Ancient glass vessels restored after Beirut blast go on display at British Museum | British Museum

Restored ancient glass vessels that were damaged in the Beirut port explosion two years ago have gone on display at the British Museum. The eight objects, from the Roman, Byzantine and Islamic periods, have been pieced back together by museum conservation experts and are being showcased at the London venue until October before being returned […]

Rescued from obscurity: UK archaeologist who restored Sicily’s glories | Heritage

In the 1920s, the discovery of ancient ruins in Sicily, now the largest archaeological site in the world, was celebrated with excitement in British newspapers. It was hailed with much the same level of enthusiasm as was given to Howard Carter and Arthur Evans’s excavations of the treasures of Tutankhamun and the palace of Knossos. […]