AIA First Vice-Present Jodi Magness believes that a mosaic discovered among the ruins of a Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue depicts the story of a legendary meeting between Alexander the Great and the Jewish high priest.
On April 4, 2016 a jointly sponsored day-long workshop on establishing the provenance of archaeological material was held in Philadelphia, PA at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum).
The AIA is pleased to announce it will host its annual benefit on Thursday, May 5, in New York City. Prof. Colin Renfrew will receive the Institute's Bandelier Award for Service to Archaeology at the event.
As you may have heard, the 2018 federal budget proposes to eliminate funding for several agencies, including the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).