Curator’s Talk: Following in John Garstang’s Footprints


Curator’s Talk: Following in John Garstang’s Footprints
Dr. Alan M. Greaves
Interim Head of Department, Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology

12 November 2015, Thursday
RCAC, 3rd Floor, Workshop Room

The exhibition aims to highlight the international contributions of John Garstang towards the study of archaeology in Turkey and the Near East. Garstang’s photos from his survey of Anatolia and North Syria in 1907 established for the first time the full extent of the ancient Hittite Empire. The images he captured during that survey form the basis of this exhibition. Organized in collaboration with the University of Liverpool, the exhibition consists of photos and archival materials from the Garstang Museum of Archaeology and British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara (BIAA). Most of the digital materials from the University of Liverpool archive are on display at the exhibition for the first time in over a century.

The curator of the exhibition Alan M. Greaves will talk about Garstang’s Anatolia journey in 1907. The talk will be in English only.