In this post in our “making of HIPUM” series we take a look at some of the materials we are working with to produce new displays for the museum. Grahame Soffe dropped off a big stack of papers from his collection. These materials relate to the excavations that have been done on the temple site.
This set of documents contains all sorts of nuggets including: materials relating to Talfourd Ely and his excavations at the start of the 20th century; copies of amazing air photos of the 1970s excavations of the site; press cuttings from The News and other local newspapers.
Here are a few snippets to whet your appetites… come along to the museum to find out more about these excavations, the archaeologists and much more on the 27th and 28th of July.