Workshop

Divine fragrances

Fragrances act directly to our sensibility. In ancient times fragrant incenses were sacrificed to the gods to keep negative elements away or simply to spread a sense of personal well-being.

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Which perfumes were used in the ceremonies and in the private homes? Where did they come from and how they were used? Using mortars and pestles in the Roman way, we process herbs and resins to make our own incense. You can take your handmade mixtures home with you afterwards – together with many tips for how to use them.

Information

Offer for

Age

Years 4–6 (ages 10–12); older children by arrangement

Group size

Max. 28 pupils

Possible languages

DE, EN, FR

Date

Dates

01. April 2022 - 31. March 2023

Duration

2 h

Time

Mon–Fri, 10.00–12.00 and 13.00–15.00

Organisation

Meeting point

Museum reception

Accompanying persons

2 accompanying adults, who will support the course leader and take an active part in the course activities.

Booking

please book in advance with our Visitor Service at least 10 working days before your planned visit

Costs

Price

200.-

Payment

please pay at the museum ticket office beforehand

Contact

Tel. +41 (0)61 552 22 22 or mail@augusta-raurica.ch

Please note / Hints

On colder days we recommend warm clothing. Participants in workshops from 12 years of age are required to wear a face mask.

Angaben zur Lehrperson / Coordonnées de l'enseignant / Dettagli dell'insegnante / Details of the teacher

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