A Story in Sand: Make Your Own Excavation

Sunday 7 November, 11.00 & 14.00  

Hands scooping sand

Old Library, Pitt Rivers Museum

In this 45-minute story-guided session you will create your own excavation and explore the hidden items our characters left behind. With the aid of real archaeologists, together you'll build a story of how people occupied your landscape through time. Did they experience drought or flooding? How did they fare during times of war? See how your landscape layers build up and what they can tell us about being sustainable and human impact through time. Afterward, you will take home your excavation and can uncover your hidden treasures,

Suitable for children aged 8+. Must be accompanied by an adult.

Please pre-book as spaces are limited.

This event will be led by Ruby-Anne Birin, School of Archaeology, University of Oxford.

Part of the 2021 ESRC Festival of Social Sciences.


11:00 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/193005774467

14:00 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/193009465507 


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