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Reception of the ancient world

Reception studies focus on how the ancient world has been received since antiquity.

Communities and computers

Communities and computers

Archaeology on the web

For decades, archaeologists have been trying to create meaningful engagement with stakeholder communities. The continued development of the internet has provided new and diverse opportunities for participation, but also a variety of new hurdles.

Written by Eleanor Q. Neil

Curating in colour

Curating in colour

Seeing Blackness in post-18th century Greco-Roman collecting culture

Our understanding of ethnic diversity within the classical world owes much to how museums have curated their Greco-Roman antiquities. These collections were strongly influenced by the interests and values of the original collectors themselves, many of whom were antiquarians living and working in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This article raises the question of whether their traditions have had an impact on how we understand and curate Black bodies in Greco-Roman galleries today.

Written by Rheba Macha

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