Free Lecture

New Evidence on Cultural Exchange between the Roman and Indic Worlds: The Discovery of the Second-Century BCE Shipwreck at Godavaya, Sri Lanka

Annual Lecture on South and Southeast Asian Art

Explore how a shipwreck recently found near an ancient site in Sri Lanka has revolutionized our understanding of maritime trade history and the circulation of luxury goods in South Asia, particularly between India and Sri Lanka.

This lecture is made possible by the generous support of Jeff Soref and Paul Lombardi, Jeff Soref Fund of the Stonewall Community Foundation.

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.   Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

Free with Museum admission

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A Nenbutsu Gathering at Ichiya, Kyoto, from the Illustrated Biography of the Monk Ippen and His Disciple Ta'a (Yugyô Shônin engi-e) (detail), late 14th century | 1975.268.35

Gain insight into the Museum, its exhibitions, and its projects through engaging afternoon programs organized around specific themes.

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The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium and the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education are equipped with infrared sound enhancement systems (with headsets and neck loops). To obtain a headset or neck loop please ask an usher. Headsets and neck loops are available free of charge with identification. Real-time captioning is also available upon request.