An image of one of the objects from the Dundee McManus Museum collection that was donated by Duncan. Shown is the object label with Duncan’s name and the year it was labelled and possibly accessioned into the museum – 1943. The ‘1’ seen on the label could represent the object standing in his collection, being object ‘1’. Image courtesy of Alice Stevenson
I am a postgraduate student at University College London (UCL) doing my masters in Museum Studies. I’m currently working on the Artefacts of Excavation Project (AoE) in an effort to find out more about some very interesting people in the world of Egyptology.
Document which shows the objects from Rifeh sent to Rochadle in 1907. It can be read that 3 soul houses much broken, 1 restored and a tray of offerings are part of the material. Courtesy of the Touchstones Rochdale Museum
Jocelyn Miyara, UCL MA student Egyptian Archaeology
Hi Petrie Blog! I've just finished up a year of volunteering in the Petrie while studying for an MA in Egyptian Archaeology at UCL. Volunteering has been a great way to balance out my time in the classroom and the library with some time looking at and handling real ancient artifacts.
Stela of Nebuhotep found during the BSAE excavation at Sedment 1920-21 and now in the National Gallery of Victoria.
Petrie’s camp at Sedment where Captain Edward Eustace Miller worked in the 1920-21 season.
Katee in the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Over a two-week internship, I attempted to trace the scale of finds distribution from British excavations to Australia and New Zealand between 1880 and 1980 within the context of the larger global distribution network.
by Alice Stevenson, Curator Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL
What have London’s Kew Gardens, Japan’s Kyoto University and the USA’s Cedar Rapids Masonic Lodge Iowa got in common? They all care for Egyptian objects excavated by British-led teams in the late 19th and early 20th century, as do some 280 other institutions around the worl