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ALEXANDER KEILLER MUSEUM

Description
Material from archaeological excavations carried out at Windmill Hill, Avebury, in 1925, directed by Alexander Keiller (1889-1955).

The investigation of Avebury Stone Circles was largely the work of Alexander Keiller in the 1930’s. He put together one of the most important prehistoric archaeological collections in Britain and this can be seen in Avebury Museum. Please note the actual stone circles are free to view.
Website
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/
Keywords
Archaeology; Avebury; Keiller, Alexander; Excavations, Archaeology; Prehistory; Windmill Hill; Wiltshire
Access
Access available. Free access for researchers.
Facilities
Limited viewing facilities at the museum.
Copyright
Copyright is held by the Department of National Heritage.

Moving Image, Audio and Related Documentation Holdings

Video/Film
Video: One tape.
Film: Small collection. About 10 minutes of film, black and white, 16mm. (Copy of 1920s film made on 35mm and transferred to video in 1995). Archaeological excavation on Windmill Hill, Avebury,1925.
Film components: 16mm, positive film.

Main Contact

Job title
Curator
Telephone
01672-539250
Email
http://www.wiltshireontheweb.co.uk/directory/dirhome.asp?id=519111#contact
Address
Avebury
Marlborough
SN8 1RF

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