British academy

Kenyon Medal for Classical Studies and Archaeology

 The Kenyon Medal is awarded biennially in recognition of work in the field of classical studies and archaeology. The award was endowed by Sir Frederic Kenyon (1863–1952), elected a Fellow in 1903 and serving in turn as the Academy’s sixth President and second Secretary. The Medal was awarded for the first time in 1957.


Eligible nominations can be for any scholar whose work relates to classical studies and archaeology.
Nominations may only be made by Fellows of the British Academy.

Nominating body: Sections H1 and H7

This medal will next be awarded in 2017.


You can download a list of Kenyon Medals awarded before 2000 here.