March 2, 2020

The lecture, Green Petra, by Felipe Rojas scheduled for Tuesday, March 10 at 1 PM in Breasted Hall has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

"Green Petra: Archaeological Assemblages in the City's Northern Hinterlands"

Felipe Rojas
Associate Professor of Archaeology and the Ancient World and Egyptology and Assyriology
Brown University

Tuesday
March, 10, 2020
1:00 PM
Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute

In ancient Petra, the inhabitants' capacity to live in extreme environments was an important factor for the city's success. Join us for a lecture exploring work currently underway by the Petra Terraces Archaeological Project, a joint Brown University and University of Chicago project that enhances and refines scholarly understanding of human-landscape interactions in Southern Jordan.