Short Course: Exeter's Recent Discoveries

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Saturday, 2 November 2019

Explore RAMM’s recent archaeological acquisitions in this half-day course.

This session aim to uncover some of Exeter’s latest exciting archaeological discoveries. Recent building developments in Exeter are mirrored by some important developments in local archaeology. The current planning process ensures that where new building development affects underlying archaeology the developer will pay for the preservation of that archaeology for the public good. This can be by survey, excavation or conservation.

The course will look at how this process works in general and then will focus on the museum’s role in the process. This is best illustrated with recent finds from around Exeter and so course participants will see archaeological discoveries that haven’t yet gone on display.

Course Tutor: Tom Cadbury

Thomas Cadbury has been the archaeology curator at RAMM since 2005. His main focus is RAMM’s antiquities collection which covers local archaeology and history, numismatics and the archaeology of Egypt, the Mediterranean and Western Asia. He has a degree in archaeology from the University of Southampton and a masters in museology from the University of East Anglia. Tom has also worked as an archaeologist and at the Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Tickets are available online or from the Royal Albert Memorial Museum reception in person or by phone using a credit or debit card on 01392 265858 during opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm.