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Great Archaeologists | Saturday Seminar Series Professor Roland Fletcher | Vere Gordon Childe and the University of Sydney Gordon Childe is the most famous, eminent and highly regarded archaeologist of the 20th century. In the 21st century he continues to be the respected world-wide. Childe’s work had a profound impact on archaeology, which extended far …

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Great Archaeologists | Saturday Seminar Series 10.00am Dr Kate da Costa | Two extraordinary early archaeologists – Gertrude Caton Thompson and Gertrude Bell As a side-line during her extensive career in Palaeolithic Egypt, Gertrude Caton Thompson led an all-female expedition to undertake the third examination of Great Zimbabwe in 1928. Unlike earlier investigators, she was …

Archaeology, Museums & Heritage – Seminar Series | ‘State of the Art: Digital Methods of Archaeology for Rock Art Research in 2021’.

‘State of the Art: Digital Methods of Archaeology for Rock Art Research in 2021’ Dr Andrea Jalandoni, a Research Fellow at the Place, Evolution, and Rock Art Heritage Unit at Griffith University (Australia) Australia is estimated to have over 100,000 rock art sites and the challenge is developing conservation management programs to protect this heritage with limited …

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Great Archaeologists | Saturday Seminar Series 10.00am Dr Kate da Costa | Two extraordinary early archaeologists – Gertrude Caton Thompson and Gertrude Bell As a side-line during her extensive career in Palaeolithic Egypt, Gertrude Caton Thompson led an all-female expedition to undertake the third examination of Great Zimbabwe in 1928. Unlike earlier investigators, she was …

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Great Archaeologists | Saturday Seminar Series 10am: Leonard Woolley: Digging up the Past at Carchemish, Ur and Alalakh | Dr Jamie Fraser | British Museum If you could re-live the life of any Middle Eastern archaeologist, then Sir Leonard Woolley would be top of the list. He cut his archaeological teeth working with T E Lawrence …

Near Eastern Seminar Series (NESS) | Hayley Saul

Hayley Saul | University of Western Sydney In the last two decades the ‘biomolecular turn’ in archaeology has accelerated, improving our abilities to make culinary identifications, particularly by systematically applying lipid residue analysis to pottery assemblages. These rich forms of culinary data have opened up new areas of debate, and this presentation: 1) explores what …

Near Eastern Seminar Series (NESS) | Nicholas Kazamias: The Cape Gelidonya shipwreck

Nicholas Kazamias | University of Sydney The Cape Gelidonya shipwreck: The intersection between production and exchange in the Late Bronze Age East Mediterranean More information Please contact Holly Winter Click here to email …….. Everyone is welcome to attend the Near Eastern Seminar Series. When Monday 31 May, 4:00-5:00 (AEST) Where On Zoom If you aren’t …

Near Eastern Seminar Series (NESS) | Katy Batha: Put that back! Re-reading LBA Levantine elite furniture components by returning them to their find-contexts

Katy Batha | University of Sydney Put that back! Re-reading LBA Levantine elite furniture components by returning them to their find-contexts (with special reference to recent finds at Pella in Jordan) It has been said that a face can launch a thousand ships but in this case, a small bone face plaque, discovered in a …