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    February 23, 2017
    Bettina Arnold
    Belted Ladies and Dagger Men: Technology Brings European Iron Age Back to Life

    March 28, 2017
    Richard Buckley
    Richard III, The King Under the Car Park: the story of the search for the burial place of England’s last Plantagenet king

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Events

SWTAS 2016-2017 Lecture Series! All lectures are free and open to the general public. Most lectures are hosted by Trinity University, but occasionally we meet at other venues, as listed in the program notes below. Refer to the Find Us! page for locations maps. All lectures last approximately one hour, with a reception afterwards. A pre-lecture dinner is available with the speaker at 5:45pm. The lecture series is made possible by the Archaeological Institute of America, the Southwest Texas Archaeological Society, and the Department of Classical Studies, Trinity University, and sometimes UTSA and San Antonio College.
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
7:30 pm, Trinity Chapman Auditorium

Lecture by Professor Bettina Arnold
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Belted Ladies and Dagger Men: Technology Brings European Iron Age Back to Life

It is a little known fact that archaeologists spend three to five years on analysis, conservation and write-up for every year of fieldwork. The public probably views this follow-up activity as less exciting than the fieldwork itself. Nothing could be further from the truth. Thanks to new technology, many elements of dress and ornament can be reconstructed. The human body in many prehistoric societies was a kind of walking billboard. … Read More Here

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
7:30 pm, Trinity Chapman Auditorium

Lecture by Professor Richard Buckley
University of Leicester

Richard III, The King under the Car Park: the story of the search for the burial place of England’s last Plantagenet king