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Biennial Lecture on Harvard’s Excavations at Sardis

March 30, 6:30 pm7:30 pm.
March 30

Professor Nicholas D. Cahill of the University of Wisconsin-Madison discusses recent excavations at Sardis, jointly sponsored in 1958 by Harvard University and Cornell University, and authorized by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Since 1979 a member of the Archaeological Exploration of Sardis, situated in western Anatolia, Dr. Cahill has served beginning in 2008 as its director. Recent accomplishments include the discovery of some of the world’s earliest silver coins in a historic context, a new restoration of antiquity’s largest synagogue, and discovery of Roman houses destroyed by a devastating earthquake.

Pictured: the Synagogue


  • This event occurs in person at the National Arts Club.
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  • Doors open to the public 15 minutes before the event start time.
  • Our coat check is limited. Please do not bring any large bags or backpacks.


15 Gramercy Park South
New York, 10003