The AIA - Orange County Society, Inc. presents
Dr. Aaron Burke
Archaeology of Ancient Israel and the Levant
University of California, Los Angeles
"IOPPA MARITIMA: IN SEARCH OF JAFFA'S 'SOLOMONIC' HARBOR"
Sunday, March 15, 2015, 2:00-4:00 PM at Concordia University
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Free ARCE lectures at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana
March 21, 2015 at 1:30 PM: “Who
Were the Tomb Robbers of Thebes?” by Dr. Nigel Strudwick, Assistant
Keeper in the Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan, The British Museum
and Visiting Professor of Art History at the University of Memphis.
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AIA-OC Society News
International Archaeology Day
October 18, 2014 Dr. Andrew Vaughn, Director of the American School of
Oriental Research in Boston, gave a lecture and slide presentation on
“An Update on Archaeology in Syria: Safeguarding Artifacts in Times of
Strife” at the Mission Viejo Library Heritage Room to commemorate
International Archaeology Day.
Left to right: Librarian Genesis Hansen, Norma Kershaw, Ruth DeNault and Dr. Andrew Vaughn, ASOR Director
Tall Ships Festival September 6th-7th
AIA-Orange County had a table at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point's Tall
Ships Festival September 6th and 7th.
Jason and Lisa Miller, Denise Redvers Higgins and Ruth DeNault manned the
table with our lecture schedule, AIA membership, and information about the
Ancient Maritime Archaeology Weekend November 15-16 at La Sierra University
in Riverside. We were visited by hundreds of families, many with children
of all ages.
AIA-OC Member News
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We are one of the AIA local societies
provide a vehicle for people interested in archaeology to meet one
another, to hear
scholars about their current research, to learn about recent
archaeological discoveries and to take trips together to nearby
archaeological sites and other archaeology-related events.
For a description of our next archaeology lecture, click on Next Lecture at the left. For a list of other upcoming lectures click on Lecture Schedule. A few of our past activities are shown in the photos below. For descriptions and other photos of AIA-OC activities click on Archives. For information on joining the AIA-OC click on Membership.