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The Hoover Fakes: How Defrauding a Presidential Library Exposed the Brazen Sale of Forged Antiquities (Dr. Bjorn Anderson and Erin Daly)

805 Southlawn Drive 805 Southlawn Drive, Iowa City, IA

Join the Iowa Society of the AIA for our October International Archaeology Day virtual lecture! "The Hoover Fakes: How Defrauding a Presidential Library Exposed the Brazen Sale of Forged Antiquities" In April 2019, the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum cancelled a planned exhibition, Written in Stone: The Treasures of Eden and The Rosetta Stone, […]

Excavate Virtual Egyptian Artifacts Online

This activity is fun for all ages. Play the archaeology inspired Excavate! Egypt™ game online in celebration of International Archaeology Day. This is a virtual all-day event. Explore four culturally important “dig sites” including Alexandria, Giza, Valley of the Kings, and Karnak. There are over 50 artifacts to uncover and analyze. Explore a worker’s village […]

Heritage Education Network Belize talks Archaeology Laws

Celebrate IAD with Heritage Education Network Belize and 7 New Belize Ltd. Join us for an informative discussion on heritage management legislation with Brandon Usher of "Law man for the Layman" morning show.

Did We Evolve to Exercise? (Free Virtual Lecture)

Daniel Lieberman, Edwin M. Lerner II Professor of Biological Sciences, Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University Exercise is a paradox: everyone knows it is healthy, but most of us struggle to do it. Further, as technology and machines increasingly replace human labor, fewer people are getting enough exercise. In this talk, Daniel Lieberman will […]

Heritage Education Network Belize talks Archaeology Laws

Celebrate IAD with Heritage Education Network Belize and 7 New Belize Ltd. Join us for an informative discussion on heritage management legislation with Brandon Usher of "Law man for the Layman" morning show.

International Archaeology Day in National Heritage Institute Prague

International Archaeology Day in National Heritage Institute Prague Liliová 219/5, Prague

A series of short lectures, covering various topics from the Neolithic to the Modern Age, discussion, poster exhibition on the activities of archaeologists of the National Monuments Institute (Liliová 5, Prague, 2 weeks). A series of short lectures for the public, covering various topics from the Neolithic to the Modern Age, discussion, and poster exhibition […]

How Beer Made Kings in Early Egypt (Free Virtual Lecture)

Matthew Douglas Adams, Director, Abydos Archaeology; Senior Research Scholar, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University The remains of a 5000-year-old brewery found in the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos are providing insights into the relationship between large-scale beer production and the development of kingship in Egypt. Archaeological evidence indicates that the Abydos brewery produced […]

Hopewellians in a Non-Hopewellian World: The Rise of Elaborate Ceremonialism and Long Range Interaction in Precontact Northern Ohio

Evidence of precontact Native American ceremonialism is generally rare in northern Ohio. Only a few isolated mound sites, such as Esch in northcentral Ohio, were thought to have actively participated in the Hopewell Interaction Sphere of southern Ohio. More recent work, however, has identified additional localities in northern Ohio that produce classic Interaction Sphere artifacts […]