May 7: Life on the Fringe: Reconstructing the lives of Ancient Peoples of the Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt

New York University's Institute for the Study of the Ancient World presents, Life on the Fringe: Reconstructing the lives of Ancient Peoples of the Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt. This lecture will be given by visiting research scholar Tosha Dupras. There is a reception to follow.

Through archaeological excavation, the Dakhleh Oasis, one of five oases in the Western Desert of Egypt, has revealed a long and amazing history of human habitation.  The ancient population is believed to have reached its zenith during the Roman period, when several towns and economic centers were thriving. This presentation will focus on one of these centers, the ancient village of Kellis, and more specifically, its people. For more information click here.

Tuesday May 7 at 6:00pm
ISAW Lecture Hall, 2nd Floor
15 East 84th Street

This event is free and open to the public. Note that the lecture hall will close 10 minutes after the scheduled start time.