AIA/LIS Lecture Series: To Write or Knot? -- Reading the Incan Quipu
The Archaeological Institute of America/Long Island Society (AIA/LIS) Lecture Series presents "To Write or Knot? -- Reading the Incan Quipu." Learn how the Incas, who did not have a writing system, did record information in the knotted cords of the Quipu.
Dr. Gary Urton, Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies
Department of Anthropology
Admission unless otherwise noted:
$5 general public
$3 PEIR member
Free AIA/LIS member
Free faculty/staff/matriculated student with current HofstraCard
Sponsored by Naomi and Jesse Taub
For information, please contact Jesse Taub, vice president for activities, AIA/LIS, at 631-420-1564.
The Archaeological Institute of America is dedicated to the protection of the world’s cultural heritage through the encouragement and support of archaeological research and publication. A nonprofit cultural and educational organization, the AIA is the oldest and largest archaeological institution in the United States. AIA/LIS monthly lectures offer members and the public an opportunity to learn the latest developments from archaeologists and related professionals who are developing this knowledge.
Sunday, December 16, 2012