Events Calendar

Date Event Category
Jan
03
SOLD OUT: “When on high the heavens were yet unnamed”: How the great god Marduk built the city of Babylon
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Dec
16
An Unusual Libation Basin in the Glencairn Museum
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Dec
06
SOLD OUT: The Urbanized Jungle: Ancient Maya Garden Cities
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Nov
18
The Afterlife of Egyptian Kings
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Nov
16
CANCELLED: The Gordion Cultural Heritage Program as Public Engagement
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Nov
13
Voices from Syria: A Conversation with Author Wendy Pearlman
Monday | 5:30 pm
 
Nov
12
The Musician’s Life
Sunday | 2:00 pm
 
Nov
04
The Evolutionary Genomic Dynamics of Peruvians Before, During, and After the Inca Empire
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Nov
02
The Religious Center of the City of Knossos: Excavations of a Plot in the Modern Village
Thursday | 5:30 pm
 
Nov
01
Object Histories: Inside Repatriation at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Wednesday | 7:00 pm
 
Nov
01
SOLD OUT: The Lost Cities of Ancient Egypt
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Oct
21
Of Scribes and Stables: Recent Discoveries in a New Kingdom Cemetery at South Abydos
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Oct
18
The Ancient Greeks and the Future of the Human Race
Wednesday | 5:00 pm
 
Oct
17
Travels of an Archaeologist: Finding a Sense of Place
Tuesday | 6:00 pm
 
Oct
04
SOLD OUT: The Greek Polis: Imagining the Ideal City
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Sep
16
New Discoveries from the 2016 and 2017 Excavations at Anubis-Mountain, South Abydos
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Aug
31
Science of a Psychopath: Identifying the American Ripper
Thursday | 6:00 pm
 
Jun
10
Maya Palaces in Ruins: Stephens’ and Catherwood’s Presentation of the Past
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Jun
07
Tomb Guardians: The Story of the Chinese Winged Lions in the Penn Museum
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
May
13
Muut Questions: Exploring Modern and Ancient Mayan Connections to Birds
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
May
04
When Museums Tackle Tough Topics: Race, Science, and the Penn Museum
Thursday | 6:30 pm
 
May
03
Man-lions, “Blood-seed” Demons, and Wish-fulfilling Cows: Assorted Beings from the Indian Imagination
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Apr
15
Safe Passage: Ancient Egyptian Vernacular Shrines in the Western Desert
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Apr
08
Twisted Records: Wari-style Khipus and What We Might Know about Them
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Apr
05
Beasts in the Night Sky: The Constellation Myths of Greece and Rome
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Apr
04
Preservation of Art and Culture in Times of War: Public Keynote Panel New Frontiers in the Protection of Cultural Heritage
Tuesday | 5:00 pm
 
Apr
04
Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa
Tuesday | 12:30 pm
 
Mar
30
AIA Evening Lecture
Thursday | 6:00 pm
 
Mar
18
Annual Korsyn Lecture: What’s New with King Tut?
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Mar
02
Political Statements and Shifting Temporal Edges: Architectural Heritage for a Yugoslav Socialist City, 1951-1968
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Mar
01
Underwater Panthers and Their Place in the Native American Cosmos
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Feb
24
Alcohol in the Ancient World Keynote Address
Friday | 6:00 pm
 
Feb
19
Giving to the Gods: Votives and Magic at Sardis, Turkey
Sunday | 2:00 pm
 
Feb
11
Pharaoh Alexander the Great: The Egyptian Background of the Alexander Romance
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Feb
01
Monsters of the Maya Cosmos
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Jan
19
Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know
Thursday | 6:00 pm
 
Jan
19
Community Based Cultural Heritage in Practice
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Jan
14
A Community and Its Temple
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Jan
04
The Hobbits of Flores Island:  Myth, Magic, Majesty of Homo floresiensis
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Dec
10
Middle Kingdom Clappers, Dancers, Birth Magic, and the Reinvention of Ritual
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Dec
07
The Strong Silent Type: The Sphinx
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Dec
01
The Memory of Property: Decolonial Futures for Ethnographic Collections?
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Nov
19
New Discoveries in Ancient Turkey
Saturday | 2:00 pm
 
Nov
17
The Lord of the Gold Rings: The Griffin Warrior of Pylos
Thursday | 6:00 pm
 
Nov
14
The Phoenicians at the Ends of the Earth: Motya in Western Sicily and the Creation of Mediterranean Civilization 
Monday | 6:00 pm
 
Nov
14
Vikings, Pioneers and Natives: The Kensington Rune Stone and the Contested History of the American Mid-West
Monday | 6:00 pm
 
