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: 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.
Description: Sale catalogue of Henry Martin Kennard's Egyptian antiquities collection sold as 743 lots at Sotheby's 16 - 19 July 1912, realizing £5,220. There are objects from this sale within World Museum's collection via Sir Francis Danson and Sir Henry Wellcome.
Start date: 1912-07-16
End date: 1912-07-16
Description: Sale of a collection of Egyptian antiquities sold by Henry Martin Kennard, Patron and collector of Egyptology (743 lots).
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