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Beads from Blombos to Barbie

When: Saturday, 10 February 2018 - Saturday, 10 February 2018
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
Origins Centre Museum
Start time:10:00
Enquiries:

bookings.origins@wits.ac.za /011 717-4700

Cost: Fee: R200 sold at Origins or through WebTickets: https://www.webtickets.co.za/event.aspx?itemid=1478

The Origins Centre Museum will host an illustrated talk on the Origins Beads by Severa Rech Cassarino.

This talk will present a light-hearted look at the story of beads from when it sprang up in the midst of the survivalist lifestyle of Early Hominids, through its various roles in ancient cultures - Sumerian, Phoenician, Etruscan, Egypt and Ancient Troy. The talk will be followed by a practical workshop where you will create your own personalised love version of the Trance Dancer.

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