A new museum exhibition on the Hittite civilisation of Turkey opens at Liverpool University this week. The exhibition features photographs, sculptural casts and artefacts from the life and work of the pioneering Hittite archaeologist John Garstang.
Entitled 'John Garstang and the Discovery of the Hittite World', this exhibition is part of the larger Lost Gallery project, which is attempting to catalogue and recreate Liverpool Museum's Hittite Gallery, lost in the Blitz of May 1941.
The exhibition was formally opened to the public by His Excellency Unal Cevizkoz, the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey.
The exhibtion is open 10am to 5pm Tuesdays to Saturdays for the next two years. It is being held in the Victoria Gallery and Museum, Ashton Street, LIVERPOOL, L3 5TR.
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