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    Exhibition: Digging Veritas: The Archaeology and History of the Indian College and Student Life at Colonial Harvard

    Presented by at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

    May 12, 2009-January 31, 2010

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    Exhibition: Digging Veritas: The Archaeology and History of the Indian College and Student Life at Colonial Harvard

    Student archaeologists unearthed evidence of colonial Harvard as a landscape shaped by social and religious tensions that affected everything from Native American and English settler relationships to the everyday routines of student life. As the students searched for meaning in the material remains of Harvard students of the past, three themes emerged: literacy and the Indian College; rule (breaking) and religion; and negotiations of social...

    Student archaeologists unearthed evidence of colonial Harvard as a landscape shaped by social and religious tensions that affected everything from Native American and English settler relationships to the everyday routines of student life. As the students searched for meaning in the material remains of Harvard students of the past, three themes emerged: literacy and the Indian College; rule (breaking) and religion; and negotiations of social status. Who knew small buried fragments could reveal so much?


    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

    11 Divinity Ave.
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Admission Info:
    $9/adults; $7/senior citizens and students; $6/children ages 3-18; free for children under 3. Free admission (for MA residents only) on Sun. mornings 9 -noon, except for groups, and free admission on Wed. afternoons, Sept. - May, 3-5 PM.


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    9-5

    Phone: 617-496-1027


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