College of Liberal Arts

University of Mississippi

NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY DAY Friday, October 26, 2012

The University of Mississippi

The Department of Classics – Oxford Middle School

NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY DAY

Friday, October 26, 2012

 

Chronology

 

NOON – 1 PM Children arrive at the University Museums, Lunch in the Meeting Room

 

1 PM – 1:30 PM  UM Classics majors excavate: Gabby Coggin, Ognina (Syracuse), Sicily; Colby

Roberts, the Athenian Agora

 

1:30 – 2:00 PM Tour David M. Robinson Collection

 

2:00 – 2:30 PM  Archaeologists in action

 

2:30 – 3:15 PM  Classics Jeopardy

 

3:15 – 3:45 PM  Walk to Bryant Hall, snacks, Roman ghost stories

 

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Lecture, Bryant Hall 209, Dr. Jay Johnson, Department of Sociology and

                            Anthropology, University of Mississippi,  “Ritual and Space at a Prehistoric Mound