Classics and Archaeology Classics and Archaeology Collection

The Collection

The Classics and Archaeology Collection forms part of the Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne and is one of the University’s 31 cultural collections.

Objects are on display in the Classics and Archaeology Gallery located on Level 1 of the Ian Potter Museum of Art, Swanston Street, Carlton.

For further information about the Classics and Archaeology Collection contact the Lecturer-Curator in Classics and Archaeology, Andrew Jamieson, on telephone (03) 8344 3403 or email asj@

Current Exhibition: Current Exhibition: Secret Lives, Forgotten Stories: Highlights from Heritage Victoria’s Archaeological Collection

Ian Potter Museum of Art, 16 April to 12 October 2014

This exhibition features highlights from the archaeological collection of Heritage Victoria. The field of historical archaeology has developed and matured over the last 20 years and for the first time it is now possible to see the evolving story of Victoria's settlement and development reflected in its archaeology.