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Lecture: Excavations at 'Ayn Gharandal, Jordan, Dr. Erin Darby and Dr. Robert Darby

The East Tennessee Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the McClung Museum present Dr. Erin Darby (Religious Studies, University of Tennessee, Knoxville) and Dr. Robert Darby (Art History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville) lecturing about their recent archaeological excavations at 'Ayn Gharandal, Jordan.

Erin Darby and Robert Darby are co-directors of the'Ayn Gharandal Archaeological Projectin southern Jordan, andrun an archaeological field school there during the summer months. Recent finds at the site include a Roman fort, bathhouse, and aqueduct system. They are probably from the late Roman or Byzantine period-roughly between the third and sixth centuries C.E.

Erin Darby's research and teaching interests include topics in Biblical Studies, Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Archaeology, Anthropology, Art History, Judaic Studies, Ritual Studies, and Gender Studies. Robert Darby'sresearch areas include Roman baths, iconography and Roman provincial art particularly that of the Roman Near East.

Where

McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

1327 Circle Park Dr
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996
USA


Phone: (865) 974-2144
Website: Click to Visit

When

Tuesday, 08 October, 2013

Who to contact

Contact:

Cat Shteynberg

Phone: 8659742144
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

Free and open to all