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Archaeology Day at the Natural History Museum
Start Date: 10/20/2012Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 10/20/2012End Time: 4:00 PM
Event Description:
Archaeology is everywhere! Join us for this archaeological extravaganza as the University of colorado Museum of Natural History, Archaeological Institute of America and the Anthropology and Classics Departments join together to present family activities, research lectures and much more!

Information and demonstrations will be provided by: the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Egyptian Study Society, Colorado Archaeological Society (Indian Peaks Chapter), History Colorado and PaleoWest Archaeology.

Families will enjoy hands-on activities from around the world with Mayan animal art, Egyptian scarab beetles, Navajo weaving and Roman and Greek classical ceramic design!

Also enjoy a historical Roman enactor from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science's "Day in Pompeii" exhibition, who will be wandering the museum and interacting with visitors.

1 p.m. - Inga Calvin, Ph.D., "Maya 2012 - The End of the World"
2 p.m. - Tyler Lansford, Ph.D., "The Destruction of Ancient Rome"
3 p.m. AIA national speaker Steve Lekson, Ph.D., "Mesa Verde - The Untold Story"

Location Information:
Main Campus - CU Museum (Henderson Building)  (View Map)
1030 Broadway
Boulder, CO

Main Campus
Contact Information:
Name: University of Colorado Museum of Natural History
Phone: 303-492-6892
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This event is open to
  • Everyone
  • Ticket information:
    Free Event

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