Category Archives: Piggott

Poetry in the archive

Stuart Piggott is probably best known as an archaeologist, but he was also a prolific poet. His first published  book was a collection of his poems: Fire among the Ruins – 1942-45, which was published by Oxford University Press in 1948. Piggott … Continue reading

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Stuart Piggott’s Lunatics

I’ve been working on the Stuart Piggott archive, in particular with his drafts and correspondence about his book The Druids. His attempt in trying to discover what Druids were really like rather than continuing some of the myths that existed … Continue reading

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Stuart Piggott’s Letters from India and Tibet

In October of last year, an opportunity arose to examine the archive of Stuart Piggott. Having had long-standing interests in archaeology and history (especially in those relating to India and South Asia), I eagerly took the chance to explore documents … Continue reading

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