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March 2020
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Connecting Tools and Materials in the Dutch Neolithic

Ypenburg

Lecture by Professor Annelou van Gijn, University of Leiden Lecture in partnership with the Prehistoric Society Archaeological artefacts like flint are frequently studied in isolation and not as part of a toolkit, let alone as part of a technological system. This lecture will show how a combination of microwear (use wear) analysis and experimental archaeology can shed light on the technological and functional relationships between different find categories. This will be illustrated by two case studies, one on Neolithic amber…

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Connecting Tools and Materials in the Dutch Neolithic

March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ypenburg

Lecture by Professor Annelou van Gijn, University of Leiden Archaeological artefacts like flint are frequently studied in isolation and not as part of a toolkit, let alone as part of a technological system. This lecture will show how a combination of microwear (use wear) analysis and experimental archaeology can shed light on the technological and functional relationships between different find categories. This will be illustrated by two case studies, one on Neolithic amber and jet ornaments, the second on the…

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April 2020

James Sutherland (c 1639-1719): Botanist, Antiquary & Numismatist

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh,
20a Inverleith Row
Edinburgh , EH3 5LR United Kingdom
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Lecture by Robert Betteridge (NLS), Nick Holmes (NMS) and Lorna Mitchell (RBGS) Thursday 30 April 2020 at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Following his appointment as “Intendant” of the Physic Garden by the founders Robert Sibbald and Andrew Balfour James Sutherland went on to obtain a Regius Professorship of Botany and appointment to the position of King’s Botanist. In this talk we will learn more about the man behind the Garden that was to become the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and…

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