Part of National Museums Liverpool
More than 2700 items from our internationally significant Egyptology collection. The full collection is one of the largest in the UK with nearly 20,000 items spanning from the Prehistoric (c. 5300 BC) to the end of the Byzantine Period (AD 642).
Currently on display in Ancient Egypt Gallery, Level 3, World Museum
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Author: Newberry, Percy; Peet, Thomas Eric
Publisher: City of Liverpool Public Museums
Description: The original handbook and guide was largey the work of Professor Newberry, before he retired from the Chair of Egyptology at the University of Liverpool. Professor T. E. Peet saw its completion, but also its revison in subsequent editions. The section on Meroe has been written by Miss D M Vaughan, M.A.
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