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landscape view of island of Samos, with green tree covering central peaks and blue sea in background

Tuesday 19 March 2024, 1.15-2pm

Since 2021, the West Area of Samos Archaeological Project has been working on the Greek island of Samos, discovering and documenting brand-new archaeological sites. Join the project’s Field Director as he dishes the dirt on how this exciting project is changing our understanding of ancient and post-antique Samos; it is exploring the landscape through the use of various investigative techniques including fieldwalking, drone photography and the microscopic analysis of ceramics.

Important to these discoveries, too, is the team who made them. Come along and hear tales fresh from the field, learn about the people behind the discoveries, their good days and bad days, the anecdotes, the unexpected discoveries, the archaeology and the friends we made along the way.

This is a Cambridge Festival event. The talk will last 30 minutes, plus 15 minutes for questions.

 


 

Accessibility

  • The room is located on the ground floor
  • Some seats are accessible via steps
  • There is space for wheelchair users (please book a wheelchair accessible ticket)
  • An accessible toilet is available near the room
  • Light levels will be appropriate for the use of powerpoint
  • There is no hearing loop

 

Who: Adults

What: lunchtime talk

£££: Free

Booking: essential

Date: 
Tuesday, 19 March, 2024 - 13:15 to 14:00
Contact phone: 
01223 330402
Subject: 
Event location: 
Room G19, Faculty of Classics

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