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    Sept. 24, 2015
    Dr. Thomas Howe
    The Gardens of Flora: New Discoveries at the Roman Seaside Villas of Stabiae near Pompeii

    October 27, 2015
    Dr. Rita Lucarelli
    Demonology and Magic in Ancient Egypt

    March 1, 2016
    Hana Charaf Mullins
    The Year of Digging Dangerously: The discovery of an Early Byzantine chamber tomb in Lebanon

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Lecture Archive

Below you will find a list of previous lectures sponsored by SWTAS.

April 28, 2015

Dr. Charles Brian Rose, University of Pennsylvania
AIA Lecturer: WIlliam A. McDonald Lectureship in Aegean Prehistory

Recent Fieldwork of Gordion, Royal City of Midas

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April 16, 2015

Dr. Nick Card, University of the Highlands and Islands & Director of the Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site

Secrets of Orkney’s Stone Age Complex at Ness of Brodgar

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February 17, 2015

Dr. Andrea Berlin, Boston University
AIA Lecturer: Kershaw Lectureship in Near Eastern Archaeology

A Tale of Two Peoples: Phoenicians and Jews in the Land Beyond the River

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December 8-15, 2014

Local Archaeology College Student Research Poster Sessions

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October 20, 2014

Dr. Alain Touwaide, Institute for the Preservation of Medial Traditions

The Archaeology of Health in the Ancient Mediterranean World

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October 18, 2014

AIA International Archaeology Day!

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September 16, 2014

Dr. John Pohl, University of California, Los Angeles

Across Seas: Cultural Interchange and Social Transformation between Mesoamerica and the American Southwest

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May 12, 2014

Dr. Kristina Killgrove, University of Western Florida

Diet and Health in Imperial Rome: Isotopic and Elemental Analysis of Skeletal Remains

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April 9, 2014

Dr. Heather McKillop, Louisiana State Univeristy

Underwater Maya: 3D Imaging and Printing the Ancient Maya Past

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February 27, 2014

Dr. John Hale, University of Louisville

The Delphic Oracle: Modern Science Examines an Ancient Mystery

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November 7, 2013

Dr. Nicholas Cahill, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The City of Sardis

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October 20, 2013

Dr. Louis Perez

Lethal Beauty: The Japanese Samurai Aesthetic

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March 27, 2013

Dr. Joshua Trampier

At the Western Frontier of Landscape: Archaeology in the Nile Delta

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February 25, 2013

Dr. Robert Neyland, Branch Head, Underwater Archaeology, Naval Historical Center

Opening a Civil War time capsule; the recovery and excavation of the Civil War Confederate Submarine H. L. Hunley

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February 13, 2013

Dr. Carolyn Willekes, University of Calgary

Horses for Forces: Equine Form and Military Function

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January 24, 2013

Dr. Frederick Hanselmann, Texas State University

Captain Henry Morgan’s Fleet Shipwrecks

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November 8, 2012

Dr. M. Kathryn Brown, University of Texas at San Antonio

Ancient and Modern Maya Rituals at the Archaeological Site of Xunantunich: Continuity, Change, and 2012

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October 17, 2012

Dr. Nikos Xanthoulis, Academy of Athens, Greece

Ancient Sounds of Greece

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October 9, 2012

Kevin Glowacki, Texas A& M University

Sanctuary of Aphrodite at the Athenian Akropolis

Co-hosted with San Antonio Museum of Art

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September 20, 2012

Dr. Geoff Emberling

The Rise and Fall of Kush, an African Kingdom on the Nile

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May 1, 2012

Dr. Holly Flora, Tulane University

The Franciscans and Early Renaissance Art

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April 12, 2012

Dr. Jason Yaeger, UTSA

Politics, Warfare, and Sacrifice in the Classic Maya World: A View from Xunantunich, Belize

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April 11, 2012

Dr. Jason Yaeger, UTSA

The Inka Reoccupation of Tiwanaku, Bolivia

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March 26, 2012

Dr. Dan Osland, University of Indiana

A Kind of Conversion: From Roman to Visigothic Emerita

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March 6, 2012

Dr. Jeffrey Royal, RPM Nautical Foundation & East Carolina University

When the Elephant Grew Fins: Discovery of an Ancient Naval Battle Landscape in Sicily

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 March 5, 2012

Dr. Richard Talbert, History Department, UNC

Roman Highway System

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February 16, 2012

Dr. William Neidinger, Texas Foundation for Archaeological & Historical Research (TFAHR)

 The Excavation of Bylazora: a Paionian Fortress City

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February 7, 2012

Dr. William Murray, University of South Florida

The Actium Ram Project: Recovering Warships from the Battle of Actium

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January 31, 2012

Dr. James Kus, Cal State Fresno

Three New Sites, Two New Museums and One Indigenous Festival

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January 26, 2012

Dr. Gerry Scott, American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)

Tutankhamen in Context

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January 12, 2012

Dr. Veli Kose, Haceteppe University, Ankara

New Discoveries in Aspendos

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