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Petrie @ BSA

Mr. Petrie, too, came from Egypt to join us for a time, and his valuable work on the Mycenae discoveries will soon appear in the Hellenic Journal. The quote above appears in the British School at Athens (BSA) Annual Report by the Director, E.A. Gardner, for the academic session 1890-1891. In this Annual Report, Gardner […]

Wandering Scholars: D.G. Hogarth and the Art of Travel

David George Hogarth first arrived at the British School at Athens in 1887, only a few months after it began operation; more students soon followed in his wake. However, unlike his fellow students, Hogarth was attracted to a field outside mainstream Classical or Byzantine subjects. As a result, he spent time in Asia Minor under […]

Rule II and the Origins of the SPHS Photographic Collection

Rule II. To collect drawings, facsimiles, transcripts, plans, and photographs of Greek inscriptions, MSS., works of art, ancient sites and remains, and with this view to invite travellers to communicate to the Society notes or sketches of archaeological and topographical interest. When the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies (SPHS) was founded in 1879, […]

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