Napoleon in Egypt: the Beginning of Egyptology
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA/University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery
Start Date: 
Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Location:
Memorial Art Gallery
500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

When Napolean Bonaparte invaded Egypt in 1798, along with his army he brought 150 artists, linguists, and scientists of all kinds to describe Egypt. It would be the first ethnographic study of its kind but also was the beginning of modern Egyptology. They discovered the Rosetta Stone, the key to deciphering hieroglyphs. When the savants returned to France, they published the Description de L’Egypte, the first accurate representation of Egyptian antiquities written for the western world. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Leslie DesMarteau

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Agatha Christie, Archaeology and Alzheimer's
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
Memorial Art Gallery
500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 
Contact Information
Name: 
Sarah Jones
Telephone: 
585-955-3319

Location

The Great Museum of the Sea
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
Memorial Art Gallery
500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 

The oceans, lakes and rivers of the world are the greatest museum of humanity’s interaction with the sea – as well as our global expansion and a record of our interactions with each other through immigration, exploration, commerce and war.  This lecture explores some of history’s most famous and significant shipwrecks from antiquity through the modern age  – ranging from the Ulu Burun shipwreck of 1300 BC to more modern wrecks like the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor, the USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor, or RMS Titanic.  Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Sarah Jones
Telephone: 
585-955-3319

Location

Digging with Mussolini (Dr. Stephen L. Dyson)
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Rochester, NY Society, AIA/Memorial Art Gallery
Start Date: 
Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Location:
Memorial Art Gallery
500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Abstract: More archaeology was done in Rome under the Fascists than at any time before or since.  Major sites were excavated in all parts of the City.  New museums were created.  Many important finds were made.  The aim of the archaeology was to increase the regime’s identification with ancient Rome.  Mussolini liked to play the ‘new Caesar’ and ‘new Augustus’ against the background of ancient ruins.  While the excavations were extensive, the quality of the work was often poor and much important information was lost.  Since the fall of fascism, Mussolini’s archaeology has remained a Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Leslie DesMarteau

Location

Sacred Spaces and Human Sacrifice: The Nasca Lines in their Cultural and Religious Context
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 7:30pm

Location:
MAG M&T Bank Ballroom, Cutler Union, Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 
Contact Information
Name: 
AIA

Location

Paupers and Peasants and Princes and Kings: Society in Late Bronze Age Greece
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 7:30pm

Location:
MAG M&T Bank Ballroom, Cutler Union, Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 

McDonald Lecture Read more »

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Name: 
AIA

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The Magnificent Peutinger Map: Roman Cartography at its Most Creative
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 7:30pm

Location:
MAG M&T Bank Ballroom, Cutler Union, Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 

Joukowsky Lecture Read more »

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Name: 
AIA

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"Searching for the First Farmers in the Adriatic: new excavations at Danilo and Pokrovnik"
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA Rochester Society and The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
Start Date: 
Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 7:30pm to 9:45pm

Location:
The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
500 University Avenue
Rochester, , NY 14607
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Dr. Andrew M. Read more »

Contact Information
Telephone: 
585-381-9034

Location

Finding the First Farmers in the Adriatic: New Excavations in Danilo and Pokrovnik, Croatia
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 7:30pm

Location:
The Memorial Art Gallery
500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Dr. Andrew M. Moore, a professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology, will deliver a lecture discussing early farming practices in the Mediterranean during the Neolithic Period. Read more »

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Tutankhamun: The Life and Death of a God King
Start Date: 
Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 7:30pm

Location:
The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 

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