Egyptian treasures in the Nicholson Museum, Sydney

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Abstract

The Nicholson Museum, located in the grounds of the University of Sydney, houses what is arguably Australia's finest and most extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities. Spanning every period of Egyptian history from the Predynastic to Graeco-Roman era and beyond, the collection is remarkable for its depth and quality. Even more intriguing is how it came to be assembled in a country so far away from the Nile Valley.
Original languageEnglish
Pages19-22
Number of pages4
Volume8
Specialist publicationEgyptian Archaeology
PublisherEgypt Exploration Society
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Museum collections
  • Egypt -- Antiquities
  • museum research
  • cultural heritage
  • university museums

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