Hal Bonnette, Independent Archaeologist

Archaeology: What Is It and How Is It Done?

The second of three talks of the Fall 2016 Archaeology Institute of America series will be presented by Asheville resident, Hal Bonnette, in celebration of International Archaeology Day. Hal is an independent archaeologist working with the University of Hawaii at Tell Timai, the ancient Graeco-Roman city of Thmuis in northeastern Egypt, where he is a supervisor and field methods instructor. He has also supervised at Tel Akko and Tel Dan in Israel and Tall el-Hammam in Jordan. In many of these excavations, Hal has been charged with teaching participants archaeological field methods and has been instrumental in creating data collection recording and users’ manuals. Hal’s lecture will provide an overview of archaeological field methodology and its implementation in excavations. His presentation, Archaeology: What Is It and How Is It Done, will be on Monday, October 17, 2016, at 7:00 p.m (not the usual 7:30 p.m.), in the Whitman Room, Ramsey Library.

Free and Open to the Public.