International Archaeology Day sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America

Date: 
Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Mizzou North Lobby

Ancient animal figure

The Museum of Art and Archaeology will participate in International Archaeology Day, sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America, on Saturday, October 17, from 1:00–3:00pm at Mizzou North. Archaeology Day participants include the Museum of Art and Archaeology and the neighboring Museum of Anthropology, and the MU Departments of Art History and Archaeology and Classical Studies. Deutschheim State Historic Site (located in Hermann, Mo.) will describe the history, archaeology, restoration and interpretation of the Site’s Foursquare (heirloom) Garden and discuss its relationship to our lives. The Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection will demonstrate clothing from antiquity.  

There will be activities of interest for all ages including mapping, a language booth, characters in costume, coins, and visits to the Rome Project laboratory.

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