Category Archives: archaeology

“The Rape of the Nile”

University of California, Santa Barbara, archaeologist Brian Fagan is giving a lecture on Egyptian art on Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 5-6:30 p.m. “The Rape of the Nile: Archaeologists and Adventurers Discover Ancient Egypt” will be in the ballroom of the University Club at the University of Louisville. Free and open to the public with free parking. […]

Archaeological Institute of America’s next lecture on Roman Empire

Archaeologist Hazel Dodge is lecturing on “Stones and Power: Moving Mountains in the Roman Empire” on Thursday, April 14 at the Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville. It will begin at 6:00 p.m., and is free and open to the public.  It is part of the Archaeological Institute of America’s National Lecture Program.

“Loot and Lies: Trafficking in Antiquities” lectures at Speed

The Kentucky Society of the Archeological Institute of America and U of L’s Dept. of Fine Arts are co-sponsoring the free lecture by Jodi Magness on “Loot and Lies: Trafficking in Antiquities.” Thursday, March 25, 6 p.m. at the Speed Art Museum. www.louisville.edu  

Film on biblical archaeology at the Speed Art Museum

The film “The Bible’s Buried Secrets” will be shown on Friday, March 26 at 7 p.m. at the Speed Art Museum. Co-sponsored by the Kentucky Society of the Archaeological Institute of American and U of L’s Dept. of Fine Arts. Free.