The 7th annual International Archaeology Day fair will be held on the docks and east yard of historic Lowe Mill. It is hosted by the Archaeological Institute of America and the Alabama Archaeological Society, and participants include a host of archaeological organizations from around the state. The event is free and open to the public with activities for all ages! Activities include atlatl (spear-thrower) lessons, flint-knapping demonstrations, kids' crafts, Native American games, artifact exhibits, artifact identification, remote sensing demonstrations, information tables, etc. The afternoon event will be followed by a 7pm keynote talk in Wilson Hall at UAH by UT Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Dr. Jan Simek, who will give a talk entitled "The Sky Above, the Mud Below: Pre-contact Cave Art and Rock Art in the North American Southeast" - an overview of the ancient artwork Dr. Simek has found based on 25 years of survey and analysis in the caves and cliffs along the bluffs of the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee and Alabama.
- October 20, 2018
- Location: 2211 Seminole Drive, Huntsville, AL
- Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
- Price: No admission charged