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18:00 - 20:00 12 June 2014

Taxonomies of Bones and Pots: From broken sherd to pot


Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology | DMS Watson Building (link Map)
Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: FREE
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

A look at how Flinders Petrie used his drawings of pots to develop his seriation system of dating that led to him being named the father of scientific archaeology. We will be drawing and sketching using a replica of Petrie’s drawing machine that he used to piece together complete pots from fragments.

Part of Universities Week.


Debbie Challis / Helen Pike
+44 (0)20 7679 4138 | events.petrie@ucl.ac.uk


Petrie Museum