AIA examines ancient Greek religious procession Oct. 30
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The Rockford Society, Archaeological Institute of America, invites the public to its next free and fascinating multi-media presentation on archaeology, at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Burpee Museum of Natural History, 737 N. Main St., Rockford.
The topic is “Community and Religion: The Spectacle of the Ancient Greek Religious Procession”. Guest speaker is Professor Laura Gawlinski of Loyola University, Chicago.
Attendees will learn about the public intersection and display of community and religion life in ancient Greece. Prof. Gawlinski received her Ph.D. From Cornell University. Her professional work includes field archaeology at the ancient Agora of Athens, the city’s center of athletic, artistic, spiritual and political life.
The public is invited to a free reception held immediately following each presentation. Burpee Museum is handicapped accessible and offers free parking. Additional free parking is also available next door at the Riverfront Museum Park, 711 N. Main St. The Rockford Society provides additional information on lectures, events, trips and archaeological topics on the web at www.rockford.aia.org.
Posted Oct. 24, 2012
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