History of Archaeology related Activities in britain (And Beyond).
Hampi: Photography and Archaeology in South India
Open till 22 January 2023
A free photography exhibition at the British Library, showcasing 19th and 20th century photographs of archaeological sites in India.
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.
Unsilencing The Archives: The Labourers of the Tell-en-Nasbeh Excavations (1926-1935)
Bade Museum, California
Focusing on the workers employed on the Pacific School of Religion's excavations at Tell-en-Nasbeh in Mandate Palestine. The exhibition features photographs, film and documents from the Bade Museum archives and elsewhere.
Launch event: www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuxVySUq360
Unlocking the Lawrence Collection
Society of Antiquaries Library
Open during Library hours, 10-5 Mon-Fri
A display of photographs taken by archaeologist Thomas Edward Lawrence, later "Lawrence of Arabia" from the Society's collections. The photographs cover Lawrence's cycling holidays in France, during his days as a student at Oxford University.
until 23 September 2018
South Lecture Room
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Curated by Dr Christina Riggs, the exhibition reveals the history and symbolism of Harry Burton's iconic photographs of the discoveries made in Tutankhamun's tomb in the early 1920s.
The Lost City of London
3-29 October 2017
A free photography exhibition charting excavations in the City of London after the Second World War. Details are here.
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.
Raising Horizons Exhibition
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.