Winter Brunch

Sunday 19 January 2020 at 10h30am


Rome and China- Archaeological evidence for a long distance relationship

By Lorenz Baumer, Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Geneva

Fabrics found in Syra, in the Palmyre tombs, show that the Ancient Mediterranean world imported chinese silk. But what about the objects travelling the other way around? Contrary to what we may have thought until now, archaeological sources show that the Roman world was in contact with China during the first centuries of our era: more than thousand years before Marco Polo's journey...

The conference will be followed by a friendly brunch at the Café Ex Machina.

CHF 33.- /person (brunch included). Conference given in French. Inscription required until 16 January (+41 (0)22 316 42 80 OR info.romain@nyon.ch). Reduced price for the members of the AMN.

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