The formation of the American Friends of the German Archaeological Institute was celebrated

on October 5th, 2007
beginning at 6:00 p.m.
at the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany,
871 United Nations Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10017.

The opening adress was given by Dr. Hans-Juergen Heimsoeth, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany.

The president of the DAI Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Hermann Parzinger then delivered a presentation featuring his discoverie and excavation of a remarkably well preserved tomb in Siberia.