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Archaeology Day Open House

October 28, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

McElhaney Hall
441 North Walk
Indiana, PA 15705 United States

The Anthropology Department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will hold their annual Archaeology Open House on Saturday, October 28, from 10:00-12:00 PM. Activities will take place on the ground floor of McElhaney Hall, as well as outside on the “South Lawn” adjacent to the building (weather permitting). No matter what your level of archaeological knowledge, there will be something for everybody. Events include prehistoric and historic artifact displays from local archaeological sites, artifact identification, stone tool-making demonstrations, spear throwing outdoors, and 3-D laser scanning and printing artifact replicas. There will also be a room for kids (and the young at heart), with activities such as prehistoric hand-painting, wampum beading, and pottery refitting. All of the archaeology laboratories (including the faunal, botanical, and geophysical labs) will open their doors to the public during the event and fun, complimentary archaeology-themed snacks will be provided. Travel back in time and come see how archaeology is done at this free event!

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October 28, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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McElhaney Hall
441 North Walk
Indiana, PA 15705 United States
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