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Screening Verulamium: Institute of Archaeology films from the 1950s

Start: Nov 22, 2017 06:00 PM
End: Nov 22, 2017 07:00 PM

Location: Room 609, UCL Institute of Archaeology

Image courtesy of the Institute of Archaeology

Amara Thornton and Caitlin O'Grady (UCL Institute of Archaeology) will introduce a screening organised by the Institute's History of Archaeology Research Network on 22 November.

The screening will consist of two short colour films of excavation and conservation at Verulamium (St Albans, Hertfordshire), recently digitised through the Filming Antiquity project.

"The Excavation of Timber Buildings at Verulamium" and "Lifting a Mosaic Pavement" capture post-war British excavation, public archaeology and museum practices, and reveal the creative decisions behind the interpretation of the site for the public on film.

All welcome!

Any enquiries about the event may be directed to Amara Thornton.