Last week I spent a week working behind the scenes at the British Museum. Each year they host five individual museum staff as part of their Knowledge Exchange scheme, and this year I was lucky to be chosen as one of the participants. I chose to spend my time in the Department of Greece and Rome, working with Thomas Kiely, Curator of the Cyprus Collection.
During my time there I researched many of the objects in our museum’s Greek and Cypriot collection, linking with the work of our Leventis Project. The BM has fantastic resources – reference books galore as well as their vast collections of objects. I’ll be showing you some of these highlights in my next few blogs!
I was also very impressed and just a little bit envious of the British Museum’s online research catalogue of Cyprus collections! It’s well worth a look if you…
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