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Batley, Bagshaw Museum

Current name(s) of destination(s): 
Batley, Bagshaw Museum
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Institutional history: 

The museum was established in 1911 and named after its first curator, Walter Bagshaw but the building itself was originally an estate of a wealthy mill owner. Bagshaw and his children collected a wide variety of objects for the local museum.  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.8px Arial; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}

The Ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern Collection was originally donated to Dewsbury Museum and was later transferred to Bagshaw Museum. They are now both part of Kirklees Community History Service. 

Notes on distribution: 

Probable still in collection.

Artefacts with distributed year of excavation unknown: 
Abydos (EES) 1899-1903 Hawara (years uncertain)
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Excavations from which artefacts are distributed: