• Convex pyxis with lid, Corinthian, c. 590–570 BCE, 11.1 x 13.2 x 13.2 cm. The University of Melbourne Art Collection, John Hugh Sutton Memorial Bequest, Classics Collection. 1929.0007.A&B

  • Thursday talks: John Hugh Sutton Collection

    Thursday 20 Jun 2013, 1.00- 1.30pm
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    Christine Elias

    Christine Elias is a registrar, archaeologist and researcher. In this talk she will focus on selected key works in the exhibition.

    The John Hugh Sutton Collection was established in memory of an outstanding classics student and resident of Trinity College who was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident in 1925.

    The Sutton Collection was developed by professor Cecil Scutt, with the aid of Cambridge archaeologist CT Seltman, and comprises a selection of coins, vases, plaster casts and other objects.

    No booking required. More information about the exhibitions here

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