The collectors


Benjamin 'Benny' Kent

Most of the collection came from Benjamin or 'Benny' Kent, a farmer from
Tatefield Hall in Beckwithshaw on the outskirts of Harrogate. 



James Robert Ogden

A smaller range of objects was donated by James Roberts Ogden, a Yorkshire-born jeweller.

Find out more about James Roberts Ogden.


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Talk by renowned Egyptologist Dr Joann Fletcher at the Mercer Art Gallery on 4th June 2014
Come along to try out all our Egyptian activities. Be a scientist, an Egyptian scribe or dress as a priest!

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