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).
It’s been a busy week in the run up to opening Animal Mummies Revealed, but somehow we managed to fit in X-raying seven animal mummies.
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.
Author: Blackman, A. M.
Publisher: Egypt Exploration Society
Description: An article that describes 9 Egyptian artefacts in the collection of Sir H. Rider Haggard kept at his home in Ditchingham, Norfolk. This is before they were donated to Norwich Castle Museum and subsequently purchased by Liverpool Museum in 1956.
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