Tonight join @wmarybeard at the iconic Stonehenge for the first in a new series of Inside Culture with Mary Beard, ft an exclusive performance from Vanessa Redgrave; artist @jeremydeller; comedian @russell_kane; and actor and writer Sheila Atim. 7.30pm @BBCTwo #insideculture
Some fabulous #Roman jewellery on display @AshmoleanMuseum includes (30) a gold necklace with a pendant cupid, set with amethysts, emeralds and amber, (2) a gold and emerald necklace, (7) two gold bullae and (4) a gold ring inscribed ‘May you live in good fortune and tranquility’
A ship’s cat, meant to be lucky, could prove tricky on board. It might use the magic stored in its tail to whip up storms & if the feline went overboard it would summon a storm to sink the ship, which would still be cursed with 9 years’ bad luck if it survived. #FolkloreThursday
⭐Got a socially engaged project you'd like to celebrate?
⭐Have you or a colleague had a transformational impact?
⭐Are you proud of the work your museum did during lockdown?
Enter the Museums Change Lives Awards 2020 🏆
Closing date tomorrow!
Museums Change Lives Awards 2020 - Museums Association
Nominations are now open for this year's awards
New blog post: Two red garments taken from British soldiers during #AmRev were repurposed into baby shoes & a quilt, remaining as patriotic reminders. @AmRevMuseum @WinterthurMuse #vastearlyamerica #materialculture https://t.co/AyYgNtsUCS
And wow! Who wouldn't love to have those in their kitchen in 2020 CE! https://t.co/Um3sPVzE0B
Roman glass bottles, dated back to 1 century AD. Bottles were used as measures of capacity each bottle is twice the size of the next one. Found in #Pompeii.
Tuesday to Sunday: 11am to 3pm
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.