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Stromness shabtis (1)

Egypt in the Highlands and Islands

Find our more about ancient Egyptian collections in Argyll and Bute, Eilean Siar, Highland, Orkney and Shetland.


Stromness Museum

Stromness Museum is an independent museum managed by volunteers from the Orkney Natural History Society. Dating back to 1812, the museum has had a number of homes. The displays discuss the maritime and natural history of Orkney. Within the collection there are a small number of ancient Egyptian objects including two faience shabtis of a temple overseer.

Collections size: <10 objects

Two faience shabtis

Two faience shabtis from Stromness Museum's collection. © Stromness Museum

Ancient Egyptian Collections in Highlands And Islands
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