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Pilfering the Past: A Look Behind the Scenes of a Lawsuit to Recover Stolen Antiquities

February 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In 2017, the Republic of Turkey filed a lawsuit in federal court against auction house Christie’s and billionaire philanthropist Michael Steinhardt for the return of an allegedly looted female figurine dating to the Chalcolithic era. The female idol is distinctive of works produced in the ceramic workshops of Kiliya in Western Anatolia between 3000 and […]

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Archaeology & Ale: Cyprus and the Rhythms of Historical Change

February 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chicago, IL United States + Google Map

Please join us for the first Archaeology & Ale of 2021! Associate Professor Young R. Kim (University of Illinois at Chicago) will discuss "Cyprus and the Rhythms of Historical Change". For some, the end of Mediterranean antiquity was the result of a series of catastrophes; for others, the transition from a Greco-Roman way of life […]

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The Lynch Site and 13th and 14th Century Ethnogenesis on the Central Plains

February 17, 2021 @ 7:30 pm

Lecture by Dr. Douglas Bamforth, University of Colorado Boudler Plains farmers settled at the Lynch site in northeastern Nebraska during the latter decades of the 13th century, in the midst of a wave of social change and dislocation across the mid-continent as Cahokia collapsed and drought spread widely over much of North America.  In contrast […]

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