UCL Festival of Culture: Tour of UCL Institute of Archaeology Collections
03 June 2019, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm
Tour the UCL Institute of Archaeology Collections as part of the UCL Festival of Culture 2019!
This event is free.
UCL Festival of Culture team
ReceptionInstitute of Archaeology31-34 Gordon SquareLondonWC1H 0PYUnited Kingdom
Come and see ‘behind the scenes’ of the UCL Institute of Archaeology’s teaching and reference Collections with Ian Carroll (Collections Manager).
They include prehistoric ceramics and stone artefacts from many parts of the world as well as collections of Classical Greek and Roman ceramics. There are extensive collections of archaeobotanical and zooarchaeological material which act as a primary source for the identification of plant and animal remains. Collections of minerals and other materials form part of the teaching resource for the study of early technology. Western Asiatic material includes the famous Petrie collection of Palestinian artefacts excavated by Sir Flinders Petrie, and from Jericho, material excavated by the renowned British archaeologist Kathleen Kenyon, best known for her excavations of Jericho in 1952–1958.
The UCL Festival of Culture is a week long programme of free talks, panel discussions, screenings, performances, and tours showcasing the exceptional breadth and quality of the arts, humanities and social sciences at UCL.