Project title: AREA. Archives of European Archaeology. Research network dedicated to the history of archaeology with particular emphasis on the archives of the discipline, their promotion and preservation – phase IV

Project manager for the Museum: dr Andrzej Prinke

Project duration: 2005-2008

Project funding: CULTURE 2000

Objectives: similar to earlier editions; (a) highlighting the role of archaeology in the formation and reinforcing regional, national and trans-national identities, (b) increasing the public awareness of the relevance of the heritage preserved in the archives and museums of the wholeEurope

Results: (a) constructing the information infrastructure of the project, (b) database of archives and their contents in Europe, (c) Archaeobiograms database with biograms of the makers of European archaeology from its antiquarian beginnings to the present, (d) international mobile exhibition Lineage of European archaeology (versions in six languages) so far shown in eighteen cities of eleven European countries


Archaeobiograms: the makers of European archaeology, the makers of European archaeology, DatabaseDigital library