The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
by Alice Stevenson
Publisher: UCL Press 2015
Number of pages: 63
The Museum holds more than 80,000 objects and is one of the largest and finest collections of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeology in the world. Richly illustrated and engagingly written, the book moves back and forth between recent history and the ancient past, between objects and people. Experts discuss the discovery, history and care of key objects in the collections such as the Koptos lions and Roman era panel portraits.
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