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March 31, 2011

Today was devoted exclusively to a tour of the ancient monuments of Ghazni, which stretch from perhaps as early as the Achaemenid or Persian period to the Timurid period in the early 16th century.

March 30, 2011

Early this morning we boarded a military helicopter and flew to Ghazni, nearly 150 km to the southwest of Kabul.

March 29, 2011

My second full day in Kabul featured two highlights: a visit to the Kabul Archaeological Museum and a lecture at Kabul University.

March 28, 2011

C. Brian Rose, former President of the Archaeological Institute of America, shares his observations about Afghanistan during his current trip.

March 24, 2011

Dr. Donny George, the former General Director of the Iraq Museum in Baghdad, who did so much to defend its collections in the wake of the ouster of Saddam Hussein, died while visiting Toronto on March 11.

March 4, 2011

In response to the recent reports on the situation in Egypt the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) released a joint statement.

February 9, 2011

From February 2nd to 8th over 10,000 votes were cast online in the AIA's first ever Excavation Outreach Contest.

February 8, 2011

As you know, we face a tough fight this year to defend federal funding for the humanities. With budget cuts to the NEH looming, it is imperative that Congress hear from humanities advocates now.

January 31, 2011

We call on Egyptian authorities to do what they can to protect the irreplaceable archaeological and cultural material in their country. We applaud the Egyptian people for doing whatever they can to ensure the safety of sites, museums, and cultural objects.

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