[PAST EVENT] AIA Webster Lecture - Keepers of Time: Ancient Egyptians Sundials and Water Clocks

April 14, 2022
5pm - 6:30pm
Washington Hall, Room 201
241 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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  • Open to the public

The Williamsburg Society of Archaeological Institute of America presents the AIA Webster Lecture on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 5:00 pm, Washington 201. Guest lecturer is Sarah Symons, Murphy,  Associate Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Science at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  The title of her talk will be "Keepers of Time: Ancient Egyptian Sundials and Water Clocks".  Her areas of specialization include ancient Egyptian astronomy: observational methods, timekeeping, astronomical diagrams, astronomical texts, and instruments. Since 2012 she has been Director of the McMaster Ancient Egyptian Astronomical Tables Project, a series of archaeological study missions to Egypt and elsewhere collating astronomical instruments, texts, and tables in museum collections and image archives.  All are welcome to attend. W&M requires masks at all indoor events.


Joyce Holmes at [[jrholm]]