Archaeology in Africa

Archaeology in Africa

Contact: Dr. Leslie A. Warden, warden@roanoke.edu

What is it like to be an archaeologist in the 21st century? After the many centuries of excavations, is there still anything to find? This talk follows an Egyptologist who decided that she needed to go south to Ethiopia to understand important aspects of ancient Egyptian culture and in the process felt the excitement that archaeologists must have felt in the 19th century in Egypt: everything old is new…