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Lectures & Events

The Nabataean Kingdom: Part II. Masters of Water and Trade

with Dr Christopher A. Tuttle
16 May 2024
Event: Free Online Lecture
Duration: 1 Hour
Start time: 5.00 PM AEST

The Nabataean Kingdom: Part II. Masters of Water and Trade‘ by Dr Christopher A. Tuttle

This lecture will delve deeper into how the Nabataeans’ mastery of water and overland trade in deep desert landscapes built their kingdom. We will explore how these two resource masteries shaped the Nabataeans’ interactions on the global stage of their time.

Dr Christopher A. Tuttle is an archaeologist studying the Hellenistic and Roman periods in the Eastern Mediterranean. Former Associate Director at ACOR in Jordan and former Executive Director of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. He holds a BA in Classical and Medieval Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and a PhD from the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University. He recently joined ASA as Academic and Outreach Coordinator.

Chris leads the following ASA tours:

Date: 16 May 2024
Duration: 1 Hour
Start Time: 5.00 PM AEST