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Inscribed text on side of a statue in a museum

Friday 15 March 2024, 1.15-2pm

Writing isn’t just a way of recording and communicating language. From ancient times, it has been used to make a statement visually. Join members of the Visual Interactions in Early Writing Systems (VIEWS) Project to explore the uses of writing in art, monuments and ideology in the ancient Mediterranean and Near East.

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




  • 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

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

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