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Sunderland

Current name(s) of destination(s): 
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens
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General
Institutional history: 

It was established in 1846, in the Athenaeum Building on Fawcett Street, the first municipally funded museum in the country outside London.

Notes on distribution: 

The museum holds 70 ancient Egyptian objects, only some of which are from excavation. The material from Sedment was donated in 1921 by Sir James Marr.

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Excavations from which artefacts are distributed: