Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Dr Irving Finkel: Noah’s Ark & Archaeology: the Latest Discoveries

Dr Finkel yesterday
The myth of Noah's ark is well-known and the flood is investigated by archaeologists of the Near East. Now there is an idea of what such an ark might have actually been like. 

British Museum curator and scholar, Dr Irving Finkel informs us on some ground-breaking discoveries in ancient Near Eastern studies.

Dr Irving Finkel works on the cutting edge of ancient scholarship, is Assistant Keeper of Ancient Mesopotamian (i.e. Sumerian, Babylonian and Assyrian) script, languages and cultures, in the Middle East Department of the British Museum.

The evening will begin with the Fortmanteau; our monthly summary of strange news stories.

Thursday 24 November 7.30pm - 10.30pm
Upstairs at the Bell, 50 Middlesex Street London E1 7EX
£3 / £2 concessions
Tubes: Aldgate, Aldgate East and Liverpool Street. Map to the Bell

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