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Numismatic Archaeology: Interpreting Coin Finds from Excavation Contexts

Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge MA

Mar 21 2018
Numismatic Archaeology: Interpreting Coin Finds from Excavation Contexts

In this lecture, Alan Stahl, curator of numismatics and lecturer in the Departments of Art and Archaeology, Classics, and History at Princeton University, will provide examples from ancient, Islamic, Byzantine, and medieval contexts in Syria, Asia Mi

What do the finds of coins in archaeological excavations tell us about the history of the use of the site? In this lecture, Alan Stahl, curator of numismatics and lecturer in the Departments of Art and Archaeology, Classics, and History at Princeton University, will provide examples from ancient, Islamic, Byzantine, and medieval contexts in Syria, Asia Minor, Cyprus, and the New World to illustrate the potential—and the perils—of deducing chronology, habitation history, and monetary

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