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Archaeology

Dig in the Yard
On Campus

Dig in the Yard

1:08 p.m. Students taking "The Archaeology of Harvard Yard" spend class outside at a dig in the Old Yard, where they will be excavating the remains of some of Harvard's oldest buildings.

Yard Archaeology
Research

Yard Archaeology

With a week of cold temperatures, Harvard Yard is still covered in frozen snow despite the onset of spring.

Museums

Archaeologist Randall White Talks Early Art at the Peabody Museum

“In my whole career, I’ve never had the sensation I had when I turned over the block from Blanchard and saw an image that no one had seen for 37,000 years,” White said.

Obituary

Harvard Archaeologist Lawrence Stager Dies at 74

“He captured the room when he was in it and swept the rest of us up at that time with him,” a former coworker said of Stager.

Environmental Challenges for the New President
On Campus

Environmental Challenges for the New President

Bob Perciasepe, President of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, gives a special lecture at CGIS South on the future of climate change policy in the U.S.

Peabody's 150
Museums

Visitors Flock to Peabody Museum’s 150th Anniversary Party

Attracting visitors with famous showman P.T. Barnum’s Feejee Mermaid sculpture, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology drew dozens to its 150th anniversary celebration Saturday.

Peabody's 150
Museums

Peabody's 150

Peabody Director of Academic Partnerships Diana A. Loren shows an audience the Feejee Mermaid. The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology celebrated its 150th anniversary on Friday.

Matthew Liebmann
Faculty

Matthew J. Liebmann

Compared to many other archaeologists’ work investigating thousands of years into the past, Liebmann’s focus on the archaeology of early Native American encounters with Europeans is practically breaking news.

Harvard Weissman's Conservators Protect Objects of the Past
Research

Harvard Weissman's Conservators Protect Objects of the Past

Semetic Museum Talk on Anti-Semetism and German Archaeology
Research

German Egyptologist Discusses Nefertiti and Anti-Semitism

German Egyptologist Thomas L. Gertzen read correspondence exchanged by prominent German archaeologists and French and Egyptian directors of antiquities.

Semetic Museum Talk on Anti-Semetism and German Archaeology
On Campus

Semetic Museum Talk on Anti-Semetism and German Archaeology

Thomas Gertzen speaks about German archaeological expeditions in Egypt around the time of World War I, and the possible anti-Semitic currents within German archaeology swirling around the iconic bust of Queen Nefertiti. The event was hosted by the Harvard Semitic Museum.

College

Families Interact with Ancient Artifacts at Archaeology Fair

Ancient Mayan teeth and a mummified crocodile were among the artifacts featured at the Peabody Museum’s Amazing Archaeology Fair on Saturday.

College

Museums of Science and Culture To Create Student Board

The Harvard Museums of Science and Culture are establishing an undergraduate student board tasked to promote museum engagement at the College.

Excavation Results Day
Archaeology

Excavation Results Day

A student sifts through excavation finds of the predicted site of the Indian College on Thursday at the results day outside of Matthews Hall.

Excavation Results Day
Research

Excavation Results Day

Students of the Harvard Yard Archaeology Project sift through excavation finds on Thursday at the Results Day outside of Matthews Hall.

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