Events

Dr. Randall Souza: “Survival and resilient communities in ancient Sicily: The lessons of Entella”

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture (MAC) 2316 West 1st Avenue, Spokane, WA

When communities dissolve, it is rare for them to be reborn. During the First Punic Wars (ca. 264-241 BCE), the people of Entella were expelled from their city; a critical portion of the refugees actually managed to return to Entella and restart the life of their Community thanks to the aid of various kinds from […]

Dr. Christine Johnston: “Merchants and Markets in Egyptian Trade”

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture (MAC) 2316 West 1st Avenue, Spokane, WA

The role of centralized institutions in the economy of the Egyptian states has traditionally been over-emphasized, in part due to the exaggerated part played by state actors in surviving texts. This textual evidence presents the economy of Egypt as almost exclusively redistributive, with the state assuming a veritable royal monopoly on production, product circulation, and […]