Friday January 13th 2017, at 7pm

"New Light Under Old Wrappings: Manchester Museum's Egyptian Mummies"
An update on the latest research, by Dr Campbell Price
Dr Price has participated in fieldwork at Zawiyet Umm el-Rakham and Saqqara. Since 2011, he has been the Curator of Egypt and Sudan at The Manchester Museum, home of one of the UK’s largest Egyptology collections. His research interests include Egyptian elite culture in the First Millennium BC, and the presentation of ancient Egypt in museums.
N.B. This lecture will start at 7.00 not 7.45

Friday January 27th 2017
"The Ardnamurchan Transitions Project"
Including the first fully intact Viking boat burial on the UK mainland,
by Dr Oliver Harris

Friday February 10th 2017
"A Victorian Missing Link"
The discovery of a railway carriage at Rudyard, by Dave Woolliscroft

Friday February 24th 2017
"Graveyard Secrets"
Including recent digs in Newcastle, Staffs and, also, Shakespeare's burial in Stratford, by Kevin Colls

Friday March 10th 2017
"What's been happening in our County"
An update on recent archaeology by the professionals in Staffordshire,
by Steve Dean

Friday March 24th 2017, at 7pm
"Star Carr"
The excavations at the important Mesolithic site in Yorkshire,
by Don Henson, a member of the excavation team
N.B. This lecture will start at 7.00 not 7.45, to enable Mr Henson to get back to York that night.

Friday April 28th 2017
"Trentham at the time of the first Dukes of Sutherland"
by Steve Booth. This lecture was to have been given in December 2016, but has been re-arranged due to Mr. Booth's indisposition at that time.


Titles may vary slightly due to preferences of the speakers.
 

Unless otherwise stated, all lectures are held in the Learning Suite of the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Hanley on Fridays at 7.45 p.m.
Entrance at the side of the Potteries Museum, off Warner Street.
Admission is free to members. Visitors are welcome: £3, students £1.50


Stoke-on-Trent Museum Archaeological Society, 7th January 2017
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