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: Newberry, P. E. and H. R. H Hall
Publisher: Burlington Fine Arts Club
Description: Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Burlington Fine Arts Club in London, 1921.
Available online: http://archive.org/details/cu31924030647683
Author: de Rustafjaell, Robert
Publisher: Anderson Galleries, Inc
Description: Available online http://hdl.handle.net/2027/nyp.33433081836128
Description: Sotheby's Sale Catalogue. 20-4 January 1913 for the collection formed by Robert de Rustafjaell (also known as the Col. Prince Roman Orbeliani collection).
Available online: http://openlibrary.org/books/OL13999031M/Catalogue_of_the_remaining_part_of_the_valuable_collection_of_Egyptian_antiquities
Author: Bourriau, Janine (editor)
Publisher: Egypt Exploraration Society
Description: A list of Egyptian antiquities acquired in 1978 by museums in the United Kingdom. The article contains a complete list of the Danson collection of Egyptian antiquities acquired by World Museum in 1977.
Start date: 1923-06
End date: 1923-06
Description: Auctions including Egyptian antiquities (155 lots) sold at Sotheby's 18 June 1923. A further collection belonging to his wife (Eleanor Frances Berens) was sold 29 July 1923 (lots 299-313) and 31 July 1923 (114 lots).
Start date: 1913-01-20
End date: 1913-01-20
Description: Sale of the collection of Egyptian antiquities formed by Robert de Rustafjaell (also known as the Col. Prince Roman Orbeliani collection).
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