Newsletter December 2018

BSA holiday closure dates

The Library will be closed to Readers and Visitors (not Members) from Monday 24th December 2018 to Wednesday 2nd January 2019 inclusively. The Library reopens on Thursday 3rd January 2019. The Offices will be closed from Monday 24th to Wednesday 26th December and from Monday 31st December 2018 to Wednesday 2nd January 2019 inclusively.

Experimenting with textile tools at the Fitch Lab

A database of c. 10 000 loom weights and spindle whorls from across the north Mediterranean can bring much knowledge, as well as new questions about ancient cloth manufacture. This is some of the data our team at the ERC project PROCON have collected over the past five years in order to study textile production in Mediterranean Europe between c. 1000–500 BC.