Festival of Archaeology 2015: Maryport and its Roman altars: the Roman temples project, Maryport

Maryport and its Roman altars: the Roman temples project, Maryport

Tuesday 14 July at 6.30pm

A lecture in Durham by Professor Ian Haynes (Newcastle University) and Dr Tony Wilmott (English Heritage) about Maryport and its Roman altars: the Roman temples project, Maryport.

A team of archaeologists and volunteers led by Professor Ian Haynes with site director Tony Wilmott are excavating on part of the Roman site at Maryport. The Roman Temples project is part of a five-year programme funded by Senhouse Museum Trust, with in-kind support from Newcastle University, designed to better understand the environment in which the altars in the Museum are displayed.

This event is organised by  Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland, see their website: http://www.aasdn.org.uk/lectures.htm for further details of this and other activities

The lecture will take place at

Elvet Riverside block 2, Room 201
New Elvet,
Durham,
DH1 3JT

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