The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology at the University College London preserves the teaching collection of Sir William Flinders Petrie, one of Britain's greatest archaeologists and has built upon it. It has a great collection of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeological finds, including the world's oldest dress made from beads dating back to 2800 BC, sculpture and wall reliefs, items of everyday use, papyri, cartonnage and pottery.
Malet Pl, WC1E 6BT
Nearest Transit: Euston Square (Lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan)
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