The 2024 Anthony McNicoll Visiting Lectureship

Back to Lagash: New Investigations into an Early Urban Centre in Southern Mesopotamia Professor Holly Pittman | University of Pennsylvania 5:30pm doors for 6:00pm start. The mound of Tell al-Hiba in the Tigris drainage of southern Mesopotamia is among the largest of the urban centers of ancient Sumer. Understood to be ancient Lagash, the eponymous …

The 2024 Edwin Cuthbert Hall Annual Lecture in Archaeology

Professor Barbara Helwing | Thursday 11 April 2024Chau Chak Wing Museum | 5:30pm doors for 6:00pm start. The Museum of the Ancient Near East in Berlin is one of the major museums focusing on this field within the global north. Best known for the reconstruction of the bright blue Ishtar Gate from Babylon, the museum …

2024  Annual General Meeting 

The Council of the Near Eastern Archaeology Foundation invite you to the Annual General Meeting followed by a public lecture.  The AGM and public lecture will be held in-person & online via Zoom.  AGM at 6.30pm | Lecture at 7.00pmWednesday 20 March  Public Lecture | Digging in the Desert : Life and Death in Ancient Arabia  | …

New insights into the Archaeology of Lebanon: The Excavations at Tell el-Burak, South of Sidon, and their Middle Bronze Age and Iron Age Results

Wednesday 28 February, 6.30pm | This is a hybrid lecture What’s new in archaeological research in Lebanon? What can we learn from recently excavated sites for the history and culture of Lebanon? The lecture will address these questions on the basis of the excavations in Tell el-Burak, which were carried out by a Lebanese-German team from 2001-2022. …

‘The Latest Discoveries and findings from ancient Egypt’ Dr Mostafa Waziry

Friday 17th November 2023 – 7.30pm – 8.30pm:  Venue: Eastern Avenue Auditorium – University of Sydney Dear Members and Friends, We are pleased to provide you with information about a lecture by Dr Mostafa Waziry who is an Egyptian Archaeologist, Egyptologist, and the Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt.  This lecture is presented by the Chau Chak Wing Museum (CCWM). …

The Edwin Cuthbert Hall Annual Lecture 2023

“Of Lost Gods and Gardens: Zoroastrian Echoes at the Royal City of Akchakhan-kala, Karakalpakstan“ Professor Alison BettsDate: Wed, 15 Nov 2023 5:00 PM – 7:30 PMLocation: Chau Chak Wing Museum Image courtesy of KAE (Karakalpak-Australian Expedition) The Karakalpak-Australian Expedition has been excavating at the massive, fortified site of Akchakhan-kala since 1994. Work there has revealed …

In the Time of the Pharaohs: Egypt and the Levant in the New  Kingdom

Forthcoming Saturday Series NEAF is delighted to present its next Saturday Series, ‘In the time of the Pharaohs: Egypt and the Levant during the New Kingdom’, which will explore Egypt and its connections with the Levant during the New Kingdom. With the exciting upcoming Australian Museum exhibition, ‘Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs’, coming …

Recent excavations at Alambra: A Middle Bronze Age settlement in Cyprus

Dr Andrew Sneddon (Extent Heritage) Public Lecture: Wednesday 13 September 2023 The event will be held online on Zoom only Public Lecture Dr Andrew Sneddon has recently published the results of four seasons of excavation at the Middle Bronze Age site of Alambra in Cyprus. The settlement was destroyed by fire around 1700 BCE. It …

Contacts

Near Eastern Archaeological Foundation
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+61 2 9351 4151 neaf.archaeology@sydney.edu.au