6th Annual Fort Daniel Frontier Fair

Sponsored by The Fort Daniel Foundation and Gwinnett Archaeological Research Society

AIA Society Event: Atlanta

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Location:
Fort Daniel
2505 Braselton Highway
Buford, GA 30519
United States

The public is invited to celebrate International Archaeology Day at the 6th annual Fort Daniel Frontier Fair on Sat. September 20, 2014 from 10am-5pm.  Fort Daniel is located on Braselton Highway in Buford, (Gwinnett County) GA.  There will be supervised excavaions, blacksmith, pottery making, the Archaeobus, Native American storyteller, live music starting at 1pm, and food vendors on site.  Free parking.  $2pp or $5 per family.  Join us at this 1813 frontier fort site. 

Website: http://www.thegars.org

Contact:
Leslie Perry
LPdigsite@netscape.net
404-754-1139

Closer than We Know: Comparing the Rock Art of Australia and Western North America

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Athens

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Location:
TBA
Athens, GA
United States

Lecturer: David Lee

Abstract: Closer than We Know: Comparing the Rock Art of Australia and Western North America

Contact:
AIA Lecture Program
lectures@aia.bu.edu

TBA

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Atlanta

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Location:
TBA
Atlanta, GA
United States

Lecturer: Alexander Mazarakis Ainian

Kress Lecture

Contact:
AIA Lecture Program
lectures@aia.bu.edu

TBA

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Atlanta

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Location:
TBA
Atlanta, GA
United States

Lecturer: Marjorie Venit

Scranton Lecture

Contact:
AIA Lecture Program
lectures@aia.bu.edu

Dig Night: Malkata

AIA Society Event: Atlanta

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
Emory University, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Reception Hall, Level Three
571 South Kilgo Cir NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
United States

Dr. Peter Lacovara, Senior Curator of Egyptian, Nubian, and Near Eastern Art discusses the recent season of excavations at the site of Malkata, the boyhood home of Tutankhamen.

Contact:
HIlary Gopnik
hgopnik@emory.edu

Ground Radar Day in the Old Athens Cemetery - A Hands-on Experience

Sponsored by Athens Chapter of the AIA

AIA Society Event: Athens

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Location:
Old Athens Cemetery
Jackson Street
Athens, GA 30602
United States

The Athens Chapter will provide a hands-on experience with ground penetrating radar (GPR) in the historic Old Athens Cemetery, on the campus of the University of Georgia (UGA). The radar unit(s) will be provided by the UGA Geology Department and demonstrated by chapter members. Participants will be allowed to operate the equipment and experience the collection of geophysical data over a portion of the cemetery as part of an on-going evalution of the site for the many unmarked graves that remain undiscovered there. The Old Athens Cemetery, managed by UGA, is the oldest such site in Athens and was closed  in 1885 to new burials. Over 800 persons were interred at the site with only 120 or so headstones present today.  The event will begin at 9 AM and continue into the afternoon or as long as weather permits.

Contact:
Ervan G. Garrison
egarriso@uga.edu
706-542-1097

Animals in Ancient Greek and Roman Cult and Ritual

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Atlanta

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
Emory University, White Hall, Room 102
Atlanta, GA
United States

Lecturer: Michael MacKinnon

Abstract: Animals in Ancient Greek and Roman Cult and Ritual

Contact:
Elizabeth Hornor
ehornor@emory.edu

A Complete Cosmos: The Tomb of an Egyptian Governor and Its Secrets

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Atlanta

Monday, March 17, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
Emory University, White Hall, Room 110
Atlanta, GA
United States

Lecturer: Lawrence Berman

Abstract: A Complete Cosmos: The Tomb of an Egyptian Governor and Its Secrets

Contact:
Elizabeth Hornor
ehornor@emory.edu

Ancient American Cities, Religion, and the Case of Cahokia

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Athens

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Location:
University of Georgia, Room TBA
Athens, GA
United States

Lecturer: Timothy R. Pauketat

Abstract: Ancient American Cities, Religion, and the Case of Cahokia

Stone Lecture

Contact:
Jessica Cook Hale
jcook@uga.edu

Building a Greek Temple

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Atlanta

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
Emory University, White Hall, Room 110
Atlanta, GA
United States

Lecturer: John G. Younger

Abstract: Building a Greek Temple

Contact:
Elizabeth Hornor
ehornor@emory.edu

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