Amazing Archaeology at Harvard

Hands-on Activities and Gallery Exploration

12:00-4:00 PM Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the Peabody Museum (11 Divinity Avenue) and the Harvard Semitic Museum (6 Divinity Avenue). Activities are free with Museum admission.

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. ´╗┐Watch potters shape the large vessels known as amphoras, used in the ancient world for storage and transport. ´╗┐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.

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.

Co-sponsored by the Peabody Museum and the Harvard Semitic Museum

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Directions and parking Free event parking is available at the 52 Oxford Street Garage.

Public information: 617-496-1027

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