International Archaeology Day 2016


Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 8:00am


Coe College Quad

Celebrate ancient technology around the world, from medieval times back thousands of years! This year's event is all about ancient technology, anything before AD 1500. We will be featuring activities such as flint knapping, hide scraping and processing, fire starting processing, bone marrow extraction, early Euro-American and Native American games, spinning and weaving, Roman oven cooking, an artifact/archaeology display tent from the Office of the State Archaeologist, and more. This event is being organized by the Archaeological Institute of American-Iowa Chapter. 


Old Capitol Museum
University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist logo
The University of Iowa Public Policy Center
UI Economic Development - We Mean Business
State Hygienic Laboratory