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 over 16,000 items spanning from the Prehistoric (c. 5300 BC) to the end of the Byzantine Period (642 AD).
Currently on display in Ancient Egypt Gallery, Level 3, World Museum
One of my favourite parts of being a curator is the detective work done in storerooms, archives and libraries.
Author: Newberry, Percy
Description: Professor Percy Newberry was very familiar with MacGregor's collection and produced the text for Sotheby's catalogue. There is useful detail, such as where the objects were collected and some photographs.
Author: Garstang, John
Publisher: Archibald Constable and Co Ltd
Description: John Garstang's account of his excavations of the lower cemetery at Beni Hassan during two winter seasons 1902-03 and 1903-04 (250p, 231 b/w illus). A 34 page appendix gives an inventory of most objects found within the tombs and has reference to where some objects were located at the time of publication. Those marked as being at Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology are now either in 2 museums in Liverpool: World Museum or the Garstang Museum of Archaeology.
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