Amazing Archaeology at Harvard
Sat, Oct 5, 2013
Venue: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138Contact:
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Enjoy a day of archaeological exploration drawn from work at Harvard. Reserve a seat and don your 3-D glasses for an immersive tour of the pyramids and tombs of Giza. See how archaeologists produce 3-D scans of Maya monuments in the gallery or try archaeological illustration and sketch real Maya glyphs. Meet archaeologists and learn about their recent finds. Ã¯Â»Â¿Watch potters shape the large vessels known as amphoras, used in the ancient world for storage and transport. Ã¯Â»Â¿Explore artifacts from excavations at the oldest institution of higher learning in the U.S. View Egyptian mummy coffins. Experience the world-famous collections of North American, Maya, and ancient Near Eastern archaeology held by the Semitic and Peabody museums.
Activities are free with Museum admission. 3-D Giza tour reservations available at the Peabody Museum admissions desk on the day of the event.
Free event parking is available at the 52 Oxford Street Garage.