The Johns Hopkins University Albright Institute Undergraduate Archaeological Fellowship provides funding for a Johns Hopkins University undergraduate student to participate in an Albright Institute archaeological field school in Israel as well as a one month internship at the Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem. Applicants must be enrolled at Johns Hopkins University and participate […]
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October 10, 2015
Watch “Mysteries of the Kylix,” the Documentary Film on the Re-Creating Ancient Greek Ceramics Class By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Re-creating Ancient Greek Ceramics, the spring 2015 undergraduate class designed by Sanchita Balachandran, was recently featured at Archaeology, the magazine of the Archaeological Institute of America. It is also the subject of an 18-minute film titled “Mysteries of the Kylix,” which follows the semester-long archaeology experiment.
October 8, 2015
“Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics” Course Featured on Archaeology.org By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
The “Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics” course, taught by Sanchita Balachandran, is featured on the Archaeology Magazine website under “latest news” with a link to the film for the class.
May 19, 2015
Unlocking the Secrets of Ancient Greek Pottery By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
This course in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences isn’t a simple pottery class. For one, a documentary crew shadows the students as they work. […]
May 7, 2015
Johns Hopkins Students Recreate an Iconic Ancient Greek Kylix By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
For the past 13 weeks, the students in Sanchita Balachandran’s “Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics” class have undertaken a distinctly different type of apprenticeship. Throughout this hands-on course in experiential archaeology, they have consulted the work of experts and practiced throwing clay pots.
January 25, 2015
Johns Hopkins Team Continues Excavation, Conservation Efforts at Ancient Egyptian Burial Site By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
A team of Johns Hopkins researchers and students, led by Betsy Bryan, a professor of Egyptian art and archaeology in the Department of Near Eastern Studies, has spent the past three weeks conducting field work at the Temple of the Goddess Mut dig site in Luxor, Egypt. […]
January 10, 2013
Studying Archaeological Histories From Space By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Michael Harrower and Ben Zaitchick of the Krieger School use satellites to study archaeological histories. Read more and see the image in Johns Hopkins Magazine.
November 22, 2012
Prof. Betsy Bryan’s Dig in Egypt Featured in Arts & Sciences Magazine By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
“We were not expecting to find bodies,” says Betsy Bryan, professor of Egyptian art and archaeology. But this year – the 19th summer that Bryan has led Johns Hopkins students on an archaeological dig in Luxor, Egypt – bodies are exactly what Bryan and her students found. “We’ve been digging in this particular site for 6 years now, and up until this time we never found human burials. This year there was at least one burial in every square we dug.” […]
November 17, 2012
Video: Johns Hopkins in Egypt By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
Watch a video of highlights from the archaeological dig and research conducted by Prof. Betsy Bryan and students in Egypt over the summer. Bryan, professor of Egyptian art and archaeology in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, led the research team and has done so every year since 1993, bringing the study of archaeology and ancient Egypt to life for Johns Hopkins undergraduate and graduate students. This year, 12 students participated in the excavations, and the team was accompanied by photographer James T. VanRensselaer.
November 18, 2008
Program in Archaeology Debuts By Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
This fall, the School of Arts and Sciences officially launched two new programs for undergraduates: a major in archaeology and a minor in financial economics.