From Machu Picchu in South America to the Great Wall of China in Far East Asia; Stonehenge in England to Great Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe; the early hominid sites in East Africa to the colonial sites around the World. from the Museum of London to the Acropolis Museum in Athens; from the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City to the Museum of Ontario Archaeology in Canada …
Archaeology sites and museums around the World inspire great adventures with the past where ever you travel.
Each year on 8 March the World celebrates International Women’s Day. The theme for 2014 is ‘inspiring change’. There have been many women in archaeology who have truly inspired change, but one of the earliest is surely Amelia Edwards. What started out as a holiday to escape the dreary British winter, resulted in a truly inspirational career and the establishment of Egyptology at University College London.
And of course there have been many great women in prehistoric and ancient times:
London’s Lost Jewels: The Mystery of the Cheapside Hoard
The Museum of London (England), 11 October 2013 – 27 April 2014
Two Exhibitions: Throne of Emperors & Shi Lu: A revolution in paint
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington), Opens 22 March 2014
Scenes from the Stone Age: The Cave Paintings of Lascaux
The Houston Museum of Natural Science, 18 October 2013 – 23 March 2014