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Example reference formats for different source types

Museum Artefact

Format: in text citation 

The Panathenaic amphora (Artist, Year) held at the British Museum in London is an example of … 

Note: If no creator, use (Title, Year)

Format: reference 
Artist/Creator surname, Initials. (Year) Title. [Material type]. At: Place: holding institution, department/location (if applicable). Identifier (if applicable). Seen date.

Example: in text citation  

The Panathenaic amphora (Kittos, ca. 365-360 BC) held at the British Museum in London is an example of …

Format reference if artist/creator unknown: 

Title.  (Year) [Material type]. At: Place: holding institution, department/location (if applicable). Identifier (if applicable). Seen date.

Example: reference 

Kittos. ca. 365-360 BC. Panathenaic amphora. [Pottery]. At: London: British Museum, Greek & Roman Antiquities. 1866,0415.248. Seen 10th April 2019.

Note: For items with no known originator/creator, start your reference with the title or description of the object.

Example reference if artist/creator unknown: 

Garment. (ca. 1850-70) [Linen.] At: London: British Museum: Africa, Oceania & the Americas. Af2004.04.1. Seen 15th May 2001.