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.
How to nominate
Nominations may only be made by Fellows of the British Academy. This medal will next be awarded in 2019.
Nominating body: Sections H1 and H7
Previous Winners (2002 onwards)
2015 Nigel Wilson FBA
2013 Professor Alan Cameron FBA
2011 Emeritus Professor David Peacock
2009 Dr James Adams FBA
2007 Professor Sir Geoffrey Lloyd FBA
2005 Professor Fergus Millar FBA
2003 Professor John Nicolas Coldstream FBA
2002 Dr Martin Litchfield West