Liverpool museum publishes Ancient Egypt collection online

Started by gash, September 16, 2016, 05:11:56 pm

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World Museum has over 16,000 objects from ancient Egypt and Nubia, making it one of the largest collections in Great Britain. The objects come from a timespan of over 5000 years that comprehensively represent the evolving cultures of the Nile Valley, from the prehistory to the Byzantine Period.

The museum not only has a superb variety of popular objects, such as mummies, coffins, sculpture and jewellery, but also objects of great historical importance such as a distinctive group of papyrus from the 11th century BC that contain the only written evidence of tomb robbery in the Valley of the Kings (KV9  - the tomb of Rameses VI).

The Egyptian gallery is currently closed, undergoing an exciting refurbishment. Now, for the first time, we are sharing more than 1300 objects from Ancient Egypt collection online.

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