International Conference on Egyptian Archaeology

Posted Sep 27 in Egypt, Italy, Presentation

Two Dr VC&A team members, Dr Paul Kucera and Sarah Ricketts recently travelled to Prato, Italy to attend the Ninth International Conference of the Dakhleh Oasis Project. Dakhleh Oasis Project has been running continuously since 1978 and facilitates the study of the settlement of an oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert. The project has a unique […]

Chinese Stoneware at Cato Square

Posted Sep 23 in Uncategorized

The artefact team from Dr VC&A have reassembled a Chinese stoneware food storage vessel from the Cato Square Excavations. Whilst international products are common today, imported Chinese vessels were a rarity for European working class people in Melbourne in the late 19th century, indicating either that Chinese people were living in the area, or interaction […]