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: Olga Tufnell et al.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Description: 1 of 4 volumes of the Wellcome-Marston Archaeological Research Expedition to the Near East. Published for the Trustees of the late Sir Henry Wellcome by Oxford University Press.
Start date: 1932
End date: 1932
Description: Sir Henry Wellcome co-funded along with Sir Charles Marston (and Sir Robert Mond), work done by the archaeologist James Leslie Starkey (1895-1938), at Lachish (Tell ed Duweir), in the Levant, from October 1932.
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