"Agatha Christie, Archaeology and Alzheimer's." Amy Barron explores the life of the renowned mystery novelist, who spent many years at excavations in the Middle East with her archaeologist husband, Max Mallowan.
Barron is an independent scholar and curator at the Scugog Shores Museum in Ontario. She holds her degrees from the University of Toronto (Ph.D.) and the University of Guelph. Her areas of specialization are Late Assyria, particularly Assyrian arms and armor, palaces and propaganda of the Neo-Assyrian kings, and the history of archaeology. She has done fieldwork at Tel Tuneinir in Syria, as well as at Tel Jezreel in Israel and Newark Castle in England.
This lecture is cosponsored with the Archaeological Institute of America, Rochester Society. It is free to MAG and AIA members; included in MAG admission for all others.
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