City of Gold: Excavations at Ancient Sardis, Turkey

    Nick Cahill, Department of Art History University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Woodward Instructional Resource Centre Lecture Hall 2, UBC
    Saturday, February 6, 8:15-9:30 pm
    The Vancouver Institute Lectures
  • Nick Cahill

    Dr. Cahill has worked in Greece and Turkey for nearly three decades and is currently Director of Harvard University's excavations at ancient Sardis, capital of the Lydian empire; the long term project is one of the largest in Turkey. He has also published significant works on Greek houses and town planning and is currently completing an innovative digital database on the Greek city of Olynthos. His areas of research and teaching include: Greek and Roman art and archaeology; Near Eastern and especially Anatolian art and archaeology; Greek city planning and social organization; Archaic Greece; Interrelations between Greece and the Near East; Achaemenid Persia; and Greek epigraphy.

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February 6th, 2016 from  8:15 PM to  9:30 PM
Lecture Hall No. 2
2194 Health Sciences Mall
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
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