Meetings of The
Meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month during the
academic year (September to June). Meetings begin at 1:30pm and are
followed by refreshments and informal discussion. The Glyph Group usually meets at 10 am
throughout the year. We schedule occasional offsite trips, including
museums or exhibitions, which may take place outside of our regular
meeting dates or times.
Meetings are usually held at the University of Pennsylvania Museum
of Archaeology and Anthropology. Directions
The next meeting will be held on Saturday March 11, 2017 in Penn
Museum at 1:30 pm in room 345. The speaker will be Franco D.
Rossi, PhD, Boston University and Brandeis University. The title of his talk is "Is Re-Provenience Possible?: Dilemmas
of Context and Looting at Xultun, Guatemala." There will
also be a 10:00 am Glyph Workshop presented by
Dr. Rossi. This Glyph workshop will focus
on the hieroglyphic texts of Northeast PetÚn,
with a special focus on contextualizing the
history of Xultun in relation to the
macro-politics of the Classic period. There
will be a $20.00 charge for the Workshop and an
accompanying Workbook of glyphic texts of the
Please RSVP to Lynn
Matson if you wish to attend the Glyph
Workshop, so we can provide the correct amount
Further information can be found at Next Meeting.
Information about future Pre-Columbian Society speakers can be found
at Future Meetings.
Highlights of previous Pre-Columbian Society talks can be found at Meeting Archives.
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