Ancient Mustang: the Origins of a High Himalayan Kingdom in Nepal

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Columbus

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 8:00pm

Location:
OSU Campus, University Hall, Room 014 (Basement)
230 N Oval Mall
Columbus, OH
United States

Lecturer: Mark Aldenderfer

Abstract: Ancient Mustang: the Origins of a High Himalayan Kingdom in Nepal

Norton Lecture

Contact:
Timothy McNiven
mcniven.1@osu.edu
614-299-3140

DaVinci Code, Templars, and Archaeology

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Dayton

Saturday, January 11, 2014 - 10:30am

Location:
SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park
2301 W River Rd
Dayton, OH 45417
United States

Lecturer: Michael Fuller

Abstract: DaVinci Code, Templars, and Archaeology

Quigley Lecture

Contact:
Curt Gwaltney
ibkert@yahoo.com

Towards a Geometric Perfection: the arts and crafts of early Greece

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Oxford

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
Miami University Art Museum
801 S Patterson Ave
Oxford, OH 45056
United States

Lecturer: Irene Lemos

Abstract: Towards a Geometric perfection: the arts and crafts of early Greece.

Kress Lecture

Co-sponsored by the Miami University Art Museum

Contact:
James Hanges
hangesjc@muohio.edu
513-529-2029

The First Farmers in Western Asia: Excavations at Abu Hureyra on the Euphrates

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Cincinnati

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 6:00pm

Location:
University of Cincinnati, Room 300 Braunstein Hall
2825 Campus Way
Cincinnati, OH 45221
United States

Lecturer: Andrew M.T. Moore

Abstract: The First Farmers in Western Asia: Excavations at Abu Hureyra on the Euphrates

Contact:
Ann Santen
ahsanten@aol.com
513-561-4138

The Temple of Isis in Pompeii

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Cleveland

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive
Cleveland, OH 44106
United States

Lecturer: Molly Swetnam-Burland

Abstract: The Temple of Isis in Pompeii

Contact:
Dede Moore
dede@logan.com
216-932-8132

4,000 Years of Andean Gold

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Dayton

Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 10:30am

Location:
SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park
2301 W River Rd
Dayton, OH 45417
United States

Lecturer: Mark Aldenderfer

Abstract: 4000 Years of Andean Gold

Norton Lecture

Contact:
Curt Gwaltney
ibkert@yahoo.com

The Greeks in Sicily

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Cleveland

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive
Cleveland, OH 44106
United States

Lecturer: Barbara Barletta

Abstract: The Greeks in Sicily

Laing Lecture

Contact:
Dede Moore
dede@logan.com
216-932-8132

A Tale of Two Peoples: Phoenicians and Jews in the Land Beyond the River

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Cleveland

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive
Cleveland, OH 44106
United States

Lecturer: Andrea Berlin

Abstract: A Tale of Two Peoples: Phoenicians and Jews in the Land Beyond the River

Kershaw Lecture

Contact:
Dede Moore
dede@logan.com
216-932-8132

Ossuaries and the Burials of Jesus and James

Sponsored by Cleveland Archaeological Society

AIA Society Event: Cleveland

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Location:
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval
Cleveland, OH 44106
United States

Lecture by Dr. Jodi Magness (University of North Carolina) in the Murch Auditorium of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History (1 Wade Oval, Cleveland, OH 44106) at 7:30 pm.  Lecture is free and open to the public.  Reception follows lecture.

 

Abstract:

How did the Jews of Jerusalem dispose of their dead in the time of Jesus? In this slide-illustrated lecture, we consider the Gospel accounts of Jesus' death and burial in light of archaeological evidence, ending with a discussion of the so-called "Talpiyot tomb" (recently claimed to be the tomb of Jesus and his family) and the "James ossuary" (a stone box claimed to contain the remains of James the Just, the brother of Jesus).

Website: http://www.case.edu/artsci/clsc/casmain.html

Contact:
Dr. John R. Spencer
spencer@jcu.edu

Petra: An Urban Oasis in the Arabian Desert

Sponsored by Cleveland Archaeological Society

AIA Society Event: Cleveland

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Location:
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval
Cleveland, OH 44106
United States

Lecture by Dr. Leigh-Ann Bedal (Pennsylvania State University, Erie) in the Murch Auditorium of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History (1 Wade Oval, Cleveland, OH 44106), at 7:30 pm.  Lecture is free and open to the public.  Reception follows lecture

 

Abstract:

During the 1st century BCE, a small settlement of Arab pastoralists located in a remote valley on the edge of the Arabian Desert, was transformed into one of the great ceremonial and economic centers of the ancient Near East. Petra was the capital of the Nabataean Kingdom and hub of the caravan routes that supplied the Mediterranean World with incense and exotic goods. Known for the many magnificent rock-cut tombs and temple facades etched into the encircling rose red sandstone cliffs, Petra's true wonder may be the infrastructure that allowed this desert metropolis to flourish. Masters of hydraulics, Nabataean engineers constructed a network of channels, dams, cisterns and tunnels to transport and store water for practical uses as well as recreation and ornamental display. This presentation explores technological achievements of the Nabataeans and some of the recent discoveries that reveal Petra's splendor.

 

Website: http://www.case.edu/artsci/clsc/casmain.html

Contact:
Dr. John R. Spencer
spencer@jcu.edu

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