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Lectures and Talks

AIA-Toledo Society Lecture | Alysia Fischer, Glass-working in the Eastern Mediterranean: Insights from Archaeology and Ethnoarchaeology

Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 • 7:00 pm
Little Theater
Adults, Family, Members, Seniors

Dr. Alysia Fischer (author of Hot Pursuit: Integrating Anthropology in Search of Ancient Glass-blowers) will discuss the history of Eastern Mediterranean glass as seen through the lenses of the archaeology of the site of Sepphoris, located in the Galilee region of northern Israel.  Dr. Fischer, a former glass-blower, has also worked with glass-workers from Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Turkey to better understand the Eastern Mediterranean glass tradition. This lecture is presented by the Archaeological Institute of America—Toledo Society and the Toledo Museum of Art.