Tag Archives: Great North Museum: Hancock

William Hutton – The first man to walk Hadrian’s Wall?

The Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail has become a hugely popular route for walkers who want to experience this unique historical feature while also taking on board plenty of exercise and Northumbrian fresh air. The Trail was first opened in… Read more

Hieroglyphic conundrum

I have a great challenge for any hieroglyphic readers out there… Two years ago I did some work on the coffins of Irtyru, one of the Great North Museum: Hancock mummies using infra-red photography (with the help of my colleague,… Read more