Excavated Artefacts

This series of pages will focus on the excavated finds themselves from unusual biographies to factsheets on object types and chronologies. We will also be including here resources to help you discover such stories for yourself through a series of guides to identifying excavated objects in collections and how to access their hidden histories.

1) Object Marks: many excavated objects were marked by team members with letters or numbers recording which tomb, deposit or other context an object was found in. These pages are a guide to some examples

Beads from Amarna excavated in 1891 now in the Petrie Museum (UC1957)