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Decipherment of Linear B and the Ventris-Chadwick Correspondence: Exhibition

9 September - 21 December 2003

An exhibition to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of the decipherment, organized by the Mycenaean Epigraphy Group, Faculty of Classics, Cambridge, will be held in the Cypriot Gallery of the Fitzwilliam Museum. The Museum is open on Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sundays from 2.15 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.

The exhibition features Ventris and Chadwick's first letters to one another, and follows their correspondence up to and including 1956. Also exhibited are rare photographs and other material from the Wace Archives and other collections.

A catalogue of the exhibition is being produced and a website will be available shortly at www.classics.cam.ac.uk.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 8 October 2003
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