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Saturday Mar. 7 10:30 AM

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Chinese Export Pottery: A Business Model for Athenian Vase Production?

Chinese Export Pottery: A Business Model for Athenian Vase Production? The third presentation in the AIA/SunWatch Winter 2020 Lecture Series presented by Dr. Kathleen Lynch, Archaeological Institute of America National Lecturer and Professor of Classics at the University of Cincinnati.

Sunday Mar. 8 12:00 PM

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The Miami Valley Flute Circle Monthly Meeting

The Miami Valley Flute Circle will host their monthly meeting in our upstairs classroom. All are welcome to enjoy the soaring sounds of Native flutes and drums. The site and... Learn More

Saturday Apr. 4 10:30 AM

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Reconstructing and Firing a Greek Kiln: a Project in Experimental Archaeology

All students of Greek archaeology know something about the process of ancient vase decoration for Black-figure and Red-figure wares. What they probably don’t know is that this technology was discovered through the use of modern electric kilns and that although the chemistry of the process was understood; there was no comprehension of the actual firing.

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