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Archive of Events Involving Kolb Society Fellows


January 26–27: International Workshop on Digitizing Artifacts and Documentation from Sir Leonard Woolley’s Excavations at Ur

Penn Museum hosted the workshop (made possible by the Leon Levy Foundation) with representatives from the Penn Museum, British Museum, and Iraq National Museums to discuss digitizing the more than 21,000 objects excavated at Ur by Sir Leonard Woolley in the 1920s and 1930s. 

Dr. C. Brian Rose, Senior Fellow, Curator-in-Charge of the Mediterranean Section, Chief Curator, Deputy Director, Penn Museum 

Dr. Richard Hodges, President of Kolb Society, Charles K. Williams II Director, Penn Museum 

Dr. Richard Zettler, Senior Fellow, Associate Curator-in-Charge, Near East Section, Penn Museum

Dr. William Hafford, Fellow, Consulting Scholar, Penn Museum

January 26: Science on Tap Lecture, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Dr. Michael D. Frachetti, Fellow, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Discovering the Roots of Civilization Using GIS and Remote Sensing

January 19: Lecture at the National Arts Club, New York

Dr. C. Brian Rose, Senior Fellow, James B. Pritchard Professor of Archaeology, Department of Classical Studies, Penn

Troy: Spanning Millenia


January 7–9: 142nd Joint Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the American Philological Association (APA), San Antonio, Texas.

Miriam G. Clinton, Junior Fellow 

New Evidence for Minoan Staircases 

Justin Leidwanger, Junior Fellow, with
Peter van Alfen (The American Numismatic Society) and  Frederick H. van Doorninck, Jr. (Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University) 

Yassıada Revisited


Dr. Matthew Adams, Fellow

Senior Research Scholar, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU 

The Mudbrick Cult Enclosure of Khasekhemwy (the Shunet el-Zebib) and the Cultural Landscape of Abydos: A Monument at Risk 


Margaret M. Andrews, Junior Fellow 

The Reuse of Ancient Tuff Blocks in Late Antique and Early Medieval Rome


Kelcy Sagstetter, Junior Fellow

A Paternity Crisis after the Sicilian Expedition: The Decrees of the Demotionidai Reconsidered


January 5–9: Society for Historical Archaeology 2011 Conference, Austin, Texas: “Boundaries and Crossroads in Action: Global Perspectives in Historical Archaeology”


Kristen R. Fellows, Junior Fellow

An Historical Archaeology of North American Immigrants in Samana, Dominican Republic: A Preliminary Look at the Cemetery Data (Poster Session)


January 5: Great Adventures along the Silk Road Lectures, Penn Museum


Dr. Renata Holod, Senior Fellow, College of Women Class of 1963 Professor, Department of the History of Art, Penn

From Baghdad to Bukhara and Back




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