A public lecture, “Through the Microscope: An Archaeobotanical Study of Wine in the Coptic Church,” as part of Qahwa and Kalam series, organized by the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at The American University in Cairo. The lecture will focus on the field of archaeobotany and what it can teach us about medieval Egyptian history. It will discuss plants that people ate, drank, and manufactured with in the medieval period; the species that dotted the Egyptian landscape and the plants that were under cultivation at that time.
Mennat-Allah El Dorry ’05, Ministry of Antiquities.
Prince Al Waleed Hall, PO71; AUC New Cairo
Monday, November 21, 2016; 1:00 – 2:00 pm