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18:30 - 20:30 14 March 2013

To what extent was archaeology founded on prejudice?


UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology | The Petrie Museum (link Map)
Malet Street | London | WC1E 6BT |

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free of charge
Ticketing: Open

Launching her new book The Archaeology of Race, Debbie Challis explores the application of racial theory to interpret the past in Britain during the late Victorian and Edwardian period. Drawing on archives and objects from the Petrie Museum and Galton collection the book explores anti-Semitism, Skull collecting, New Race Theory and Physiognomy.


Helen Pike
0207 679 4138 | events.petrie@ucl.ac.uk

Petrie Museum