Department of Classics

University of Mississippi

Posts Tagged ‘archaeology’

10/09: Lecture on Etruscan religion by Dr. Jean MacIntosh Turfa

Posted on: October 7th, 2013 by hwbecker

 

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Please join the Department of Classics for a public lecture by Dr. Jean MacIntosh Turfa, of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology. Dr. Turfa’s lecture is entitled,  “An Etruscan Book of Omens Revealed: the Brontoscopic Calendar”. The talk will be Wednesday, October 9th at 5:15 P.M. in Bryant 209. Please call 662-915-1152 or 662-915-7020 if you need more information or special assistance.

Libya's other wealth: Archaeological treasures

Posted on: September 5th, 2011 by mpranger

Gat at Leptis Magna, Libya.

Here’s a good CNN piece on concerns about archaeological sites in Libya.
Libya’s other wealth: Archaeological treasures – CNN.com.
 

Mary Beard on *not* Caligula's tomb

Posted on: January 25th, 2011 by mpranger

In her blog classicist and Cambridge don Mary Beard comments on the recent “discovery” of Caligula’s tomb outside Rome: A Don’s Life by Mary Beard – Times Online – WBLG: This isn’t Caligula’s tomb.