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2016 Lecture Series

Location: The Bruce Museum Bantle Lecture Hall
Address: 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich CT
Time: Meetings are always at 2 p.m.
Member Rates: Free to AAG and Bruce Museum members
Non-member rates: $20 for the public at the door
(students free with student ID)
Lecture Series Telephone: (203) 869-0376

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 $20 at the door for the public. AAG yearly membership tax deductible $50.00

Saturday, September 17th, at 2 pm. Deciphering the Obelisk: Obsession Helps Break the Hieroglyphic Code
Speaker:  Egyptologist Bob Brier. Topic: Professor Brier will talk about breaking the hieroglyphic code and his new book Cleopatra’s Needles: the Lost Obelisk of Egypt.

Saturday,  October 15th at 2 pm. Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Oplontis: New Archaeological Research in the Shadow of Vesuvius..
Speaker: Professor Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow, Professor and Chair, Department of Classical Studies, Brandeis University. Topic: Long time expert on these sites, she will reveal a major study from a team of scholars.

Saturday,  November 12th, at 2 pm. Archaeology, Climate Change and Human Society, or How the Past can Help Us Understand the Present.
Speaker: President of the Archaeological Institute of America Andrew M.T. Moore Topic: Presient Moore will talk about how current research is showing that the subsequent rise and fall of major civilizations across the Middle East and elsewhere was strongly influenced by cycles of climate change. The example is the early village of Abu Hureyra in Syria where he has excavated.