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Lectures and Talks

AIA-Toledo Society Lecture: Steven E. Sidebotham, From India to Alexandria: A Merchant’s Odyssey in Roman Times

Friday, Mar. 8, 2019 • 7:00 pm
Little Theater
Adults, Members, Seniors

Dr. Steven E. Sidebotham, Professor of Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Delaware, will trace the incredible journey of an imaginary Roman-Egyptian merchant named Alexandros Petosiris as he returns home from India. In recounting this richly illustrated narrative, the speaker draws on his archaeological excavations and surveys of ancient sites in Egypt, India, and the southern Arabian Peninsula. This lecture is presented by the Archaeological Institute of America–Toledo Society and the Toledo Museum of Art.