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Stones and Bones: Archaeology Activity Day

When: Saturday, 14 October 2023 - Saturday, 14 October 2023
Where: Origins Centre
Start time:10:00
Enquiries: / 0117174700

Cost: R80 per person

Prof Pierre-Jean Texier and Dr Aurore Val for a morning of archaeology-inspired activities and explorations.

Join us for a morning of archaeology-inspired activities and explorations. Attend a stone tool knapping workshop with archaeologist and lithic specialist Professor Pierre-Jean Texier, learn about the innovative Middle Stone Age hunter-gatherers with zooarchaeologist, Dr Aurore Val, go on a treasure hunt, make your own engravings, do fun archaeological-inspired crafts, learn about South Africa's rich archaeological record, meet real archaeologists, and touch real artefacts!

10:00 - 13:00 archaeology-inspired activities and explorations. Fun activities for kids (but all ages are welcome).

10:00 Talk by Dr Aurore Val 'Bones, furs and feathers: Middle Stone Age hunter-gatherers and the animal world in southern Africa.' 

11:00 Stone tool knapping workshop with Professor Pierre-Jean Texier (for over 10s).

R80 per person (tickets on webtickets or at the door). All ages welcome, but some activities are only for older kids. Sponsored by GENUS. Enquiries:; 0117174700

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