Blackburn, Blackburn Museum

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Blackburn, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery
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The Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery orginally opened as a museum and library in 1874, and houses collections in Fine Art, Decorative Arts Natural and Social History, collections of coins and manuscripts and South Asian Art and Egyptology. The Egyptology collections are largely result of John Garstang, who was a native of the town. 

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In response to an enquiry made in 2012 Blackburn Museum reported that they looked after 48 objects attributed to the Egypt Exploration Fund. Altogether, the museum holds about 329 ancient Egyptian objects. 

There are also find from the EES work at Sesebi 1936-37.

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