Classics Sixth Form Study Day at The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford
Thursday 8th October 2015
Time: 10:00 – 16:00
Charge: £5 per student, accompanying adult free
An inspiring Classics Sixth Form Study Day at The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Unique access to collections with lecture-style talks and workshops with Oxford University academics and curators.
‘Hunting, fighting and drinking with Alexander: wall paintings from Ancient Macedonia’, Prof. Bert Smith, Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art, University of Oxford
‘The unfamiliar familia: a visitor’s guide to the Roman household’ Dr Jane Masséglia, Research Fellow: Ashmolean Latin Inscriptions Project (AshLI), Ashmolean Museum and the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents, University of Oxford
‘Studying classics at Oxford University’, Mai Musié, Classics Outreach Officer, University of Oxford
Independent visits to Museum galleries and the Classics Department. Opportunity to talk to Oxford University Classics students.
Afternoon workshops: (choose 2)
• Sculpture in context: sanctuaries, cities, cemeteries
• Athenian vase painting
• Handling Greek and Roman coins
• The Palace of Knossos and Linear B
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