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an expert or collector of antiquities

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The Great North Museum: Hancock library is on the second floor of the museum and contains the library and archive collections of the Natural History Society of Northumbria, the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyn and Newcastle University's Cowen Library.
The fact that, for a time, all of Victorian England's learned antiquaries and archaeologists were entirely fooled by the things adds to the mirth.
Many of the papers presented here originated at the conference held in 2012 by the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland.
In 1957, he was appointed secretary (chief executive) of the Commission and then became President of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland from 1972-1975.
The face of King Richard III unveiled to the media at the Society of Antiquaries and, right, the skull found under Greyfriars car park in Leicester
He was Director of the Courtauld Institute from 1995 to 2003 and was President of the Society of Antiquaries of London from 2004 to 2007.
The charm was gifted to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Sir Walter Scott.
Bannanurag (Thosarat) published by the Society of Antiquaries of London.
Prof Geoffrey Wainwright is from the Tenby area and is president of the Society of Antiquaries.
Geoff Wainwright, President of the Society of Antiquaries -- who conducted the first inner-circle dig in nearly 50 years--for the documentary shot in partnership with the BBC/Timewatch.
Prof Darvill, of Bournemouth University, and Prof Wainwright, President of the Society of Antiquaries, will compare samples with their research in the Preseli hills in south west Wales, from where 80 such stones were carried an estimated 4,500 years ago.
Dr Williams is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.
Nearby is another fascinating exploration of the nature of discovery in the Making History: Antiquaries in Britain 1707-2007.
The word 'antiquary' has always had somewhat pejorative overtones: even in the 18th century, when the Society of Antiquaries was founded, its members were the frequent butt of satire, mocked for their indiscriminate fascination with the detritus of the past.
The coin - from 32BC - lay undiscovered for years in a collection belonging to Newcastle's Society of Antiquaries.