Prof. Elizabeth Greene makes news at The Standard as she begins her term as President in the AIA

As Prof. Elizabeth Greene begins her term as President of the Archaeological Institute of America, she caught the attention of the St. Catharines Standard.

Working in a harbour in Turkey, underwater archaeologist Elizabeth Greene recalls finding a broken wooden comb. Follow-up research revealed the comb was likely used by sailors to comb lice out of their hair. To this day, it is one of her favourite finds.

It painted a picture –– not of the traders who moved luxury goods of gold, silver and bronze. But of the sailors, on boats, taking long journeys across the seas.

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