Akrotiri is subject of society talk
THE subject of tonight’s Middleton Archaeological Society talk is Akrotiri - Pompeii of the Aegean
The society will welcome Dr Gina Muskett, the Liverpool University Classical history expert.
The talk is entitled ‘Akrotiri - Pompeii of the Aegean’. Gina visits Greece every year to update herself on its archaeology.
Visitors can expect some of the most up-to-date ideas on the subject.
The talk will be held at 7.30am tonight, Thursday, May 25, at the Olde Boar’s Head.
Entrance to the talk is £1 for society members and £3 for members of the public.
The subsequent meeting will be held on Thursday, June 29, at 7.30pm and is entitled ‘The view from the Finds Hut.’ It will offer a closer look at Medieval pottery.
It will be presented by Kerry Beeston, an independent museums and institutions professional. It will be held in conjunction with Found in Middleton, a display of local archeological finds collected by the society since 2011.
For more information see middletonas.com.