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A new paper in Archaeology in Wales, produced by Dr Rob Ixer of Leicester University and Dr Richard Bevins of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales confirms, for the first time, the exact origin of some the rhyolite debitage found at Stonehenge. This work could now lead to important conclusions about how stones were transported from Pembrokeshire to Stonehenge.
Ever wonder what customs and traditions of mid winter festivals past? There is an opportunity to experience Christmases past at the National Roman Legion Museum in Caerleon on Saturday 10th December, 11:00am to 4:00pm.
Visitors to Wales’s national museums keep growing
Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales often shares its collections with venues both home and abroad. And this autumn is no different as the French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist gallery at National Museum Cardiff feature two important loans from Germany, as part of an international exchange initiative.
Biodiversity in Wales can not be understood fully without understanding biodiversity in the global context. Further research on biodiversity will be undertaken by Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales at the end of the November when its entomologist and fly expert (dipterist) Dr Adrian Plant, from the natural history department at National Museum Cardiff, takes part in a three week scientific expedition to Chilean Patagonia.