The Archaeological Process: How We Know About The Past

Join the San Antonio Art Museum for a special workshop led by leading experts in the world of archaeology. Using archaeological findings and applicable lesson plans, this workshop reconstructs the history, peoples, and cultures of the ancient Near East. Presentations will include: Beverly Chiarulli, “Why is the Past Important? Lessons from the Bureau of Land Management”; Ellen Bedell, “The Online Uluburun Shipwreck Project: Archaeological Methods and trade in the Late Bronze Age Mediterranean World”; Neal Bierling, “Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls”; Peter Feinman, “Mesopotamia and the Classroom: Space, Time, and Values.”

The Workshop is coordinated by the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR), the preeminent American organization devoted to excavating in the Middle East for over a century. Registration fee: $15.00.

Educators will receive Professional Development credit hours approved by the State Board for Educator Certification. These programs are made possible by generous support from the USAA Foundation, A Charitable Trust.

Rose Demir
SBC Curator of Education
San Antonio Museum of Art
200 W. Jones Avenue
San Antonio, Texas 78215