09 December 2017
Ian Trumble 'Egypt in Bolton'
The Bolton Museum holds one of the largest British Egyptology collections outside London, including a world-renowned selection of ancient textiles. In this talk, Ian explains his curatorial role in the collection's substantial refurbishment and re-display, accommodating a replica of the tomb of Tuthmose III, prior to its reopening in the summer of 2018.
This talk is followed by the Christmas Social, with fun and games and festive nibbles.
Ian is chairman of the Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology Society. His biography is on the website boltonaes.co.uk and is reproduced here.
'Ian is an archaeologist currently working as a curator based at Bolton Museum. He earned his honours degree archaeology at the University of Manchester and his master's degree in landscape archaeology at the University of Sheffield. He became chair of BAES in 2013, and is also secretary of CBA North-West Industrial Archaeology Panel; on the committee for Wigan Archaeology Society and a leader at Manchester Young Archaeologists Club.