enabling us to tell the fascinating story of how Liverpool acquired its world-renowned ancient Egyptian collection.
Author: Henri Frankfort
Publisher: Egypt Exploration Society
Description: Henri Frankfort 'The Cemeteries of Abydos: Work of the Season 1925-26' in Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 16 (1930) pp.213-219.
Start date: 1925
End date: 1925
Description: Excavations directed by Henri Frankfort for the Egypt Exploration Society resumed at Abydos in 1925. Only a summary of the results were published by Frankfort in the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 16, pp. 213-219.
World Museum did not subscribe to this excavation but in 1956 the museum purchased much of Norwich Castle Museum's Egyptian collection which contained Egypt Exploration Society excavated material donated by the East Anglia Egyptian Society who subscribed to the EES excavations at Abydos and Amarna. We have 19 items from these excavations.
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