Treasure Handling Session at the British Museum for SMA Members

Treasure Handling Session: 4th August 2016

A selection of our members attended a tour of the British Museum’s acclaimed exhibition, ‘Sicily: Culture and Conquest’, led by the exhibition’s Curator, Dirk Booms, free of charge.

This was followed by a an exceptional opportunity to examine medieval objects recently acquired under the Treasure Act, care of Dr Sue Brunning, Curator of Early Medieval Collections and SMA Council Member. cpa-wbdweaaopjh

This event provided a unique opportunity go behind the scenes of the British Museum and handle prized objects.

“This was an excellent opportunity to get up close to archaeology – thanks SMA!”