Program in Archaeology

Paying Attention: Images of Monuments on Roman Imperial Coins
Fri, Nov 4, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Location
Green Hall 3-S-15 and Zoom option
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Trading with the Enemy: Greek Pottery in the Persian World
Thu, Apr 6, 2023, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Location
Green Hall 3-S-15
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Past Events

Life at Berkou: a newly-discovered Roman fortress in Egypt
Mon, Sep 26, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

In 2020, just before the onset of the covid pandemic, the French Archaeological Mission to the Eastern Desert (MAFDO) began excavations at the remote desert site of al-Ghozza, located near the Imperial Roman hardstone quarries of Mons Porphyrites and Mons Claudianus in Egypt’s remote mountains adjacent to the Red Sea. While most of the site’s…

Location
Green Hall 3-S-15
Speaker
Charismatic Rulers and Spatial Void in a Material World: Art from the Akkadian Empire, c. 2350-2150 BCE
Mon, Mar 21, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Cosponsor(s): Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the Program in Archaeology | Ettinghausen Lecture

Abstract

Akkadian art is heralded as an innovative breakthrough in large part due to its ostensibly naturalistic renderings, such as the sculptural plasticity of figural forms and the appearance of landscape-like elements…

Location
Green Hall 3-S-15 - limited seating pre-registration required
Speakers
POSTPONED TILL FALL '22 Between Rich and Poor in the Roman City: A new look at the socio- economic texture of a Pompeian sub-elite neighborhood
Mon, Feb 7, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Postponed till Fall '22. Please check website for updates.

Cosponsor(s): Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the Program in Archaeology | Clayburgh Lecture

Abstract

Roman cities present a patchwork of socio-economic contrast, with enormous civic monuments mixed among more modest spaces from shops to sewers, not…

Location
Postponed till Fall '22
Speakers
Let Them Rest in Peace: The Sacred Burials of Frescoes, Pots, and Rooms in the House of the Frescoes at Knossos
Mon, Sep 27, 2021, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

Cosponsor(s):Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the Program in Archaeology | Thompson Lecture

Abstract

In 1923, in the heart of the Minoan settlement of Knossos, in the outskirts of the immense Palace, Arthur Evans and Duncan Mackenzie unearthed the remains of a small but imposing building. The rich deposit of…

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Magic in Ancient Greece and Rome
Thu, Apr 15, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor(s):Program in Archaeology and Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)

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Living with the Dead: Urbanism in the Roman Suburbs
Fri, Mar 19, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor(s): Program in Archaeology and Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)

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More than Just Mosaics: The Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel's Galilee
Fri, Feb 5, 2021, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Virtual Lecture
Register: http://bit.ly/More-than-Just-Mosaics

Cosponsors: Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and Program in Archaeology

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The Minoan House of the Frescoes at Knossos: The Life and Afterlife of an Excavation
Fri, Apr 24, 2020, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
The Minoan House of the Frescoes at Knossos: The Life and Afterlife of an Excavation
Fri, Apr 24, 2020, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

**POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

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Encounters of the third kind: Christians, Muslims, traditional-religious communities, and their interactions in medieval Ethiopia
Tue, Mar 24, 2020, 12:00 pm1:20 pm

Lunch offered. Please RSVP mochen@princeton.edu

Location
104 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Urban Renewal and Recovery: The Case of Antioch on the Orontes
Mon, Mar 2, 2020, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Pet Animals in Roman Antiquity: Reconstructions from Archaeological Evidence
Thu, Feb 20, 2020, 5:00 pm5:00 pm

Cosponsor: The Department of Classics and
the Humanities Council

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Tabella Picta: Dedicatory Paintings in Greek and Roman Religion
Fri, Sep 20, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
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The Black Sphinxes of Tanis
Wed, Apr 10, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm
Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Excavations at a Forgotten Female Pharaoh's "Temple of Millions of Years"
Fri, Mar 15, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Architecture, Ornament and the Qur'an Fragments from the Mosque of San'a' in Yemen
Fri, Feb 15, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
The Princeton Battlefield: Public Archaeology Day
Sat, Nov 10, 2018, 9:20 am3:00 pm
Location
Princeton Battlefield State PArk
Speaker
The Arid Negev Highlands (Southern Israel) in the Iron Age: The Impact of the Exact and Life Sciences
Thu, Nov 8, 2018, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

Cosponsor: Institute for Advanced Study

Location
103 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Painting Etruscan Tombs and Temples
Fri, Sep 28, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
“The bullets flew about our ears like handfuls of gravel stones” Archaeology and the Preservation of Battlefields of the American War of Independence
Thu, Apr 12, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America battle

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Urban Gardening in Early Medieval Italy
Mon, Mar 5, 2018, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America and the Program in Medieval Studies

The Clayburgh Lecture

Location
106 McCormick Hall
Speaker
Postclassicisms: Archaeology
Fri, Feb 23, 2018Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Open to Princeton faculty and students only

Participants Include: Brooke Holmes, Joshua Billings, Dan-el Padilla Peralta. RSVP required.

Cultural Histories of “Orientalizing” Crete
Fri, Oct 20, 2017, 1:30 pm1:30 pm

Open to Princeton faculty and graduate students only. RSVP required. RSVP to nta@princeton.edu

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Roundtable Discussion
Thu, Oct 12, 2017, 12:00 pm1:20 pm

Cosponsor: East Asian Studies

Location
103 McCormick Hall
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The Lost Lives of Greek Vases
Thu, Oct 5, 2017, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

Cosponsor: Archaeological Institute of America

Location
106 McCormick Hall
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