History of Archaeology related Activities in britain (And Beyond).
The Stuff of Legend: Heinrich Schliemann's Life and Work
American School of Classical Studies in Athens
This digital exhibition explores the life of German excavator Heinrich Schliemann, the Homer-obsessive who is known for his excavations at Troy, Mycenae and Tiryns in the late 19th century. The exhibition draws on his extensive archive.
Mycenae from Myth to History
Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cambridge
till 10 December, 2021
An exhibition of Robert McCabe's photographs of ancient Mycenae, taken in 1955 at the request of site director Alan Wace. The exhibition features the site and surrounds, with captions to incorporate local histories and people.
Greece Re-Created: Classical Inspiration at Belsay Hall
Great North Museum: Hancock
An exhibition on the collector Charles Monck (1779-1867), who lived at Belsay Hall in Northumberland, featuring extracts from his diary of his honeymoon in Greece and artefacts from the Shefton Collection.
Exhibition Website: greece-recreated.com/
Great North Museum: Hancock Website: greatnorthmuseum.org.uk/
Mediterranean Threads: 18th and 19th Century Greek Embroideries
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
12 Sep 2020-Feb 2021
This online exhibition is part of the Ashmolean's Museum from Home series. It focuses on 18th and 19th century textiles from the Mediterranean in the Ashmolean's collection. Many of these were collected by noted early 20th c British archaeologist John Linton Myres, who spent time travelling and excavating in Greece and Cyprus.
See the exhibition here.
The British Museum
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London
The British Museum has recently re-launched an enhanced edition of the "Collecting Histories" trail, which had been developed in 2019. The "Collecting and Empire" trail showcases the imperial/colonial histories of 15 artefacts on display in the British Museum, including objects collected from Greece, Egypt, Turkey, Sudan, Nigeria, Virginia, Canada, Java and China.
Download the trail here.