Boyd Dawkins: Ancient worlds cave hunter
|Starts:||13:00 2 Nov 2012|
|Ends:||14:00 2 Nov 2012|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|How much:||Book on 0161 275 2648, free, adults|
1-2pm. Join historian Leucha Veneer in this talk to find out more about William Boyd Dawkins, the Manchester Museum’s first curator. He hunted, found and recorded tools from Neolithic and Bronze Age man in the caves of Cresswell Crags, a limestone gorge honeycombed with caves. Using his knowledge of geology from building tunnels in Manchester, William Boyd Dawkins brought science to the fore in the understanding of archaeology - and the age of the earth. Part of Manchester Science Festival.
Price: Book on 0161 275 2648, free, adults
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