BAS AAG Thursday evening meetings

Thursday 14 October, ZOOM 7.15 (for 7.30)pm:Burial
Archaeology of Burial
– speaker: Jill Eyers
A focussed look at Burial rights and methods discovered by Archaeology.

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Meetings are at the Bucks County Museum in Church Street, Aylesbury, and start at 7.30pm. Entrance is from the footpath on the side of the building that faces St Mary’s Churchyard.  We will stream the sessions on Zoom while Covid precautions are required. 
• All physical meetings are in three parts: a practical archaeology session or speaker on a recent excavation; a break for tea, coffee and biscuits; then reports on our current and recent archaeology projects. All welcome.

BAS Lecture


October 9th at 14:15 (for 14:30) on Zoom  
From Cuneiform to Codex
Speaker: Michael Ghirelli, Editor of the BAS Newsletter

TCuneiformhe earliest books were written by impressing signs on flat squares of soft clay that were then baked hard under the sun. It took years to learn to write using a complex system of pictures and symbols to represent words, so the ability to read and write was confined to a small male elite.

 

Register now for this online lecture Here 
(We will email the Zoom meeting invitation to you).
 
 

 

BAS Lecture Recorded

Saturday 28th August

L.T.C Rolt – Engineer, Author and Preservation PioneerCanal preservation
Speaker: Julian Hunt,  Society President

A review of L.T.C Rolt’s activities and achievements.

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This Lecture has been recorded. The recording is available until the end of September 2021 Here

You will need to enter passcode w&?j5FZD in order to play the recording