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Egypt, Europe and Manchester
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The chapter recounts the context of acquisition of Egyptian material in Manchester in the nineteenth century within the wider context of Anglo-Egyptian relations and the 1882 British invasion of Egypt. The connection between Manchester’s role in the textile industry and cotton production and Egypt as a source of cotton plants is explored, and growing interest in Egyptology in Manchester through the 1887 Golden Jubilee Exhibition and the establishment of the Manchester Egyptian Mummy Project in the 1970s.

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