archaeology

Archaeology of Chaos: The Spanish Mission Period on the Georgia Coast (1568-1684)

Date: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Whitehall Classroom Building 102

Investigating Shelter: Public Archaeology in Lexington's Davis Bottom Neighborhood

Date: 
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Lafferty room 201
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Living Archaeology Weekend

Native American and Pioneer Technology Demonstrations

Free Event! 

Concessions provided by American Veterans Post 67, Clay City, KY

* Atlatl/Spear Throwing
* Textiles & Weaving
* Pump-drills
* Blacksmithing
* Stickball
* Native Pottery
* Corn Milling

www.livingarchaeologyweekend.org

Date: 
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:00am
Location: 
Gladie Visitor Center, 3451 Sky Bridge Road, Stanton, KY

Reconstructing Anthropogenic Landscapes with Drone-mounted Sensors

Date: 
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
White Hall CB 114
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Meinarti: the 1500 year history of a Nubian village told by stratigraphy

Meinarti wine press

Date: 
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:45pm
Location: 
Lafferty Hall Room 108
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Red River Gorge: Site of Living Archaeology Weekend

In proclaiming September as Kentucky Archaeology Month, Gov. Steve Beshear recognized the success of Living Archaeology Weekend, Kentucky's oldest and largest public archaeology event.

Gov. Steve Beshear proclaims September as Kentucky Archaeology Month

The proclamation credits the Kentucky Office of State Archaeology, located within UK's Department of Anthropology, and the Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office for maintaining an extensive and growing database of thousands of archaeological sites across the state.

Anthro Colloquium: Dr. William Y. Adams, "The Boasians"

Professor Emeritus, U Kentucky. He is the winner of the 1978 Herskovits Prize for his history of Nubia, Nubia: Corridor to Africa. In 2005 Adams was awarded the Order of the Two Niles, Sudan's highest civilian honor, for his contributions to Nubian history. Adams's work in Nubia began in 1959 as part of the UNESCO archaeological salvage campaign to excavate sites threatened by the rising flood waters of Lake Nasser following the construction of the Aswan Dam.

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