Death’s Dominion during the Chalcolithic Period in the Southern Levant
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Milwaukee Society, UWM depts of FLL-Classics, Anthropology, Art History
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 3:00pm

Location:
UWM Sabin Hall Room G90
3413 North Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

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

Since the discovery in the 1930s of enigmatic wall murals at the type site of Tulaylat al-Ghassul, Jordan, archaeologists have debated how to interpret them.  Evidence from iconography and imagery such as this, and from more recent excavations in the southern Levant (Israel, Jordan, and Palestine) suggests a florescence of ritual practices during the Chalcolithic Period (4500-3600 BC).  Yorke Rowan, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, will present recent fieldwork that documents a late prehistoric era when novel symbols, rituals and paraphernalia are focused on intensified concerns a Read more »

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Name: 
Jane Waldbaum
Telephone: 
414-962-1895

Location

The Milwaukee Public Museum’s Mummies from Akhmim, Egypt
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Milwaukee Society, UWM depts of FLL-Classics, Anthropology, Art History
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Start Date: 
Sunday, February 20, 2011 - 3:00pm

Location:
UWM Sabin Hall Room G90
3413 North Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

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

Two Egyptian mummies have been part of the Milwaukee Public Museum’s collections since 1887. They were first CT-scanned in 1986 at the instigation of curator Carter Lupton. That project involved other specialists and indirectly led to the formation of the Akhmim Mummy Studies Consortium, a collaboration that has examined nearly 20 mummies from Akhmim thus far, from collections spread across the country and the globe.  Lupton will share the history of this ongoing study, including more recent examinations and analyses of the MPM mummies. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Jane Waldbaum
Telephone: 
414-962-1895

Location

Archaeology, Tourism and Invented Tradition: Contemporary Maya Sculpture in Yucatán
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Milwaukee Society, UWM depts of FLL-Classics, Anthropology, Art History
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, December 5, 2010 - 3:00pm

Location:
UWM Sabin Hall Room G90
3413 North Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

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

Dr. Jeff Kowalski, Northern Illinois University, will discuss the development of a recent "tradition" of wood carving in northwest Yucatán.  He will focus on the work of several artisans who supplement their income (primarily derived from work as guardians or guides at local archaeological sites such as Kabah, Labna, or Sayil) by creating expertly crafted and aesthetically engaging wood sculptures. These artworks are inspired by, and often based closely on images from Classic Maya stelae, lintels, and ceramics, or Postclassic painted manuscripts. Read more »

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Name: 
Jane Waldbaum
Telephone: 
4149621895

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Opening the Door to the Greek House
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Start Date: 
Sunday, April 10, 2011 - 3:00pm

Location:
University of Wisconson-Milwaukee, Sabin Hall, Room G90
3413 North Downer Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
United States

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

Howland Lecture Read more »

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High Altitude Archaeology in the Swiss and Italian Alps
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Start Date: 
Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 3:00pm

Location:
University of Wisconson-Milwaukee, Sabin Hall, Room G90
3413 North Downer Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
United States

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

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From King Midas to Roman Soldiers: Recent Excavations at Gordion (Turkey)
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, October 10, 2010 - 4:00pm

Location:
University of Wisconson-Milwaukee, Sabin Hall, Room G90
3413 North Downer Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
United States

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

Location

2nd Annual Milwaukee Archaeology Fair
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Milwaukee Society and Milwaukee Public Museum
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Friday, March 11, 2011 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, March 12, 2011 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Location:
Milwaukee Public Museum
800 West Wells
Milwaukee, WI 53233
United States

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

Two days of hands-on demonstrations, exhibits and re-enactments of life in ancient times bring the world of archaeology alive. Educational and fun for school groups, home-schoolers and families.  Friday, March 11 and Saturday March 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Jane Waldbaum
Telephone: 
414-962-1895

Location

AIA Society: Milwaukee
Society Code: 
532

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Society Outreach Grant, 2010, 2011
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