Exhibition preview - Ghost words: reading the past

Exhibition preview - Ghost words: reading the past

Exhibition preview - Ghost words: reading the past
Wednesday 23 September 2020, 3.00pm to 3.45pm BST
Booking closed
Booking closed
Wednesday 23 September 2020, 3.00pm to 3.45pm BST
  • An example of a palimpest
Open to: 
Alumni and guests
Theme: 
Art and culture, Humanities, Museums and collections, Virtual tours

Palimpsests are manuscripts where the earliest writing has been erased and the parchment reused. The promise of reading long-erased texts has enthralled scholars for centuries.

Join Cambridge University Library for this show and tell, featuring the exhibition curators and conservators as they present some of the key objects to feature in the exhibition, Ghost words: Reading the past.

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Booking for this event is now closed.

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