A discussion of the people, excavations, research and events associated with the British School at Athens
Monday, 3 March 2008
The BSA and Egypt: Naukratis Excavation Fund
Just over £187 was raised for the excavation of Naukratis in 1899 by David Hogarth. The main donor was the Society of Dilettanti with £100. The Fitzwilliam and Ashmolean Museums also supported the project (£15 and £10, respectively).
David Gill is Professor of Archaeological Heritage and Director of Heritage Futures at the University of Suffolk. He was a Rome Scholar at the British School at Rome and a Sir James Knott Fellow at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He was subsequently part of the Department of Antiquities at the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge, and Reader in Mediterranean Archaeology, Swansea University. He holds the Archaeological Institute of America's Outstanding Public Service Award (2012).
The History of the British School at Athens forms part of an on-going research project (initially on the period from 1886 until the end of the First World War).
If you wish to cite any of the material provided here please contact me at my university email address (under useful links). Citations should take the form: David W.J. Gill, Title of Posting, bsahistory.blogspot.com (date of posting).