Experience an epic day of archaeological events with the family! Activities are scattered across two museums — the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East — so explore Native North American, Central American, Egyptian, Mesopotamian and Mediterranean archaeology. Throw a spear with a spear thrower. Talk to […]
Antonio J. Morales, Assistant Professor of Egyptology, University of Alcalá; Real Colegio Complutense Visiting Fellow 2022, Harvard University; Director, The Middle Kingdom Theban Project One of ancient Egypt's high points of cultural, intellectual, and social life was the period referred to as the Middle Kingdom (2030–1650 BCE). The ancient city of Thebes (modern Luxor) was […]
Dr. Michael Hoff Professor of Art History University of Nebraska-Lincoln The Roman-era city of Antiochia ad Cragum lies on the south coast of Turkey in the region of ancient Rough Cilicia. Prior to the city’s foundation the site served as one of the major bases of the infamous Cilician Pirates who preyed on shipping along […]
Ridgeway lecture: Kim Shelton, UC Berkeley: Petsas House, Mycenae: pottery, production, and the palatial economy of the 14th c. BCE This lecture will present a wide variety of material from the current excavations at Mycenae which provides insight into the production of pottery in a late bronze age workshop, the reconstructed demographics and decision-making process […]
First hand description by Katherine Neustadt, Senior Heritage Consultant at Atkins. about several exciting new archaeological projects in England.