Yale Ancient Trade Seminar: Geographies, Chronologies and Data

Event time: 
Friday, November 3, 2023 - 2:00pm
Event description: 

Yale Ancient Trade Seminar 

Friday, 11/3 @ 2pm in Room HQ 134

Four presentations on various aspects of ancient trade. Each presentation (15-20 minutes) will be followed by discussion (20-25 minutes). Topics have been chosen to reflect different geographies, chronologies, and types of data.

Eckart Frahm 2:00 – 2:40 

Trade in the Neo-Assyrian Empire: Some Remarks on Merchants (tamkāru) and Trading Posts (kāru)

John Darnell   2:40 – 3:20 

Early Medieval Trade in Eastern Desert Egypt

Rod McIntosh  3:20 – 4:00 

Trade and Urbanism in West Africa

Wayne Powell and Gojko Barjamovic 4:00 – 4:40 

Rethinking the Bronze Age Tin Circuit through Metal Provenancing and Text

Refreshments are available during and after the meeting.

NELC Sponsored Event
Open to: 
General Public
2:00 pm