Technology in Archaeology: Animal Mummies Spotlight

Bring your students to examine how Archaeology is being broadened by the use of modern technologies and how such methods are bringing the study of the past into the future.

Featuring our award-winning Gift for the Gods: Animal Mummies Revealed exhibition

Date: Tuesday 22nd March 2016

Full day: 10am-3pm, 40 places available

Cost: Free of charge

Overview of itinerary:

10am – Arrival and Introduction

10.10am – Initial activity: The Process of Archaeological Investigation

10.25am – Research talk: Dr. Melanie Giles, Senior Lecturer in Archaeology, University of Manchester

10.50am – Technology in Archaeology Task

11am – Break

11.10am – Discovering Archaeology: On-Gallery Task

11.45am – Museums and Archaeology: Object Handling activity

12.15pm – LUNCH (not provided)

1pm – ‘Gifts for the Gods: Animal Mummies Revealed’ exhibition tasks

1.45pm – Preparation for presentation task

2.15pm – Animal Mummies Revealed: Expert Talk

2.45pm – Q&A/Conclusions

3pm – End

If you require more information please contact us on 0161 306 1764

or email catherine.lumb@manchester.ac.uk

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