Nov
13
Building the City in Palestine: Jericho Across the Ages and its Image in the Bible
Sunday | 3:00 pm
 
Nov
12
Pre-Columbian Society Talk: The Tihosuco Heritage Preservation and Community Development Project
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Nov
10
POSTPONED: The Gordion Cultural Heritage Program as Public Engagement
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Nov
05
Fit for a King: Recent Discoveries in Predynastic Hierakonpolis, Egypt’s First Capital
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Nov
05
Experimental Archaeology: Weaving on the Warp-Weighted Loom
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Nov
02
Centaurs, Sirens and Chimaera: The Greeks and their Monsters
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Oct
27
CANCELLED - The Linguistic and Cultural Heritage of the Philadelphia Deaf Community
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Oct
22
Ambiguous Futures and Murky Waters: Climate Change and Risk in Southeast Alaska
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Oct
15
Crafts and Consumerism in Predynastic Egypt
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Oct
06
Archaeology and Conservation in Turkey
Thursday | 6:00 pm
 
Oct
05
Anzu: The Lion-Headed Eagle Who Wanted to Rule the Universe
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Sep
27
Athenian Prostitution: The Business of Sex
Tuesday | 6:00 pm
 
Sep
21
Rebooting Antiquity: How Holy Wars, Media Hype, and Digital Technologies Are Changing the Face of 21st Century Archaeology
Wednesday | 6:15 pm
 
Sep
17
Armed and Dangerous: An Iconography of Protective Middle and New Kingdom Demons
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Sep
08
The Three Phases of Sans Souci: Recent Discoveries and Heritage Archaeology at the Palace of Henry Christophe
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
May
14
A Place So Far Removed: Power and Identity in Sculptures from the Ancient Maya Frontier
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
May
11
Exhuming the Medici: Forensic Pathology Uncovers a Dynasty’s Secrets
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Apr
14
A Report from Syria: New Heritage Preservation Projects and the Syrian Civil War
Thursday | 6:00 pm
 
Apr
13
Excavating Kourion on Cyprus: Past and Present
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Apr
03
The Citadel of Women, Jayavarman’s Great City, and an Archaeology of Angkor
Sunday | 2:00 pm
 
Mar
28
Great Pompeii Project: New Life for the Dead City
Monday | 6:00 pm
 
Mar
24
From “Extinct Monsters” to Deep Time: The Ethnography of the Smithsonian’s Dinosaur Exhibitions
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Feb
19
Sites in Crisis: Documenting and Protecting Cultural Heritage in East Crete, Greece
Friday | 12:00 pm
 
Feb
13
Social Living in the Old Kingdom
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Feb
13
The Long Count in the function of the Haab’ and its Venus – Moon Relation
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Jan
27
In Treatment: Psychiatry and the Archives of Modern Sexuality
Wednesday | 5:00 pm
 
Jan
09
Paths of Beauty: Pueblo Embroidery by Isabel C. Gonzales and Shawn Tafoya
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Dec
12
Visual Aspects of Middle Kingdom Stelae
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Dec
12
Pre-Columbian Society TALK: The Inca Conquest and Transformation of the Lucre Basin, Cuzco, Peru
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Dec
03
Archiving Protest in the Era of #BlackLivesMatter
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Nov
14
Merikare Khety: The Sixth King of the Heracleopolitan Royal House
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Nov
14
The Creation and Use of Early Platform Mounds: Evidence from the Deep South
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 
Nov
12
CANCELLED: Reconciliation and its Discontents
Thursday | 4:00 pm
 
Nov
10
Douglas G. Lovell, Jr. Reports from the Field
Tuesday | 6:00 pm
 
Nov
08
Celebrating an Architectural Masterpiece: The 100th Anniversary of the Harrison Rotunda at the Penn Museum
Sunday | 2:00 pm
 
Nov
04
Great Myths: Adapa the Sage: Flood, Myth and Magic in Early Mesopotamia
Wednesday | 6:00 pm
 
Oct
29
Community and Heritage Issues: An International Discussion
Thursday | 5:30 pm
 
Oct
10
The Fly: A Powerful Icon in Ancient Egypt
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Oct
06
Responding to Threats to Cultural Heritage
Tuesday | 12:30 pm
 
Sep
28
Stone Age Seafaring in the Mediterranean
Monday | 6:15 pm
 
Sep
19
Conservation Field Schools and Theban Tomb 110
Saturday | 3:30 pm
 
Sep
17
Babylon to Baku: Contested Cultural Heritage in the Middle East and Caucasus
Thursday | 12:30 pm
 
Sep
12
2015 Pre-Columbian Society Meeting
Saturday | 1:30 pm
 

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