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Archaeology and History - The World of Stonehenge

Muddy Archaeologist Gillian Hovell Stonehenge enh

Start date: 31st Jan 2022

Time: 19:00 - 21:00

Cost: £35

Day: Monday

Duration: 3 weeks

Tutor: Gillian Hovell

Course code: SP22088

The World of Stonehenge - three sessions: what we know/think we know about the site itself; a 2nd session on the vibrant Neolithic world of the time (art, travel, culture of the first farmers …); a third on how to explore Neolithic sites (what to look for). 

Stonehenge - General View from the East. about 1863 J W Miell Getty Villa open content detail_

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Hovell, Gillian, Head 3 Muddy Archaeologist (2)

Gillian Hovell

Gillian Hovell BA(Hons), professionally known as ‘The Muddy Archaeologist’, is an ancient historian and archaeologist who lectures for York University and for the British Museum and throughout Britain as well as internationally.
She has spent years lecturing on tours and cruises throughout the Ancient Mediterranean, inspiring guests to really enjoy their explorations into the ancient world, and she has excavated at sites including Roman Pompeian Oplontis.
Gillian shares her expertise and passion for ancient history by engaging with audiences in books, in person, in the field, in the media and on line.
Her speciality is in digging deeper into our ancient past to add depth, colour and meaning to our modern lives today; the ancient cultures have much to tell us about our common humanity, and they influenced our own heritage and still speak to us today.
Prepare to visit the past and to discover about ourselves as well as those who lived, loved and died millennia ago.

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