Sunday, 20 November 2016

AUC TO DISCUSS AN ARCHAEOBOTANICAL STUDY OF WINE IN THE COPTIC CHURCH



WHAT
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.  

WHO
Mennat-Allah El Dorry ’05, Ministry of Antiquities.

WHERE

Prince Al Waleed Hall, PO71; AUC New Cairo

WHEN

Monday, November 21, 2016; 1:00 – 2:00 pm
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