Location: The Bruce Museum
Bantle Lecture Hall
Address: 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich CT
Time: Meetings are always at 8 p.m.
Member Rates: Free to AAG and Bruce Museum
Non-member rates: $15 for the public at the door(students
free with student ID)
Lecture Series Telephone:
The Archaeological Associates of
Greenwich (the AAG) has announced a new series of
lectures. The programs, featuring noted experts on a
variety of archaeological topics, will be held in Bantle
Lecture Hall at the Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive,
Greenwich, Connecticut. Programs are free to AAG and Bruce
Museum members and $15 at the door for the public. AAG
yearly membership tax deductible $50.00
Thursday, September 17th, at 8 pm.
Armenia: transitions from lower to middle
Paleolithic (425,000-130,000 years ago).
University of Connecticut Professor Dan Adler.
Topic: Professor Adler has been excavating at this
site for several years. His team has uncovered over 3,000
obsidian artifacts. He will be discussing the
Thursday, October 15th at 8 pm. Samson in
Stone: New Discoveries in the Synagogue at Huqoq
in Israel’s Galilee (late Roman – 5th century).
Speaker: Professor Jodi Magness of University
of North Caolina, Chape Hill and 1st vice President
of the AIA. Topic: This synagogue is decorated
and paved with stunning and unique mosaics including
the biblical hero Samson and the first non-biblical scene
decorating an ancient synagogue ever
Thursday, November 19th, at
8 pm. Empire, Prayer and
Industry at the Roman and Neo-Punic Urban Mound of Zita.
Speaker: Brett Kaufman, Brown
University Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the
Ancient World and Co-Director of the Zita Project in
Southern Tunisia Topic:The excavations have
revealed an occupation spanning roughly 800 years (500
BC-300 AD). Both a Roman Forum and Punic
Tophet (sacrificial precinct were components of the city
along with baths, tombs and a complex for production of
ceramics and metals.