Three More International Organizations join International Archaeology Day 2013!
July 16, 2013
The Archaeological Society of South Africa Trans-Vaal Branch, The University of Kushan Archeological Society and the Petra National Trust have joined International Archaeology Day 2013. These new groups will hold events in October. On the 19th, the Archaeological Society of South Africa will host a symposium on the Archaeology of the Global South. The event is open to both professionals in the field and amateurs alike and will include a full day of lectures and discussions. The Petra National Trust in Jordan will also host an event on the 19th in collaboration with an archaeological mission. The two organizations will bring local residents from the surrounding area to an open dig as part of their Youth Engagement Program. Finally, from the 12th to the 19th of October, the University of Kushan in Iran will host a weeklong archaeological photography exhibition taken on student trips. For more information on all events and organizations please go to the International Archaeology Day Website.
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International Archaeology Day at the ROM gave museum visitors the chance to explore archaeology around the world
The AIA Spokane Society celebrated the 2013 International Archaeology Day over two days, with lectures and workshops