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Later Prehistoric Finds Conference: Crafting Identities

26 Oct 2019

Auditorium, Level 1


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Craft and the transformation of raw materials into objects were integral aspects of prehistoric life. This conference examines crafting processes in detail and investigates the complex ways these processes and resulting artefacts contributed to the identities of groups and individuals.


09:45–16:45 (doors open 09:30)


Auditorium, Level 1, entry is via Lothian Street.


£20, £16 Members &Conc.*

*Over 60s, students with valid NUS or Young Scot card, unemployed with ID, disabled people. Carers of disabled people go free. 

Booking information

Age 14+ 
Book in person at our museums, call 0300 123 6789 or book online. 

Later Prehistoric Finds Group Conference: Crafting Identities: Making and using objects in the Bronze and Iron Ages


  • Mark Dalton, British Museum and University College London
  • Giovanna Fregni, Independent Researcher
  • Tessa Machling, Independent researcher
  • Roland Williamson, Museum replica maker, Bodgit & Bendit
  • Anne Crone, AOC Archaeology
  • Matt Hitchcock, University of Manchester
  • Mary Davis, National Museums Scotland
  • Nicky Garland, Newcastle University
  • Fraser Hunter, National Museums Scotland
  • Sophie Adams, SUERC, University of Glasgow
  • Marta Innes, University of Glasgow 
  • Gemma Cruickshanks, National Museums Scotland
  • Jennifer Beamer, University of Leicester
  • Helen Chittock, AOC Archaeology

Getting here

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street


Map and directions


We want everyone who comes to our museums to enjoy their time with us and make the most of their visit. 


  • The Lothian Street entrance and Auditorium are wheelchair accessible, and there is access to an accessible toilet.
  • There is level access to the Museum via the main doors to the Entrance Hall on Chambers Street and the Tower entrance at the corner of Chambers Street and George IV Bridge. 
  • Lifts are available to all floors.
  • Accessible toilets are available on most floors, as well as a Changing Places (U) toilet in the Entrance Hall on Level 0.
  • There is also an induction loop in the Auditorium.
  • Guide dogs, hearing dogs and other recognised assistance dogs are admitted.

Find out more about our access information.


If you have any access requirements, please contact


Morning and afternoon coffee is provided but we ask that you make your own arrangements for lunch.


  • The Events Space is available for you, if you wish to bring your own packed lunch.
  • The Museum Brasserie serves hot and cold meals and can be found in the Entrance Hall, by the main entrance to the Museum.
  • The Museum Balcony café on level 3 serves home baking, sandwiches and hot home-made soup.
  • National Museums Scotland members receive a 20% discount in both the Brasserie and balcony café.

In partnership with the Later Prehistoric Finds Group

Supported by the Prehistoric Society

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