Nottingham Castle Museum, Art Gallery

Visited on 26th July 2014

Address: Nottingham Castle, Lenton Rd, Nottingham NG1 6EL

Website: http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/Castle

001 002 004 005 006 007

Telephone: 0115 915 3700

Opening Hours:

15th, February – 2nd, November 2014

Mondays             Closed

Open Monday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm

Monday, 3rd November 2014 –  Friday 13th, February 2015

Mondays, Tuesdays    Closed

Open Wednesdays – Sundays, 10am – 4pm

Last paid admittance into the Castle grounds is one hour before closing time, and last entrance to the shops, café and museums is 30 minutes before closing time.

Admission Charges

Adults – £5.50, Concessions (under 14s, over 60s & UK students) – £4

Egyptian and Roman Collection

http://www.cornucopia.org.uk/html/search/verb/GetRecord/7189

The museum holds 200 ancient Egyptian objects, however, most are not currently on public view.

Classes of objects represented in the collection include: amulets; coffins; coins; faience figures; flints; funerary cone; furniture (head-rests); glass vessels; jewellery; metal figures; animal remains (mummies); human remains (mummies); papyri; pottery; scarabs; shabtis; cosmetic palettes; stelae (stone); stone figures; stone vessels; textiles/leather; toilet articles; tomb models; wooden figures.

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Objects are known to have come from the following locations in Egypt (with the name of the excavator/sponsor and year of excavation given where possible): Abydos (Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900-1901); Alexandria; Beni Hasan (Garstang – Liverpool University, 1904); Gerzeh (Petrie et al. – British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1910-1911); Harageh (Engelbach – British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1913-1914); Hawara (Petrie et al. – British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1910-1911); Lahun; Mazghuneh (Petrie et al. – British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1910-1911); Medinet Al-Fayum; Memphis (Petrie and Mackay – British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1908-1913); Naucratis (Petrie and Griffith – Egypt Exploration Fund, 1884-1886); Riqqeh (Engelbach et al. – British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1912-1913); Saqqarah; Tarkhan (Petrie et al – British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1911-1913); Thebes; Wadi Djen.

 

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