Town has hidden hoard of ancient Egyptian artefacts
THESE amazing artefacts, made around 3,000 years ago, are part of Wigan’s collection of priceless treasures from ancient Egypt.
The extraordinary trove of almost 40 objects from the great civilisation which flourished along the banks of the Nile is owned by Wigan Council.
Experts who have viewed the artefacts say some of the pieces would not be out of place in a national museum as they are extremely important both for their beautiful craftsmanship and the light they shed on Ancient Egypt’s long and complicated history.
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