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Southampton Archaeovillage Activity Day Event

Origin: 
Archaeology
Southampton Archaeology Festival
Time:
10:00 - 16:30
Date:
15 July 2017
Venue:
University of Southampton, Avenue Campus, Faculty of Humanities, SO17 1BF

For more information regarding this event, please email William Davies at S.W.G.Davies@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

As part of the Festival of British Archaeology, Archaeology here at Southampton will be hosting a day of hands-on activities and demonstrations.


We are planning lots for everyone to do, take part in and /or watch, including:

  • Log boat live!  (making a log boat using ancient technologies)
  • Medieval shipwrighting using our axe collection
  • Maritime archaeology
  • Cave art
  • Will it Knap?
  • Stone Age plastics
  • Human Origins and a chance to meet our distant ancestors!
  • Human bones
  • Discoveries and finds from Old Sarum (Wiltshire)
  • Peculiar Particles
  • Reconstruct a face
  • Learn Roman writing
  • Roman pottery stamps and how to use them
  • Excavation recording
  • Build-a-burial
  • Geophysics
  • Minecraft
Southampton Archaeology Festival Poster 2017
Southampton Archaeology Festival Poster 2017
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