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Piggott, Stuart Ernest, 1910 - 1996 (archaeologist)


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:


Correspondence with Prof. Stuart Piggott of the Department of Archaeology, University of Edinburgh, about wheeled vehicles discovered in Armenia dating from the 14th century B.C. and their similarity to Chinese vehicles, 1960 - 1970-07-18

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC6/21/4
Scope and Contents

The correspondence comprises 2 letters from Piggott; copy of 1 letter from Joseph Needham.
The documents also include a copy of Piggott's paper 'The Earliest Wheeled Vehicles and the Caucasian Evidence', ('Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society', 1968); typescript of a paper by A. C. Mnatsakanyan entitled 'Ancient Vehicles from Barrows of the Bronze Age on the shores of Lake Seven', ('Sov. Arkh', 1960).

Dates: 1960 - 1970-07-18

Documents relating to Joseph Needham's contribution to a 'Festschrift' for Stuart Piggot, 1974-01-21 - 1975-11-27

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/228/2
Scope and Contents

The 'Festschrift is entitled 'To illustrate the monuments : essays on archaeology presented to Stuart Piggott...on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday', edited by J. V. S. Megaw and published by Thames and Hudson, London, 1976. Needham's contribution is entitled 'Metals and Alchemists in Ancient China'.

Dates: 1974-01-21 - 1975-11-27

Letter from Prof. Stuart Piggot of the University of Edinburgh, about a research student looking at early copper metallurgy, 1976-08-17

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/234/6/10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1976-08-17

WAM 1959 cruise, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/3437/WDTR/3/2/50
Scope and Contents In 1959 Lord Taylour embarks on a cruise around villages, towns and cities in Italy, Greece, France and England. Places stayed at include Ravenna, Ephesus, Mistra, Capri, Filitosa, Brundish and Sherringham. Assembled together are a broad range of themes, encompassing ancient Italian mosaics, ancient Roman and Greek monuments and architecture, fortresses, views of harbours and streets, traditional dancing in Hagios Ghallini, landscapes, medieval Christian art, gardens, menhirs, palaces and...
Dates: 1959

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Agriculture 1
Traditional dance 1
Villages 1