"Archaeological Battles of the Great War in Egypt: George Reisner, Clarence Fisher, Sa'id Ahmed, Mahmud al-Mayit, and American Claims to Archaeological Land and Labor in Egypt during the First World War"
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by American Research Center in Egypt - Pennsylvania Chapter
Start Date: 
Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location:
University of Pennsylvania Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

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

Wendy Doyon, PhD candidate, University of Pennsylvania is the lecturer.
Cost is $8 for the general public
$5 for Penn Museum Members and Penn Card holders
Free for ARCE members Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Nancy Stinson

Location

Secret of the Great Pyramid
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Philadelphia Society of AIA
Start Date: 
Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 6:15pm to 7:30pm

Location:
University of Pennsylvania Museum, Rainey Auditorium
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

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

by Bob Brier, CW Post - Long Island University

Dr. Bob Brier has worked in Egypt for more than 30 years, and is one
of the world's foremost authorities on mummies. Dr. Brier's previous
projects include the reconstruction of an Egyptian nobleman's tomb
for the Hillwood Art Museum at C.W. Post, and the research of ancient
Egyptian mummification techniques.  Author of numerous books,
including "The Murder of Tutankhamen" (1998), he has collaborated on
several television specials and series. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Robert Sutton
Telephone: 
484.278.4379

Location

Dr. Edward Bleiberg: Animal Mummies: Souls of the Gods
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by ARCE-PA
Start Date: 
Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location:
Penn Museum, Classroom 2
3620 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

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

Dr. Edward Bleiberg is Curator of Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art at the Brooklyn Museum. 

He writes: 

Animal mummies constitute the largest class of object the ancient Egyptians created. Millions of mummies are preserved from at least thirty-one different cemeteries. Yet the Egyptians never wrote an explanation of the role that animal mummies played in their religion, culture, or society. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Nancy Stinson

Location

1492 BC: Or, How the Coming of the Horse and Chariot Changed the Egyptian World
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by ARCE-PA
Start Date: 
Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location:
Penn Museum
3620 South Street, Classroom 2
Philadelphia , PA 19104
United States

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

Using a comparison to the immense cultural and technological changes wrought by the “Columbian Exchange,” or transfer of plants, animals, peoples and technologies between the Old and New Worlds in the aftermath of 1492 AD, this lecture explores how the cultures of Egypt, the ancient Near East, and north Africa were fundamentally altered by 1492 BC, a date close to the founding of Egypt’s famous 18th Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Nancy Stinson

Location

Indiana Jones Day
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Penn Museum
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location:
Penn Museum (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

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

Celebrate National Archaeology Month at the Penn Museum.  Explore the Museum through the eyes of “Indiana Jones” with interactive dig sites, scavenger hunts, movies and lectures!  Sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America-Philadelphia Society. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Tena Thomason
Telephone: 
215.898.2680.

Location

A Tale of Two Peoples: Phoenicians and Jews in the Land Beyond the River
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 6:15pm

Location:
Rainey Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA
United States

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

Eisenpreis Lecture

Use the Kress Entrance at the east. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Bob Sutton

Location

Secret of the Great Pyramid
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 6:15pm

Location:
Rainey Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA
United States

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

Norton Lecture

Use the Kress Entrance at the east. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Bob Sutton

Location

From Columns to Corridors: An American Legacy in Restoration and Cultural Policy Abroad
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 6:15pm

Location:
Classroom 2, University of Pennsylvania Museum
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA
United States

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

Wilkie Lecture

Use the Kress Entrance at the east. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Bob Sutton

Location

Reception in Bryn Mawr College Collections
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Philadelphia Society and Bryn Mawr College
Start Date: 
Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 6:00pm

Location:
Thomas Hall @ Bryn Mawr College
Marion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA
United States

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

To celebrate National Archaeology Day, Bryn Mawr is hosting a reception in Collections.  Join us for drinks and snacks while learning more about the fascinating range of objects on display in this archaeological collection.  Please be advised that RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED for this event due to limited space.  Also note that it is not handicap-accessible and that all coats and bags must be left outside the collection. Please leave any valuables at home or in your car. RSVP at: Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
aiaphiladelphia@gmail.com

Location

The Parthenon and Periklean Politics
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 6:00pm

Location:
Bryn Mawr College
Carpenter Library, B21
Philadelphia, PA
United States

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

Joukowsky Lecture Lecture will be followed by reception in the Thomas Hall London Room Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
AIA

Location

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