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International Archaeology Day: Meet an Archaeologist

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Harvard Museums of Science & Culture and Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

On the left is a seated man smiling at the camera examining cords. On the right is a man kneeling among rocks at an archaeological site.

Celebrate International Archaeology Day at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology! Join Harvard graduate students for demonstrations and learn about how they conduct research in the field.

No application or registration needed.

Cost

This event is free with museum admission.

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  • In-person only.

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

11 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
美国

Dates and Times

.: Sat, October 15 2022 11上午 – 3下午.

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Drop in to learn about archaeology with graduate students. Join archaeologist Jack Bishop and examine ancient stone tools for a glimpse into the early domestication of animals and the rise of agriculture in the Middle East (11:00 am–1:00 pm). See how the ancient Inka of Peru (c. 1400–1532 CE) wrote with string. Join archaeologist Mack FitzPatrick in deciphering a khipu—a knotted string record-keeping system–through close examination of a working replica. (1:00–3:00 pm). Handle examples and ask questions. Look for the archaeologists in the third floor gallery. 

Free with regular museum admission. 

Presented by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

On the left is a seated man smiling at the camera examining cords. On the right is a man kneeling among rocks at an archaeological site.

.: Sat, October 15 2022 11上午 – 3下午.

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