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Posts Tagged ‘Astrolabe’

Space Beads: Ancient Egyptian Artefacts Made From An Iron Meteorite

On Saturday 27th September 2014 the Royal Observatory in Greenwich held a lecture in conjunction with the Petrie Museum, combining astronomy, Egyptology, experimental archaeology and art. Be inspired!

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Space Beads by Kit Wags.

It’s been awhile since I last had the opportunity to attend a lecture, but last weekend I went to the Royal Observatory in Greenwich for a talk about Space Beads - the title alone being enough to tickle my fancy.

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Tapestry by Sarah Gillett.

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The space beads in question are ancient… read more

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