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The Monsoon Sea: Glimpses of an Ancient Indian Ocean World

Humans first sailed regularly upon the Indian Ocean roughly 5,000 years ago. They continued to brave the waves over millennia through coastal skips and open sailing with the monsoon winds. By the early centuries of the Common Era, the ocean supported a host of human activity, including individuals from the eastern Mediterranean, Arabian Peninsula, and […]

Indigenous knowledge, skills and practices in conserving Great Zimbabwe

Abstract: World over, Zimbabwe is probably the only country named after an archaeological site – (i.e. Great Zimbabwe). Today, the most outstanding material remains are the stone structures, built without the use of mortar or any binding material. This makes Great Zimbabwe a unique expression of a built tradition in Africa and a challenging cultural […]

Virtual Symposium: Great Archaeological Discoveries

Nashville Parthenon 2500 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN

Join the Nashville Parthenon Virtual Summer Symposia series! This is the first of three Symposia; the other two will be July 21 and August 18. All three support new exhibition 'The Antikythera Mechanism' at the Nashville Parthenon through September 26. Dr. Tuck’s talk will focus on some of the most famous and exciting archaeological discoveries, […]

The Archaeology Channel International Film Festival

The Shedd Institute 868 High Street, Eugene

Join us for 5 activity-filled days of film screenings, banqueting and presentations focused on archaeology and cultural heritage! Films that were selected for the competition will be screened at The Shedd Institute, while those submitted but not competing will be available for viewing at the Eugene Public Library, both in downtown Eugene. As always, we […]

The Archaeology Channel International Film Festival

The Shedd Institute 868 High Street, Eugene

Join us for 5 activity-filled days of film screenings, banqueting and presentations on archaeology and cultural heritage! Films selected for the competition will be screened at the Shedd Institute, while those that were submitted but are not competing will be available to view in the Eugene Public Library, both in downtown Eugene. As always, we […]

Workshop (Webinar) on Rocchicella di Mineo (ancient Palikè), Sicily, June 24-25, 2021

A workshop featuring contributions by a range of international scholars (Sicily, Spain, U.S., Canada) will be held remotely via the Zoom platform on Thursday, June 24, 2021 and Friday, June 25, 2021 from 9am - 1pm, EDT (3pm - 7pm in Sicily). The focus of the workshop is the historical interpretation of the archaeological site […]

Virtual Symposium: Conserving Bronzes at the National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece

Nashville Parthenon 2500 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN

Join the Nashville Parthenon Virtual Summer Symposia series! This is the second of three Symposia; the other final talk will be August 18. All three support the new exhibition 'The Antikythera Mechanism' at the Nashville Parthenon through September 26, 2021. Dr. Georgianna Moraitou will speak about archaeological conservation. Specifically, she will focus on bronze conservation […]

Historical Fiction: An End-Product of Archaeology?

Online Lecture by Steven Saylor about his new book, Dominus, the long-awaited capstone to Saylor’s bestselling novels of Ancient Rome.  His books include the long running Roma Sub Rosa series featuring Gordianus the Finder, as well as the New York Times bestselling novel, Roma and its follow-up, Empire. He has appeared as an on-air expert on […]

Virtual Symposium: Underwater Archaeology

Nashville Parthenon 2500 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN

Join the Nashville Parthenon Virtual Summer Symposia series! This is the last of three Symposia. All three support the new exhibition 'The Antikythera Mechanism' at the Nashville Parthenon through September 26. Dr. Anne Duray will introduce underwater archaeological practice that helps experts interpret our human past. Specifically, Dr. Duray will explain the training and methodology […]