Women Archaeologists editing event at the Petrie Museum

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Women Archaeologists editing event at the Petrie Museum - In a nutshell

  • Where?: Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, Malet Place, University College London WC1E 6BT
  • Nearest tube - Warren street or Euston
  • When?: 8 March 2014, 2-6pm
  • Point of contact: Jonathan Cardy (jonathan.cardyatwikimedia.org.uk) for Wikimedia UK, or Debbie Challis d.challisatucl.ac.uk) for the Petrie Museum
  • Twitter: @wikimediauk
  • Cost: Free
International women's day 2014 - Wikimedia UK editathon at the Petrie Museum, a museum where famously they hand out torches to visitors

About the event

The event will focus on editing pages of notable women archaeologists, who took part in Petrie excavations / or were involved in museum work but whose Wikipedia articles are incomplete or nonexistent.

How do I prepare?
  • Refreshments were provided


There were 11 or 12 participants plus the two trainers.


  1. Jonathan Cardy (WMUK) (talk) 16:38, 5 February 2014 (UTC)
  2. Fae

We will have 4-5 laptops in the main museum room on wifi.

We are expecting about 5 museum staff / volunteers and maybe 1 or 2 others to help out with public interest

Target List

Articles we want to start
Articles that need expansion
Potential FA

It would be really nice if we could get Nefertiti or Hatshepsut to Featured Article status in time to be featured on the main page of Wikipedia for International Women's day 2015


This event is wheelchair accessible. If you need a disabled parking space please contact the Petrie in advance and we will try to accommodate you.

Please tell us in advance if you need to have a hearing loop available.