The Birth of Civilization: Life 15,000 years ago in the Mediterranean

May 17
10:30am - 11:30am

Dover Town Library

Presented by Stuart Swiny
Civilization began to emerge in the lands bordering the east coast of the Mediterranean, such as Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Israel some fifteen millennia ago. Join archaeologist Stuart Swiny as he highlights the development known as the Neolithic Revolution and how the changes it wrought led to civilization as we know it today.
Archaeologist and Dover resident Stuart Swiny is the former Director of the Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute and is Curator at Dover’s Sawin Museum.
This program is offered in partnership with the Dover Council on Aging and the Dover Historical Society.