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.
Start date: 1897
End date: 1897
Description: Excavations undertaken by James Quibell and F. W. Green at Hierakonpolis (Kom el-Ahmar; ancient Nekhen) for the Egyptian Research Account.
J. E. Quibell and F. W. Green, Hierakonpolis, 2 volumes (London, 1900-2).
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