March 2016

Discover the gods of Roman Britain this month at the Museum of Classical Archaeology...



All that glitters...

Wednesday 6th April 2016 1-3.30pm
Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Make your very own gold votive plaque as a gift to the Celtic gods worshipped long ago in Roman Britain. The fancier your plaque, the more you'll impress the gods!

This event will run in conjunction with our new exhibition "Talking to the Gods: Votive Plaques in Roman Britain" - see below.

Ages 7-11. Drop-in. No need to book.

Find out more: http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/events/all-that-glitters



Talking to the Gods: Votive Plaques from Roman Britain

1st March - 23rd April 2016

Archaeological illustrator Craig Williams presents a series of drawings of the Ashwell Hoard, a treasure trove of some 27 gold and silver objects found in a village just outside Cambridge which gives an insight into the religious beliefs of the Roman Britons.

Find out more: http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/museum/exhibitions/exhibitions/talking-to-the-gods


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Lift back in action

We're very glad to report that our broken lift has been repaired and is back in action. Many apologies for any inconvenience caused while it was out-of-order.

Last Saturday opening of term
Saturday 4th March is the last Saturday opening of Lent Term. Our next Saturday opening will be on 23rd April, at the beginning of Easter Term.

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