Ancient Technologies and Crafts: Pre-AD 1500
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Iowa Society, Archaeological Institute of America; University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist; U Iowa Departments of Anthropology, Art History, and Classics; Coe College and the History Department
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 1:00pm

Location:
Coe College Quad
1220 1st Avenue NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
United States

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

This year’s event is all about ancient technology, anything before AD 1500.  We will be featuring activities such as flint knapping, hide scraping and processing, fire starting processing, bone marrow extraction, early Euro-American and Native American games, spinning and weaving, Roman oven cooking, an artifact/archaeology display tent from the Office of the State Archaeologist, and more.

Contact Information
Name: 
Mark L. Anderson
Telephone: 
319-384-0998

Location

Reconstructing and Testing Ancient Linen Body Armor: The Linothorax Project
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist University of Iowa Departments of Anthropology, Classics, Religion, and Art and Art History University of Iowa Museum of Natural History
Start Date: 
Monday, September 29, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
Univeristy of Iowa Art Biulding West
141 North Riverside Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

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

For nearly 1,000 years, one of the most common forms of protection used by ancient Mediterranean warriors, including the armies of the Greeks and Alexander the Great, was the linothorax, a type of body armor apparently made out of linen.  Due to the perishable nature of its components, however, no examples have survived.  Today it is poorly understood and is known only through fragmentary descriptions in literature and images on pottery and in sculpture.  Employing materials and techniques that would have been available to the ancient Greeks, the members of the UWGB Linothorax

Contact Information
Name: 
Mark L. Anderson
Telephone: 
319-384-0998

Location

300 Miles of Iowa Archaeology
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Office of the State Archaeologist; University of Iowa Departments of Anthropology, Classics, Religion, and Art and Art History; University of Iowa Museum of Natural History; State Historical Society of Iowa Museum, Des Moines; Western Historic Trails Center, Council Bluffs;
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm

Location:
University of Iowa Pentacrest
17 North Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
fair
exhibition
education
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

The 300 Miles of Iowa Archaeology event covers activities stretching from west to east along Interstate-80 from the Western Historic Trails Museum in Council Bluffs, to the State Historical Society of Iowa Museum in Des Moines, and on to the University of Iowa campus. These three locations will feature public talks, flint knapping and other ancient technology demonstrations, Native American artifact displays, archaeology lab tours, Native American games and other hands-on activities.  Additional events will be held at Effigy Mounds National Monument in northeast Iowa.

Contact Information
Name: 
Mark L. Anderson
Telephone: 
319-384-0998

Location

TBA
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Monday, September 29, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
TBA
Iowa City, IA
United States

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

Joukowsky Lecture

Contact Information
Name: 
Mark Anderson

Location

Prometheus Unbound: Excavations in the Ancient Caucasus
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 7:30pm

Location:
TBA
Iowa City, IA
United States

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

Kershaw Lecture

Contact Information
Name: 
Mark Anderson

Location

International Archaeology Day
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa, Iowa Archeology Society
Start Date: 
Monday, October 14, 2013 - 7:30pm
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Location:
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History, Macbride Hall
10 Macbride Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

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

AIA Lecture, Monday 14 October 2013, 7:30 pm at Art Building West on the University of Iowa campus.

Studying Famous Atlatls: From Musuem to Field Test.  By Dr. John C. Whittaker, Grinnell College, Iowa.

Contact Information
Name: 
Mark L. Anderson
Telephone: 
319-384-0998

Location

TBA
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Monday, March 31, 2014

Location:

Iowa City, IA
United States

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

Location

Individuality and Innovation in Greek Sculpture
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Monday, November 4, 2013

Location:

Iowa City, IA
United States

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

Norton Lecture

Contact Information
Name: 
Mark Anderson

Location

National Archaeology Day
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by University of Iowa
Start Date: 
Friday, October 12, 2012 to Sunday, October 14, 2012

Location:
University of Iowa
Clinton Street and Iowa Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
fair
conference
exhibition
education
nad
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

- Two public lectures each by Dr. Jodi Magness (University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill) and Dr. Anna Roosevelt (University of Illinois/Chicago) on Friday and Saturday

- Lab and Repository tours at the Office of the State Archaeologist, Museum of Natural History, and the Departments of Classics and Anthropology at the University of Iowa 

Contact Information
Name: 
Mark L. Anderson
Telephone: 
319-384-0998

Location

Iowa City Archaeology Fair
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA; Office of the State Archaeologist; University of Iowa Natural Hstory Museum; University of Iowa Museum of Art; University of Iowa Department of Anthropology
Start Date: 
Sunday, October 23, 2011 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Location:
Macbride Hall, University of Iowa Campus & 700 South Clinton Street
Macbride Hall
Iowa City, IA
United States

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

Come celebrate the inaugural National Archaeology Day with an afternoon of hands-on activities, demonstrations, tours, and a lecture by a world-renowned archaeologist!  Kick off this fun, cultural experience by listening to a lecture by Dr. Steven Holen, Curator of Archaeology at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.  Then spend the afternoon taking a trip back in time by exploring the labs of University of Iowa faculty members, touring the Office of the State Archaeologist, seeing demonstrations of early tools, art and technology, and making your own version of a Neolithic plaque. 

Contact Information
Name: 
Brenda Longfellow (Society Contact)

Location

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