Dr. Jennifer Ramsay recently participated in a National Geographic-funded Archaeological Excavation.
Dr. Ramsay executed a quick but productive excavation project at the site of Shivta in the Negev Desert, Israel during April and May.
She plans to uncover information regarding the environment and economy of this Roman and Byzantine period occupation site.
This work follows a prelimary study produced and published in 2010 that uses archaeobotanical remains recovered from ancient dovecotes to look at issues of economy and ecology.
At the Church on the Shivta site
Using hose at site
Floating for pigeon dung
April 22 3:30 pm
Marjorie Helen Stewart Speaker Series: Professor Robert J. Foster, Chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Rochester, will speak on "Adversaries into Partners? Brand Value, Consumer-Citizens, and the Coca-Cola Company," Edwards Hall, Room 103.
April 25, 7:30 pm
Robert Marcus Memorial Lecture: Professor Anthony Marcus, Dept. of Anthropology at John Jay College, CUNY, will speak on “Moral Panics: Youth, Sex and Forced Labor, Yesterday and Today,” New York Room, Cooper Hall