Animal bones in archaeology

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  • Date and time: Saturday 8 February 2020, 2pm to 6pm
  • Location: York Barbican (Map)
  • Audience: Open to the public
  • Admission: Free admission

Event details

Welcome to the amazing world of ‘zoo’archaeology. Learn about the anatomy of the animal skeleton and find out some fun facts about British animals, including their habitats and the history of their introduction to the British Isles. Can you put sheep bones into a skeleton like a 3D jigsaw puzzle? Are you able to identify which animal a skull belongs to? Come along and find out!

Meet the researchers: Dr Mik Lisowski and Dr David Orton,Department of Archaeology and BioArCh, University of York


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Venue details

  • Wheelchair accessible