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Cameo Appearances

Cameo Appearances

Curated by graduate student Ruth Allen.

 

Cameo Appearances showcases two 19th-century frames containing electrotype casts of engraved gemstones from the ancient world.

Watch Ruth and Museum Curator Kate discuss the importance of gems in the ancient world.

 

 

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cambridge


Every cast tells two stories.

One ancient. One modern.

Admission is free.

 

Opening hours

Mon-Fri: 10am-5pm
Sat: 10am-1pm (Univ. term-time only)
Sun: Closed

Closed on Bank Holidays

We are currently closed on Saturdays.

Michaelmas Term Saturday Openings will begin again on Saturday 8th October and end on Saturday 26th November 2016.

 

Bank Holiday Closure

The Museum will be closed on Monday 29th August 2016.

 

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Museum of Classical Archaeology
Faculty of Classics
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge
CB3 9DA

We do not have an entrance on the road. Find us inside the Sidgwick Site.

 

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