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13:10 - 13:50 22 November 2017

Fake News: The Heads of Jeremy Bentham and Flinders Petrie

Location

Octagon Gallery
Gower Street | Bloomsbury | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Everyone knows that the philosopher Jeremy Bentham’s head was used as a football and that the widow of the Egyptian archaeologist Flinders Petrie brought his head to England in her hatbox. Yet neither is true! Find out how this exhibition is debunking examples of ‘fake news’.


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UCL Culture
culture@ucl.ac.uk


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