Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

Museum in The West End

With some 80,000 artefacts, this is one of the most impressive collections of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeology in the world. The old-fashioned displays in glass cases and outdated presentation don’t really do much to highlight them, though. Torches are available to pierce the gloomier recesses of the collection.

The museum is named after Professor William Flinders Petrie (1853–1942), who uncovered many of the items during his excavations and donated them to the university in 1933.


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