Saturday 19 November 2016, 10.30-17.00 BP Lecture Theatre £28, Members/concessions £25
This study day, presented in collaboration with the Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology, will showcase the latest research and finds in the eastern Mediterranean. It will include discussions on how these objects have led to new interpretations of the links between ancient cultures. Full programme online in September.
Saturday 3 December 2016, 10.30–16.30 Stevenson Lecture Theatre £23, no concessions
This study day with the Open University is open to everyone, and complements and enhances an OU course. It explores what myth is, the context for myth and how Greek and Roman myths connect. Lectures and talks cover various characters including Hercules, Aeneas, Phaeton, Apollo, Diana and others. These are shown through painting, prints, drawings, sculpture, coins and medals, largely from the Museum's collection. Speakers are from the British Museum and UCL.