LECTURE: O.Gurney Memorial Lecture - Exploring the early history of British archaeology in Turkey an

16 April 2015 18:30 to 21:00 | London

The British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y 5AH

Join renowned archaeologist Nicolò Marchetti, as he showcases new evidence from British archaeologists between 1876 and 1920 from the excavation site at Karkemish between Turkey and Syria.

In this lecture, Professor Marchetti will also present the archival research which has helped frame archaeological activities within the wider policies of their time.

Speaker: Nicolò Marchetti is Alma Mater Studiorum and Associate Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology at the University of Bologna. He is Director of the Turco-Italian Archaeological Expedition at Karkemish and Director of the School of Specialization on Archaeological Heritage.

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