Annual Dinner of the Friends of the DAI

The annual dinner of the American Friends of the German Archaeological Institute took place on November 21st 2008 at the German Consulate General.

The new elected President of the German Archaeological Institute, Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Gehrke, gave a lecture on the 2008 activities of the DAI after opening speeches by Dr. Horst Freitag, the German Consul General New York, and Jack Josephson, the head of the American friends -circle of the DAI.

After this, Dr. Guenther Dreyer, the 1st director of the Cairo department of the DAI until November 2008, presented the program of a first journey of the American Friends of the DAI to Egypt in November 2009.