sunwatchSunWatch Indian Village and Archaeological Park is sponsoring a lecture series for 2014 that considers a special topic — Archaeology and Spiritual Context. From historic edifices, materials, and artworks to the people and events that surrounded them, discover how spirituality, belief systems, and social structures are infused in ancient artifacts and remains. Professional speakers explore vast subject matter spanning time periods from the Crusades and Imperial Rome to the Andes dating back to 2000 B.C. Saturday, January 11, 10:30 a.m. DaVinci Code, Templars, and Archaeology Speaker: AIA National and Quigley Lecturer, Dr. Michael Fuller, St. Louis Community College at Meramec Saturday, February 8, 10:30 a.m. Death, Ritual, and Symbolism in Imperial Rome Speaker: Dr. Dorian Borbonus, University of Dayton Saturday, March 8, 10:30 a.m. Looking with Soft Eyes: Excavating the Invisible Institution Speaker: Dr, Rory Johnson, Miami University Saturday, April 12, 10:30 a.m. 4000 Years of Andean Gold Speaker: AIA National and Norton Lecturer, Dr. Mark Aldenderfer, University of California at Merced Thanks to the Archaeological Institute of America and the generosity of an anonymous donor, admission to the 2014 Archaeology and Spiritual Context presentation series is free and open to the public. Regular admission fees apply for guests who wish to visit the museum and village before or after each presentation. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Pastries will be provided; guests are welcome to bring a beverage. For more information, contact SunWatch Indian Village at (937) 268-8199 The pastries are awesome, by the way!

Posted November 29, 2013
Topics: Archaeology

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