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Representing archaeology in museums

Representing archaeology in museums

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Published by Society of Museum Archaeologists in Winchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antiquities -- Collection and preservation -- Congresses.,
  • Archaeological museums and collections -- Congresses.,
  • Museum techniques -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by G.T. Denford.
    SeriesThe museum archaeologist / Society of Museum Archaeologists -- v 22, Museum archaeologist -- v 22
    ContributionsDenford, G. T., Society of Museum Archaeologists.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAM141 .R47 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination244 p. :
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20389650M
    ISBN 101871855101
    OCLC/WorldCa37268629

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    These nine papers are from a session of the EAA 8th Conference, held in Thessalonike in , which aimed to explore Europe's fascination with Egypt, as reflected in museum collections across the continent, the history of Egyptology and new archaeological evidence for contacts between Europe and Egypt during Late Antiquity. Located in the heart of Suva’s Thurston Gardens, the Fiji Museum holds a remarkable collection, which includes archaeological material dating back 3, years and cultural objects representing both Fiji’s indigenous inhabitants and the other communities that have settled in .

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