Diving into Durham study day – June 14

Diving into Durham study day

 Find out more about the amazing discoveries made by underwater archaeologist Gary Bankhead in the River Wear at Durham. 14 June 2014.

Diving into Durham is a new exhibition highlighting the recent underwater archaeology from the River Wear at Durham. This study day will reveal more about the research and conservation now being undertaken at Durham University on these finds.

The exhibition will open at Palace Green Library on 5th June, highlighting the amazing recent discoveries made by underwater archaeologist Gary Bankhead in the River Wear at Durham and now being researched by Gary and others in the Department of Archaeology at Durham University. It has been created by students studying for the MA in Museum and Artefact Studies at Durham University as part of their coursework.

The study day is designed for interested members of the public to enable them to learn more about Gary’s discoveries, the research now being undertaken, and the process of creating an exhibition based on this research.  The day aims to share the exciting findings that are emerging from this local excavation with the local community and to offer an opportunity to meet university researchers face to face and ask them about their research.

Cost: Free (Please note lunch is not provided, refreshments will be made available
throughout the day)

To book your place or to view further information
see here <https://www.dur.ac.uk/conference.booking/details/?id=358>

Enquiries: Gemma Lewis, gemma.lewis@durham.ac.uk or 0191 33 41214

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