Take part in the UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Open House on Saturday, May 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. for a rare look at its fascinating labs, archives and excavations. This is the only time during the year that the institute, located in the UCLA Fowler Building, A level, will be open to the general public. Bring your family and friends to view excavations and research that cover many continents, cultures, and varying time periods throughout history.

Open labs and archives will include the Analytical Lab for Archaeological Materials; Insitute for Field Research; Ceramics Analysis Research; Rock Art Archive; and archives of Mesopotamia, Anatolia and Egypt, among many more. 

Visiting assistant professor Alexei Vranich, who is currently conducting research on indigenous people of the New World in Machu Pichu, will deliver the lecture "Cusco, Capital of the Incas" at 2:30 p.m. in the Fowler's Lenart Auditorium at 2:30 pm.

Find more information at the UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology.