Institute of Archaeology, Liverpool

Reference: Ure Museum Archive/Drawer D/23Date: early 20thCExtent: The Ure Museum acquired artefacts from the Liverpool Institute of Archaeology in 1923, the Museum's archive holds papers relating to this acquisition.

Founded in 1904 as part of the University of Liverpool, John Garstang was the Professor of Methods and Practice there until the 1950s. More information on the Ure Museum’s collection of Egyptian antiquities purchased from Liverpool and the historical context of the excavation and acquisition can be found in the Ure Museum’s exhibition “Egypt in Reading“.

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