Wednesday, November 01, 2006

"The Past from Above" at the British Museum

Minaret of the Great
Mosque at Samarra, Iraq © Georg Gerster / Panos Pictures 2006

Pioneers of aerial archaeology
Thursday 16 November, 13.30
Charlotte Trümpler, Ruhrlandmuseum, Essen, looks at pioneers of aerial photography including Georg Gerster. Admission free, booking required

Iraq and archaeology
Thursday 16 November, 18.30
Featuring guest speaker, Dr Donny George, formerly President of State Board of Antiquities and Heritage in Iraq. £5, concessions £3

Flying visits: The Past from Above

Thursday 23 November, 13.30
Lesley Fitton and Sam Moorhead, British Museum, introduce Georg Gerster's photographs and discuss the issues they raise. Admission free, booking required. Sign interpreted.

[From the British Museum e-newsletter.]

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