Department of Archaeology 40th Anniversary Open Lectures Series
Stephanie Wynne-Jones will present on Objects and encounters at Songo Mnara, a 15th century site on the Swahili coast of eastern Africa where she has been working since 2009. The site has a rich record of mosques, palaces and material culture linked to trade with the Indian Ocean world. Excavations at the site have pioneered a combination of scientific and contextual approaches to gather a unique record of daily life in this dynamic place and time.
Other events in this series include:
- Anglo-Saxon Royal Burial Ground at Sutton Hoo
- Making Harewood and the Modern World
- Star Carr
- Feeding Stonehenge
- Roman fort at Malton