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Deposit archaeological material

The Museum of Archaeology is the site of deposit for archaeological collections excavated in Durham City. For material collected across the rest of County Durham, please contact the Bowes Museum.

Excavators should contact Curator Gemma Lewis for further information.

Please download the Durham County Council Charging Scheme information for full conditions of deposit (see the box on the right hand side of the page).

Object identification

Museum staff are happy to try to help you learn more about an object you would like an opinion on. Please note that we cannot give valuations. 

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