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Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 6:45 PM

The mud of Novgorod preserved more than a thousand birchbark scrolls whose messages provide a vivid picture of the everyday lives led by the residents of this once-powerful center of ancient Rus. Harvard’s Michael F. Flier puts the people and their remarkable city into cultural and historical context.

Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Archaeologist Robert Stieglitz explores the history and cultural heritage of the civilization that brought urban life and literacy to the ancient western Mediterranean.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 6:45 PM

Noted author and curator David P. Silverman discusses the latest findings on Tutankhamun and how they add to our fascination with an ancient monarch whose afterlife is one that he never could have imagined.

 

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