During the honey festival, the museum is filled with bees, flowers and honey. Visitors can open honeycomb and extract the honey in a centrifuge. Children can even fill a little glass and take it home. The working bees can be admired at the show-beehive.
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This event is unique in its kind. It only happens once a year in Belgium that all historical associations are assembled under the cover of a multi-period camp. During this camp we make a journey through World History. This happens in an encampment built in the style and the tradition of the presented period.
Paint eggs and play in old-fashioned way in Sagnlandet Lejre!
Learn hands-on skills including: Traditional Cherokee crafts taught by National Treasures, historical cooking, military firearms, Poultry 101, and more. Conference sessions cover a wide range of topics from women’s suffrage, women soldiers, creating a period kitchen, and how to develop a living histo
An Experimental Diachronic Exploration of Patination Methodology of Dark Patinated (Arsenical) Copper Alloys on Case Studies from the Eastern Mediterranean Bronze Age and Early Iron Age
***Artificially patinated copper alloys are found archaeologically in polychrome artefacts from the 19th century BC Egypt to historical and contemporary Japan. The unusual colour variations observed in these patinas, ranging from black to blue to purple, is due to a minor amount of gold (Au) and silver (Ag) in their copper matrix, whereas...
***Ancient Egyptian animal mummies and votive statuettes were often wrapped in linen, concealing the contents and conferring sanctity to the remains. Mummy autopsies were commonplace in 19th century Europe, when ancient mummified bodies were unwrapped to reveal what lay beneath the linen bandages. Similarly...