Norman Hammond, Professor Emeritus of Archaeology, revised and updated, The Archaeology of Afghanistan, From Earliest Times to the Timurid Period” with Warwich Ball, available July, 2019.
Alumna, Elizabeth Hannigan (CAS’18), Maya society research features in BU Today. Click here to read entire article. “Xultún, located in one of Guatemala’s national parks, is at least a three-hour drive from the nearest town, “depending on whether it’s a muddy day,” says Hannigan, who spent two months at the dig site in 2016. For […]
Boston University’s Biennial Graduate Student Conference February 14-16th, 2014 Breaching Boundaries: Identity and Conflict Keynote Speaker: Pamela Geller University of Miami The deadline for abstracts this December 15, 2013. There is no registration fee for this conference. Selected participants will be notified by early January, and your full paper will be due by February 1st. […]
Archaeology students make stone tools with stone tools Eight people sit in a circle, mostly mute, intently cutting or chopping chunks of obsidian on their laps with tools—which, like the obsidian, are stone. Occasional banter and a chorus of chip-chip-chip-CRACK break the quiet, … Click here for more
Chinese terra cotta warriors had real, and very carefully made, weapons By Jennifer Pinkowski, Published: November 26 The 7,000 soldiers buried with Qin Shi Huang in 210 B.C. were made of clay. But the bronze weapons the terra cotta army carried into the enormous tomb complex near Xi’an in western China were the real things: tens […]
Congratulations Archaeology majors Zachary Nakashian (CAS’13), Megan Thibodeau (CAS’13), and Jasna Vilic (CAS’14)
December 2012 Phi Beta Kappa Epsilon Initiation and Award Ceremony Boston University Department of Archaeology majors Zachary Jacob Nakashian (CAS’13) and Megan Lili Thibodeau (CAS’13) will be inducted on December 4 to the Phi Beta Kappa Epsilon. Jasna Vilic (CAS’14) will receive the junior award on December 4th. Join us in congratulating them for their […]