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.
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.