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Annual Open House

by klarich — last modified May 06, 2009 05:13 PM

Annual Open House

What Public Event
When May 16, 2009
from 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Where Cotsen Institute, Fowler Building A-Level (Ground Floor)
Contact Name Laura Lliguin
Contact Email
Contact Phone (310) 794-4837
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Saturday, May 16, 1:00-4:00 pm (with Special Children’s Program 12:00-1:00 pm)


The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA will open its doors for the 13th annual Open House. This tradition gives the general public, school children, students and interested individuals an opportunity to see what happens after the surveys and excavations from various part of the world are over, how the analysis is performed and how the data is stored for lectures and publications.

Click HERE for a copy of the Open House flyer.

LECTURE at 2:30 pm Lenart Auditorium
Professor Kara Cooney, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures: “Spending for Death: Egyptian Funerary Arts during Economic Recession”

Tours to the Fowler Museum will be given at 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm (meet on first floor of the museum)

The Experiential Technologies Center will present interactive virtual reality models of Karnak, the Roman Forum, and various Google Earth models located in Italy, Greece and Egypt in A139 Fowler.

The following archaeology research laboratories and archives will be open:
Ceramic Analysis Research Laboratory
Channel Island Laboratory
Chilean Research Laboratory
Classics Laboratory
Conservation Laboratory
East Asia Laboratory
Egyptian Laboratory
Mediterranean Laboratory
Moche Archive
Old Stone Age Laboratory
Rock Art Archive
South Asian Laboratory
Southwest Archaeology Laboratory
Zooarchaeology Laboratory

Parking is available in Lot #4 (Sunset and Westwood Blvd). Enter UCLA from Sunset Blvd. at Westwood. Drive ahead to the Parking Information Booth in Lot 4. Convenient Fowler parking is at the northeast or southeast ends of Lot 4 (see map), where automated pay stations accept $1 and $5 bills and credit cards. The parking fee is a maximum of $9. The Fowler is visible to your left when you ascend from the elevator or stairs (follow pedestrian walkways, indicated by arrows).


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