Museum of London Docklands: Close to the bone workshops

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Discover the stories revealed by the bones of Londoners in this fascinating evening workshop.

Immerse yourself in this hands-on workshop where you will learn different techniques for identifying biological profiles of individual skeletons. Explore 2D and 3D facial reconstruction techniques with the guidance and knowledge of professionals from Sherlock Bone.

Inspired by the Museum of London Docklands’ new exhibition, Roman Dead, which opened on 25 May, this workshop has been tailored to complement the varied and intriguing artefacts shown in the exhibition, which looks at funerary rituals, beliefs, and different burial practices in London 2,000 years ago.

You will also learn all about the work, processes, and ethics behind the Museum of London’s Centre of Human Bioarchaeology, which was established in 2003 to curate and research the human remains excavated in the City and the Greater London area. With over 20,000 pieces of human remains in the collection, museum Curator of Human Osteology, Dr. Rebecca Redfern, will share studies and insights resulting from this unique and captivating collection with you.

Tickets available now for workshops on Thursday 21 June, Thursday 19 July, and Thursday 20 September, 6.30-9.30pm.

Book now: www.museumoflondon.org.uk

Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL

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