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18 events
  • A Greek in Egypt: The Hunter from Naukratis Loading...
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    A Greek in Egypt: The Hunter from Naukratis

    Friday 22 July - Sunday 16 October

    The Hunter from Naukratis is a spotlight exhibition developed by The British Museum.

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    Sunken Cities

    Wednesday 07 September

    This lecture is a curator’s introduction to the British Museum’s exhibition and
    tells the story of two lost Egyptian cities and their recent rediscovery by underwater archaeologists beneath the Mediterranean seabed.

  • Heritage Open Day Loading...
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    Heritage Open Day

    Saturday 10 September

    The Museum is getting hands-on with history for Heritage Open Day and we will be bringing some of our Mediterranean objects out of storage.

  • Ancient Craft: Stool Making Loading...
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    Ancient Craft: Stool Making

    Saturday 10 September

    Work with traditional hand tools to learn the age-old skills of slab & stick furniture making.

  • Opening Talk: Naukratis, an International Port in Ancient Egypt Loading...
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    Opening Talk: Naukratis, an International Port in Ancient Egypt

    Wednesday 14 September

    Free Talk. Please book in advance online or via Box Office on 0115 846 7777.

  • Workshop: Illustrating People Loading...
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    Workshop: Illustrating People

    Saturday 17 September

    Work with Carol Adlam in this illustration-based workshop, in which Carol will use the artefacts of the Museum to inspire you to create your own figurative drawings in a graphic narrative form

  • Portable Antiquities Scheme Loading...
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    Portable Antiquities Scheme

    Tuesday 20 September - Tuesday 19 September

    The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) is a DCMS-funded project to encourage the voluntary recording of archaeological objects found by members of the public in England and Wales. 

  • Artist-in-Residence Open Studio Loading...
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    Artist-in-Residence Open Studio

    Saturday 24 September - Wednesday 16 November

    Carol Adlam is an award-winning author and illustrator specializing in graphic novels and reportage illustration.

  • Archaeology NOW: Finding Atlantis Loading...
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    Archaeology NOW: Finding Atlantis

    Wednesday 05 October

    Dr Jon Henderson will describe his work on sunken cities throughout the world including the survey of the oldest submerged town so far identified – Pavlopetri.

  • Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Introduction Loading...
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    Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Introduction

    Saturday 08 October

  • Ancient Craft: Hand Embroidery Loading...
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    Ancient Craft: Hand Embroidery

    Saturday 15 October

    In this workshop, Sarah Homfray (embroiderer, artist & author) will show you the centuries-old art of hand embroidery, looking specifically at samplers.

  • Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Advanced Session Loading...
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    Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Advanced Session

    Saturday 15 October

    Are you interested in ancient coins? Do you want to discover how museums look after their collections?