Take home silver or bronze: Audacious Archaeology Auction items (#3)

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 auction items here: list #1 (decorative), list #2 (ceramics), list #4 (special bags), list #5 (eco-tour), list #6 (leg lamp and household), list #7 (vintage and historic).

Silver plate vase auction

Godinger Silver Art Ltd flower vase. This lovely, ornate silver-plate art bowl-vase is a full foot long, and will add an elegant touch to any home, vacation home, or office.

Auction date

Saturday evening, October 22, 2011

Location

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

Bronze horn benin auction

Bronze horn from Benin. Bid on this 17.5 inch long decorative bronze horn (pointed conical tube) from Benin, in west Africa. One side features a snake, and the other (shown here) a sun, moon, and alligator.

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).

Altar lantern pair auction

Two matching brass cut-out altar lanterns. These altar lanterns are 14 inches tall with decorative cut-outs to radiate soft light in your special place.

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.

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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