The Alpine Iceman: Understanding Our Human Past Through Science
WHENMarch 5, 2013 6:30-8:30 PMWHERE
NYUAD Downtown Campus, Abu Dhabi
WHONYU Abu Dhabi InstituteOpen to the Public
The scientific examination of art and archaeological objects and materials permits the interpretation of past human activities and helps the preservation of cultural heritage for future generations. Analytical results from materials and objects of different periods illustrate how modern scientific techniques increase our knowledge of ancient humans, materials, and processes. This lecture explores the modern techniques and multi-disciplinary investigations used in the reconstruction of the life and death of the Copper Age Alpine Iceman, among other case studies.
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