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Emily Hammer (University of Pennsylvania) describes the use of U2 spy plane photographs for archaeological research.
Howard University, Founders Library Reading Room
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Molly Swetnam-Burland (The College of William and Mary) discusses how Roman culture was transformed by their conquest of Egypt.
"To be ignorant of what happened before you were born is to be ever a child. For what is man's lifetime unless the memory of past events is woven with those of earlier times."
- Cicero, Orator 34.120
Welcome to the Archaeological Institute of America Washington D.C. Society. Founded on April 24, 1895, and becoming the tenth local society of the AIA, initial membership included only twenty-two individuals. Today, we have over 200 members and proudly offer a robust annual lecture program and travel fellowships for local DMV students.
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What is archaeology?
Find out what makes the field of archaeology so unique with this informational video by the Archaeological Institute of America.