The Archeology of Healing and Medicine
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About The Event
The topic of this years Maryland Archeology Month theme explores our human response to disease and wellness through time. Join a panel of archaeologists to learn about their fascinating discoveries in small remnants of plants, the bottom of privies, and 17th-century trash piles. Their stories are touching, humerous, and bizarre!
Panelists: Justine McKnights, Archaeobotanical Consultant, LLC; Silas Hurry, Retired, former Curator of Collections and Archaeological Laboratory Director for Historic St. Mary’s City; Dr. Patricia Samford, Director, Maryland Archaeological Conservation (MAC) Laboratory.