See ancient coins from Greece and Rome up close! Touch human and animal bones! Examine and draw Persian and Roman ceramics, prehistoric tools, precious metals, and other artifacts from thousands of years ago – coached by experts! And talk with Brown’s archaeologists about their fieldwork all over the world!
Celebrate International Archaeology Day at the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology! Meet staff and students who work behind the scenes, engage with objects from around the world at our touch table, and enjoy light refreshments for the opening of a new exhibition, #CrowdCurated. Admission is free.
Were They Enslaved? A New Look at Maya Figurines
A Talk by Mary Miller (Yale University) | October 25th, 5:30 PM | 85 Waterman Room 015
Sacred Mountains, Climate Change, Resilience, and Adaptation among Southeast Alaska Natives
Thomas Thornton (University of Oxford) | Thursday, November 29th 5:30 PM | 85 Waterman Room 015
Brown University’s Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World will host a conference titled State of the Field 2019: The Ancient DNA Revolution in Archaeology on February 22-23, 2019. Our gathering builds on a tradition of “State of the Field” workshops hosted by the Joukowsky Institute to reflect upon trends in archaeological research.