Tag Archives: Oriental Museum

Gifts for the Gods: Animal Mummies Revealed Lecture

Friends of the Oriental Museum Lecture Series 2015/16 in association with the North East Ancient Egypt Society are holding a joint lecture:

Gifts for the Gods: Animal Mummies Revealed, a lecture by Dr Campbell Price of Manchester Museum will take place on Wednesday 4 November 2015, 7.30pm, in Lecture Room 9, Elvet Hill House (Adjacent to the Oriental Museum), Durham.

See the attached poster for more details


North-East Ancient Egypt Society – next event and membership form

North-East Ancient Egypt Society – next event and membership form

If you’re wanting to find out more about Ancient Egypt and NEAESOC – we’ve attached a couple of useful documents.

See the Joining Form which has all the membership details on.

For the next event take a look at flyer





Festival of Archaeology 2015: Digging deep at the Oriental Museum!

Festival of Archaeology at the Oriental Museum, Durham: digging deep!

To celebrate the Festival of Archaeology, the Oriental Museum is hosting a special afternoon of hands on archaeological activities. Come along and try archaeological drawing, clean finds and brush up your excavation skills.

Activity suitable for children aged 5-11 years. All children must be accompanied by an adult.  The event is free and on Saturday 25th July 13:00 – 15:00, drop in at any time, and stay for any length of time.

For further details see:http://https://www.dur.ac.uk/oriental.museum/
Directions: See website for directions and a map.