Rituals and magic objects

Archaeologists find mysterious objects
The uses of objects can be a mystery
The Springfield cursus
Archaeologists sometimes find things with no everyday function

Many of us have superstitious practices, and archaeologists sometimes excavate things that can't easily be explained in functional terms. What are these practices and do they still have meaning today?


A fascinating talk suitable for ages 14+ by Dr Mark Curteis at Chelmsford Museum on Tuesday 21 October at 7.45pm (doors open 7.30am).  Please note that this talk was rescheduled from its original June date.


Tickets £6, Friends of Chelmsford Museums £5. Booking essential

Doors open 7.30pm, event starts 7.45pm


Booking essential on 01245 605700


Part of the 'history for adults' series; suitable for ages 14+


£6 per person (£5 for Friends of the Museum)

Education room, first floor (lift access available)

Dates & Times

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 7:45pm

Ticket Price

£6 per person; £5 Friends of Chelmsford Museum


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