Archaeology & me

Events 08/12/2016

Following the International competition You(r) Archaeology that took place during the summer of 2015, works from all over the world have been selected for the upcoming exhibition “Archaeology and me”.

The International competition “You(r) archaeology – portraying your past”, promoted and coordinated by IBC, and a NEARCH project initiative, took place from April to August 2015 and asked the following questions:

What is archaeology? An adventure? A pain in the neck? The appeal of the past, the magic of marvellous sites, the boredom of a dusty museum? Probably all of these together, and still more. The competition offered all European citizens the possibility to answer the question and tell us about their idea of archaeology by entering a drawing, painting, photo or video.

Out of all of those received, 88 works have been selected for the upcoming exhibition "Archaeology and me”.
The exhibition will take place at the National Roman Museum (al Museo Nazionale Romano in Palazzo Massimo a Roma) and will open on December 9th, 2016.

“You(r) Archaeology” is one of the many initiatives that the NEARCH project has launched in order to analyze how the inhabitants of the European Community perceive archaeology and their archaeological heritage.

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