H 210 x W 148 mm
Published Sep 2018
Aegean prehistory; museology; museum curatorship; archaeological biography; Anatolian archaeology; women in archaeology; classical bronzes; Athenian pottery; naval intelligence; Greece; Turkey; history of collecting
The first comprehensive biography of pioneering archaeologist and museum curator Winnifred Lamb, who was honorary keeper of Greek antiquities at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge in the four decades immediately following the First World War.
Introduction; Chapter 1 - The Lamb Family and Early Years; Chapter 2 - Cambridge and Classics; Chapter 3 - The Hope Vases and Naval Intelligence; Chapter 4 - The First Year in Athens (1920–21); Chapter 5 - Prehistory and the Fitzwilliam Museum; Chapter 6 - Mycenae, Sparta and Macedonia ; Chapter 7 - The Fitzwilliam Museum: Developing the Classical Collections; Chapter 8 - The Eastern Aegean: Lesbos and Chios; Chapter 9 - Anatolia and Kusura; Chapter 10 - The War Years; Chapter 11 - The British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara; Bibliography; Index