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Exhibiting archaeology: constructing knowledge of Egypt at temporary exhibitions in London, 1884-1939

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Between 1884 and 1939 the Egypt Exploration Fund (later Society) and the British School of Archaeology in Egypt held a series of annual exhibitions in London to showcase the finds of each archaeological season. Displaying artefacts excavated just weeks before, alongside new archaeological interpretations and interpretive devices, and in varying locations across the capital, these temporary exhibitions functioned as network hubs for the circulation of disciplinary objects and knowledge. Est...

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Sub department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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DPhil studentship as part of the AHRC-funded project 'Artefacts of Excavation: The International Distribution of Finds from British Excavations in Egypt, 1880-1980'.
Funding agency for:
Williams, AE
Grant:
AH/L004569/1
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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