Learn about the fascinating Mesopotamian Queen Pu-Abi!
Discover the interconnections between Astronomy, Archaeology, and Architecture in this presentation about Indian astronomical observatories!
Image Credit:Staten Island Museum, Building A at Snug Harbor, Ralph Appelbaum Associates Inc. Friday Nov 6, 2015 from 10:00AM-3:00PM Staten Island Museum Event: Archaeology and Museums This event will be a workshop day for the local Staten Island community at the Staten Island Museum, sponsored in part by the Staten Island Society of the [...]
Learn about the perils of forgery in Archaeology and Art History!
Get a special preview of the upcoming exhibit of Hellenistic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art!
Discover the important role played by the ancient mounds of the Mississippian Culture!
Learn about local exchange and interaction among the ancient Andean cultures!
Discover the story of the 16th century whalers along the Labrador coast!
Treat yourself to a behind-the-scenes look at the new Staten Island Museum!
Learn about the power of architecture in the Buddhist tradition
Learn about the power of imagery over time in Novohispanic culture
Discover the link between globalism and the role of the merchant in Medieval East Africa
A fascinating alternative interpretation to archaeological and textual records in the Suquehannock tradition
Learn about the bathing tradition and ritual in an old Russian bath house
Discover how Nazi-looted art is being professionally researched by the MFA
Take a look into the mounds of Abydos!
Explore the connections between church architecture and spirituality
A new view of the castle stresses its active role in regional politics and economics and presents Bodiam at a serried of scales from the smallest action of washing one’s hands in the chapel piscine out to the castle’s place in world history.
Newly discovered ossuaries are discussed within the context of ancient Jewish tombs and burials customs in Jerusalem in the time of Jesus (late Second Temple Period).
Recent Archaeological evidence unearthed in Israel and on Cyprus, has shed new light on the history of the Philistines, a leading tribe in a federation the Egyptians termed ‘People of the Sea.’
The Archaeology Society of Staten Island was formed in 1962 at Wagner College in Staten Island, NY. In 1963, the Society began a series of lectures that have brought prominent scholars in the various fields of archaeology and anthropology to Staten Island. The Society affiliated with the Archaeological Institute of America in 1964 as The [...]
Membership in the Society is open to anyone interested in archaeology and related areas. The categories of membership in the Society include: REGULAR ($30) – Anyone interest in archaeology and wishing to participate in the Society’s programs. FAMILY ($45) – Couples and their children under eighteen years of age. STUDENT ($8) – Any full-time student [...]
Directions to Wagner College The Society holds its monthly meetings at Wagner College. TRAVEL BY CAR Verrazano Bridge: From Brooklyn, Queens and Points East Take the Verrazano Narrows Bridge to Staten Island. From the toll booths, follow Interstate 278 to the “Richmond Road/Clove Road” exit. Follow the service road to the third traffic light and [...]