Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology Society are delighted to announce that the society has contributed to Bolton Museum and Art Gallery’s recent purchase of a new object for the museum’s ancient Egyptian gallery. Dating to the reign of Thutmose III, the piece is a faience dish and was purchased from a private dealer via an the London auction house, Bonhams. The purchased piece is actually a large missing section of a faience piece already held within the museum’s collection. Please click on the links below to read all about the discovery and purchase of the object as well as BAES’ role in the process.

https://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/18021898.pot-luck-unearths-missing-egyptian-artefact—now-show-bolton-museum/

https://www.bolton.gov.uk/news/article/626/pot-luck-unearths-missing-piece-of-3500-year-old-egyptian-dish