Take home history: Audacious Archaeology Auction items (#7)

During the day on Saturday, meet with SGA members at the semi-annual meeting, at the Zell B. Miller Learning Center (48 Baxter Street at S. Lumpkin Street, Athens, 30605) on the campus of the University of Georgia in Athens. The meeting schedule is online here. All meeting information is online here. This is just a sample of the available auction items. Check out other sample auction items here: list #1 (decorative), list #2 (ceramics), list #3 (metal), list #4 (special containers: bags), list #6 (leg lamp and household).

African woven dolls auction

Woven African dolls. Hand-woven African male and female/baby dolls brought back from Africa in the 1960s.

Chinese warrior statuette auction

Warrior statuette. Replica of warrior from the Terracotta Army found in the tomb of Chinese Emperor Qin Shi Huan (first Emperor of China) and dating to 210 BC. Height: 10 inches. Donated by Tammy F. Herron.

Auction date

Saturday evening, October 22, 2011

Location

Terrapin Brewery, 265 Newton Bridge Road, Athens (map below)

Time

Pre-Auction Activities begin at 6:30. This includes brewery tours, beer tasting, tours of the Society’s ArchaeoBus, live music, silent auction bidding, and socializing.

Live auction begins at 8 pm (when silent auction closes).

Auctioneer

Colonel Wilbur C. Mull, Georgia Hall of Fame Auctioneer

Cost

Entry is free. Guests who wish to partake of the beer tasting can purchase a glass for $10 which entitles them to tickets for 32 ounces of beer.

Cool auction stuff!

We offer two kinds of items for both the live and the silent auctions:

1) Ethnic Objects from Around the World (no archaeological artifacts, of course), and

2) Outdoor Adventure items.

The Society for Georgia Archaeology is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit. All auction proceeds fund its educational outreach for preservation.

Historic postcards auction

Vintage Georgia postcards. Take home history! This even dozen of postcards (only six are shown here) are from cities and historical sites across Georgia. They date from 1910 to 1955. Most bear stamps.

Access a PDF with Auction information by clicking here. Access a colorful poster advertising the Audacious Archaeology Auction by clicking here.

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