Sweet and Spicy Libations: Wine in the Ancient Near East
In 2013, a team of archaeologists working in northern Israel unearthed the storage magazines of a Canaanite palace from 1700 BCE containing remnants of what is considered to be the oldest--and largest--ancient wine cellar in the Near East. On Thursday, October 23, join archaeologist Andrew Koh and Phoenician specialist Joseph Greene as they discuss this discovery in the context of the social and cultural history of wine's emergence in the ancient Near East and the Mediterranean World. Registration is required.
Harvard's 2nd Ever Fungus Fair
On Saturday, October 25, explore the wondrous world of fungi at Harvard's 2nd Ever Fungus Fair! Join Harvard students for a closer look at the mushrooms, yeasts, and molds and participate in hands-on activities and taste tests.