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1706


Sunderland


Penshaw Church, Egyptian tablet


Penshaw


NZ35SW


Religious Ritual and Funerary



Inscribed Stone


Prehistoric



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Penshaw Church is a 19th century church of fairly plain design. In the nave of the church, on the left hand wall towards the communion rail, there is a stone tablet of pink granite. This is a fragment of the Great Pyramid of Ghyzeh near Cairo.


3292


5393


NZ32925393



<< HER 1706 >> Tyne and Wear County Council, 1985, Penshaw Monument and the River Wear leaflet

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