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International Archaeology Day at Research Centre Panská Lhota

Panská Lhota 31 Panská Lhota 31, Brtnice

Following previous years, the Research Centre at Panská Lhota (Department of Archaeology and Museology, Masaryk University) will open to public, not only to show how archaeologists work, but also a glimpse into the past will be presented through a medieval-like tournament with real knights and ladies.

Amazing Virtual Archaeology Fair at Harvard

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Celebrate the glamour, labor, humor, and discoveries of archaeology at Harvard. Join student archaeologists as they share their experience with an Irish castle, a shaft tomb in western Mexico, monuments on the Giza plateau in Egypt and drones used to study El-Kurru in ancient Nubia, among other locations. Place a friendly wager on an atlatl […]

Exhibiting Nubia in Today’s World

The Boston Museum of Fine Arts’ recent exhibition Ancient Nubia Now revealed the often misunderstood and previously unacknowledged sophistication of this ancient African culture. Dr. Freed will address the challenges faced in mounting the exhibition that drew on the largest collection of Nubian artefacts outside Sudan

Dealing with the Fringe: Archaeological Thinking About Everything from Ancient Aliens to Viking Runestones

This lighthearted, heavily illustrated presentation examines how archaeologists think about why people make and believe fantastic claims explaining the distant past. From ancient alien interventions to Pre-Columbian transoceanic explorations—especially those pesky Vikings and their runestones supposedly found in present-day Oklahoma—how well do such claims hold up under the scrutiny of evidence and critical thinking? Come […]

T-Doors, Tri-Walls, and Sub-Floors: Southwestern Examples of Clunky Evidence in the Age of Big Data

In Southwestern archaeology, pottery has always held pride-of-place for both quantity and quality of archaeological data. Pottery defines the basic "culture areas," and changes in pottery track much of the history we infer for those regions. Other, larger, clunkier evidence is worth a look: Architecture, for example. Various "types" of buildings -- as valid as […]

Archaeological Value of Suvannabhumi–Postponed

Prayer Hall of Mu Thin Village Mu Thin Village, Bilin Township, Mon State

This event has been postponed due to COVID-19. Welcoming the International Archaeology Day 2020, this event will be held for two days in Mu Thin Village of Bilin Township, Mon State, Myanmar. This event will be held from 10, 11 October 2020. Mu Thin Village is land of Archaeological Zone in Mon State of Myanmar. […]

Family Archaeology Day

Bollinger County Museum of Natural History 209 Mayfield Drive, Marble Hill, MO

Arrowhead Fred Bollinger will present a program on flint knapping at 1:00 pm. There will be limited seating at this program. Registration for the flint knapping demonstrations is required. You may call the museum at 573-238-1174, email bcmnh@sbcglobal.net, or visit our website https://www.bcmnh.org/support-us/ to register. Face coverings will be required and physical distance seating arrangements […]