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The Egypt Centre welcomes enquiries from all researchers.

Please note the Egypt Centre has a full searchable database.

We also have more detailed information on selected items.

We frequently receive enquiries from students doing research projects. The following notes are intended to help them:

There are approximately 6000 items in the collection. Most of them were collected by the pharmacist Sir Henry Wellcome. Others came to us from: the British Museum; Aberystwyth University; National Museums and Galleries of Wales Cardiff; the Royal Albert Museum and Art Gallery, Woking College, and also private donors.

Sir Henry Wellcome collected items from excavations. Included in the Egypt Centre collection are items from Armant, Amarna, Esna, Mostagedda, etc. Additionally he collected items from individuals. These included De Rustafjaell, Gayer-Anderson, Berens, and MacGregor.

For further information please contact the Curator k.griffin@swansea.ac.uk