History of Archaeology related Activities in britain (And Beyond).
Aurel Stein Photographs
Royal Asiatic Society
14 Stephenson Way
A small display in the Reading Room of the Royal Asiatic Society features a selection of archaeologist and explorer Aurel Stein's photographs. Hungarian-born Stein undertook extensive expeditions to Central Asia and China in the early 20th century, and the photographs on display are a selection from over 800 Stein images in the Society's archive. Read more about the display here.
Missione Egitto 1903-1920:
L'Avventura Archaeologica M. I. A. Raccontata
11 March-3 September 2017
Museo Egizio Turin, Italy
Via Accademia Delle Scienze 6
An exhibition charting the history of the Italian Mission to Egypt, and charting the life and work of Italian archaeologist Ernesto Schiaperelli. Ticket to Museum & Exhibition €17 (adults) Further details here.
Postcards as Archives: "Excavating" Popular Archaeology at the Turn of the Century
8 March 2017, 6-7 pm
Room 209, UCL Institute of Archaeology
Katy Soar (Royal Holloway) will discuss the history of picture postcards showing Arthur Evans' excavations at Knossos, on Crete, during the Edwardian period.
Further details here.
20 May - 4 June 2017
Grosvenor Museum, Chester
Until 7 April 2017
University Women's Club
(Visits by appointment)
1-28 February 2017
Geological Society, Burlington House
Raising Horizons is a collaboration between photographer Leonora Saunders and Trowelblazers. The exhibition features photographs of 14 scholars-of-today portraying 14 scholars-of-yesterday - all women active in archaeology, geology and palaeontology.
The exhibition website is: www.raisinghorizons.co.uk
For more information see the project crowdfunding Indigogo page.
The exhibition has also been profiled in the Evening Standard.