• 3D printing workshop

    3D printing workshop

    Sunday 1 June 2014, 11.00-17.00
    Samsung Digital Discovery Centre
    Free, booking essential.

    Use a 3D printer to create your own Museum object, and learn the secrets behind 3D modelling software. Includes 60 mins for lunch (not provided).

    13–18 participants must bring a signed permission form. This can be downloaded from the website.

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  • How to read Egyptian hieroglyphs

    How to read Egyptian hieroglyphs

    Saturday 21 June 2014, 13.00–17.00
    Stevenson Lecture Theatre
    £15, Members/concessions £12

    In this workshop for adults, Bill Manley, University of Glasgow, co-author of How To Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs and author of Egyptian Hieroglyphs for Complete Beginners, shows beginners how hieroglyphs were used to write the Egyptian language and so explain religious beliefs. You will then learn how to read the texts most often written on Egyptian coffins. All materials supplied.

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  • Stone Carving Workshop

    Stone Carving Workshop

    Saturday 24 May 2014, 10.00-17.00
    £45, no concessions

    Following an introduction to tools and materials, work on a relief inspired by the Museum’s collection with tutor Marcia Bennett-Male. Wear old clothes and sturdy footwear, and bring a strong bag with wheels to take away your piece. This workshop is for over 18s only.

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  • What can you discover from a skeleton?

    What can you discover from a skeleton?

    Saturday 4 October 2014, 11.00–13.00 & 14.00–16.00
    Sackler Rooms
    £15, Members/concessions £12

    Human remains are a unique record of how societies have conceived of death and disposed of the remains of the dead. Their study also provides important information on past human biology, ancient diseases and diet.In this workshop for adults, join Exhibition Curator Daniel Antoine, British Museum, for an introduction to the bioarchaeological analysis of ancient skeletons.

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