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 seemed no coincidence that the sun shone bright on the day that we moved our statues of the Egyptian goddess Sekhmet, daughter of sun god Ra, from World Museum’s atrium to their new home in our Ancient Egypt: A journey through time gallery.
Author: Sir Robert Mond and Oliver Humphrys Myers
Publisher: Egypt Exploration Society
Start date: 1927
End date: 1927
Description: The excavation at Armant was not originally an Egypt Exploration Society project, it was being financed by the wealthy industrialist, Sir Robert Mond, but the Society undertook the publication of the work of Oliver Myers in the temple of Montu and the burial-place of the sacred bulls of the god.
See Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 74 (1988) pp. 39-55.
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