Assistant Professor John Marston has book published!

Congratulations to Professor Marston! Now Available from Penn Press Agricultural Sustainability and Environmental Change at Ancient Gordion: Gordion Special Studies 8  John M. Marston This book publishes the results of 220 botanical samples from the 1993-2002 Gordion excavations directed by Mary Voigt. Together with Naomi Miller’s 2010 volume (Gordion Special Studies 5), this book completes […]

Successful Archaeology PhD Defenses

Congratulations to Ilaria Patania, Allison Cuneo, and Zhengdong Guo for successfully defending their dissertation. Allison’s defense was Thursday, August 3 titled, “Heritage Management Challenges and Changes in Northern Iraq: The Rise of Kurdistan and the Islamic State Onslaught After the Fall of Saddam”. Ilaria’s was Friday, August 4 titled, “Site Formation Processes and Site Use […]

Archaeology Summer Research Updates

Tel Shimron Excavation: The Tel Shimron Excavation seeks to understand the ancient world, including the world of the Bible, through rigorous archaeological investigation, in order to provide resources for the study of Levantine history and culture over the last five thousand years.  Kali Wade and Kathleen Forste. The Stélida Naxos Archaeological Project: The Stélida Naxos Archaeological […]

Elizabeth Hannigan award recipient of Harold C. Case Scholarship

Elizabeth Hannigan’CAS18 awarded the Harold C. Case scholarship for next year, her senior year.  This award is one of the highest honors accorded to undergraduate students at Boston University. You were one of 8 students to win the award this year. The Harold C. Case Scholarship was established by contributions from students, alumni, staff, faculty, […]

Professor Kathryn Bard Exhibit: Sail the Red Sea: Ancient Egyptian Maritime Explorations

Professor Kathryn Bard has a new exhibit, Sail the Red Sea: Ancient Egyptian Maritime Explorations, at the Simon Fraser University museum. The exhibit features artifacts from her and Profesor Rodolfo Fattovich’s discoveries. The exhibit consists of 12 informational posters about the finds at Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Egypt, and was originally exhibited at the Supreme Council of […]

Quincy Middle School visits BU Archaeology Department

Students from the Quincy Atlantic Middle School visited the Boston University Archaeology Department where they attended a lecture giving an overall view of the field of archaeology by Kali Wade, Archaeology Senior Lab Technician, then they got some hands-on experience in the Archaeology/Anthropology teaching lab where BU Anthropology Alum, Meagan Sobel (CAS’14), talked about human […]

Cabinet of Curiosity – Watch City Steampunk Festival

BU Archaeology Students participated in the Watch City Steampunk Festival in Waltham, May 13, 2017. “Find our camp on Waltham Common, and join us for a glimpse into the past. We are proud also to announce the unveiling of new finds from Ancient Egypt, including the mummy of Nanefer-ka-ptah, long considered lost to the world, […]

Arora, Hannigan, and Jiang recipients of a Center for Humanities Award

Wednesday, May 16th the Center for the Humanities held an award ceremony and reception.  Archaeology undergrads Aarti Arora, Elizabeth Hannigan, and Kailun Jiang recipients of The Alice M. Brennan Humanities Award at the ceremony.  The Alice M. Brennan Humanities Award supports studies in the humanities. Congratulations Aarti, Elizabeth and Kailun!