Why Experiment with Ancient Technologies?


WHEN September 28, 2023
6:30-8 PM WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

This talk explores the groundbreaking achievements of our ancestors in ancient Abu Dhabi, highlighting the complexity and significance of their pioneering innovations in archaeology. Discover the techniques and methods employed by ancient societies to craft stone axes, domesticate animals, transport goods over long distances, and develop bronze, humanity's first composite artificial material. The talk also discusses the UAE's global role as an exporter of copper long before the advent of oil. 
  • Ivan Semian, Director of Karmir Bloor Archeo Park in Yerevan, Armenia

In Collaboration with

Dhakira Center for Heritage Studies in the UAE, NYUAD

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