The Hunter from Naukratis is a spotlight exhibition developed by The British Museum.
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.
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.
Work with traditional hand tools to learn the age-old skills of slab & stick furniture making.
Free Talk. Please book in advance online or via Box Office on 0115 846 7777.
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
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.
Carol Adlam is an award-winning author and illustrator specializing in graphic novels and reportage illustration.
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.
In this workshop, Sarah Homfray (embroiderer, artist & author) will show you the centuries-old art of hand embroidery, looking specifically at samplers.
Are you interested in ancient coins? Do you want to discover how museums look after their collections?