The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, is pleased to announce the spring lecture in its 2019–2020 lecture series:
Thursday, March 12, 2020, 6:15–7:45 pm
Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Byzantine Pieces of an Umayyad Puzzle: A Basalt Platform in the Azraq Oasis
Alexander Brey, Wellesley College
Alexander Brey discusses an Umayyad-era basalt reservoir platform built within the Azraq oasis in eastern Jordan and places its carved interlocking stones in conservation with early Byzantine zodiac and celestial diagrams.
Details at https://maryjahariscenter.org/events/byzantine-pieces-of-an-umayyad-puzzle-a-basalt-platform-in-the-azraq-oasis.
Mary Jaharis Center lectures are co-sponsored by Harvard University Standing Committee on Medieval Studies.
For questions, contact Brandie Ratliff, Director, Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture (email@example.com).