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  • Festival of Archaeology 2009

    Tuesday 21st to Saturday 25th July, 10.30 am – 4.30 pm

    Bangles and Beads, Brooches and Badges
    The Archaeology of Adornment

    * All day activities Saturday 25th July – including paper beads, crochet with beads, making card Roman brooches
    * Special displays
    * Lunchtime talks
    * Touch Tables
    * Museum trails

    Lunchtime talks (all start in the Museum at 1pm):
    21 July __Bling and the Barbarians__ by Anna Gannon
    22 July __Erik the Red didn’t wear a horned helmet: Viking dress and adornment__ by Thea Thompson
    23 July __Quills, Beads and Buttons in North America__ by Rachel Hand
    24 July __Beads from the Beck Collection: science and secrets of the earliest glass__ by Chloe Duckworth
    25 July __Tattooing: an ancient and modern craft__ by Chris Chippindale

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