The world beneath our feet

This event has finished Took place on: Monday, 16th Jan 2017

Learn about research at the British Museum through a closer look at three archaeological projects.

Curator Nick Ashton will talk about the excavations at Happisburgh in Norfolk that have revealed the oldest evidence for humans in northern Europe.

Curator Julie Anderson will take you to Sudan and the late Kushite site of Dangeil where excavations have revealed a previously unknown temple of the first century AD.

Finally, Conservator Pippa Pearce will illuminate the little-known world of micro-excavations of treasure hoards. Includes a complimentary drink.

Cost: £15


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Great Russell Street, London, London, London, WC1B 3DG

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