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BCE PORTRAITS

 

Currently the growing Brick Classicists Empire or BCE (previously Lego Classicists) consists of over 100 figures including Prof. Dame Mary Beard (Cambridge University and TV broadcaster), Stephen Fry (actor, TV broadcaster and author), Prof. Massimo Osanna (Director General of Museums, Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, Italy), Prof. Dimitrios Pandermelis (Director, Acropolis Museum), Joanna Lumley (actor and TV broadcaster), Barack Obama (44th President of the United States of America), Dr. Kara Cooney (Egyptologist and TV broadcaster), Prof. John Bennet (Director, British School at Athens), Raksha Dave (archaeologist and TV broadcaster) and Bettany Hughes (author and TV broadcaster).

BCE Portraits Categories

I developed these guidelines after the first year of making LEGO portraits when it became clear that this project would continue to grow

Anyone who is an academic, scholar, conservator, archivist, librarian, historian who works in the study of classics (the ancient worlds of Greece & Rome, traditional classics). ​ Anyone who deals with any other serious study of the ancient world of any other civilization across the world, such as Egyptology. • Classicists • Egyptologists • Archaeologists • Philosophers • Tertiary level educators • Museum Directors, CEOs & Curators • Conservators, Archivists & Librarians • Heads of Classical Schools • Heads of Classical Societies • Benefactors of Classical institutions • Independent scholars • Ancient Historians • Authors

Brick Classicist

Anyone who works in the discipline of history (ancient and modern) who is promoting the wider use of the recording and use of history and ancient history and language teachers outside of tertiary education. Anyone, including people outside the discipline of ancient and modern history, such as artists, who have shown great interest in, or provided a significant new perspective to, the study or understanding of ancient history. • Modern Historians • Highschool level educators • Documentary hosts • TV & Radio presenters • Social media influencers • Journalists, Bloggers & Vloggers • Artists, Actors & Performers

Honorary Brick Classicist

Honourable Mention Brick Classicist

Those who play a seemingly separate role in their work but have a huge passion for ancient history, or provide essential services to those who do, and show we all own ancient history, and that its not just for Classicists.

bce full list

Albert, Prince of Wales

130

2022

Historical

UK

Mrs Gill Andrews

51

2018

Brick Classicist

UK

Michael Antonakos

71

2019

Honorary

Canada

Dr. Darius Arya

105

2021

Brick Classicist

Italy, USA

Fenella Atkinson

110

2021

Brick Classicist

Prof. Johannes (Han) Baltussen

90

2020

Brick Classicist

Australia

Dr. Craig Barker

30

2017

Brick Classicist

Australia

Prof. Dame Mary Beard

50

2018

Brick Classicist

UK

Benjamin Benita

85

2019

Brick Classicist

UK

Prof. John Bennet

40

2017

Brick Classicist

UK

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