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$5,000 Grant for Archaeologist Dr. Deni J. Seymour

Arizona Humanities has provided a $5,000 grant for archaeologist Dr. Deni J. Seymour’s “Who Are the Sobaípuri O’odham?” project that is being administered through Old Pueblo Archaeology Center. Through the creation of a video, interactive lectures and discussions, Dr. Seymour and Old Pueblo have teamed together to promote understanding of the human experience through the Read more…

Old Pueblo Archaeology Center Receives AZ Humanities Grant

Arizona Humanities has announced that it is providing a $5,000 grant for archaeologist Dr. Deni J. Seymour’s “Who Are the Sobaípuri O’odham?” project that will be administered through Old Pueblo Archaeology Center. Through the creation of a video, interactive lectures and discussions, Dr. Seymour and Old Pueblo Archaeology Center are teaming together to promote understanding Read more…

Thank You!!

Old Pueblo offers our sincere thanks to our Southwestern Art Sponsor the Vista del Rio Residents’ Association and to our Archaeological Outreach Sponsor SinfoniaRx for their generous support of the 2017 “Art for Archaeology”!

APRIL-MAY 2014 ANCIENT NATIVE AMERICAN POTTERY REPLICATION WORKSHOP

The “Ancient Native American Pottery Replication Workshop: Decorated Wares of the 1300s” taught at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center by ceramist Andy Ward was a terrific learning experience for the students and the instructor. This workshop focused on replicating pottery types produced between AD 1270 and 1450 by Puebloan immigrants to southern Arizona. Some of this Read more…

DATING THE SOBAÍPURI O’ODHAM

June 2013: In the newest Old Pueblo Archaeology bulletin’s featured article, “Dating the Sobaípuri: A Case Study in Chronology Building and Archaeological Interpretation,” archaeologist Dr. Deni J. Seymour discusses research she has conducted in southern Arizona’s San Pedro and Santa Cruz river valleys over the past 30 years on archaeological sites of the Sobaípuri O’odham, Read more…

ADVANCES IN THE USE OF GROUND-PENETRATING RADAR

November 2012: Our latest Old Pueblo Archaeology bulletin features a scientific article by archaeologist Dr. Lawrence B. “Larry” Conyers titled “Advances in the Use of Ground-Penetrating Radar at Archaeological Sites in Southern Arizona.” Dr. Conyers, a University of Denver Department of Anthropology professor, has pioneered in archaeological explorations using the sophisticated ground-penetrating radar, or “GPR,” Read more…

OLD PUEBLO ARCHAEOLOGY BULLETIN ARTICLE ON THE GALLINA CULTURE

The latest issue of the Old Pueblo Archaeology quarterly bulletin features an article titled “Skeletons of War: Migration and Violence in the Northern Southwest in Late Prehistory” by archaeologist Lewis Borck. Lewis recently finished his University of Arizona Master’s thesis on this topic, and he gave a presentation about it for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s Read more…

CHIMNEY ROCK PUEBLO DESIGNATED A NATIONAL MONUMENT

On September 21, 2012, President Barack Obama named the Chimney Rock archaeological site in Colorado as a U.S. national monument. Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s executive director wrote the following letter to the President on this same date: Dear President Obama, On behalf of the nonprofit Old Pueblo Archaeology Center (www.oldpueblo.org) in Tucson, Arizona, and our Read more…

TWO MORE ARIZONA PROPERTIES ARE NOW NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARKS

From “Spear-point site in SE Ariz. gets landmark status” by Tom Beal, in Tucson’s Arizona Daily Star, October 19, 2012 http://azstarnet.com/news/science/spear-point-site-in-se-ariz-gets-landmark-status/article_b984505e-caa0-5678-8ec6-98c7132b5aa3.html About 13,000 years ago, the earliest-known human inhabitants of the New World killed and butchered mammoths and bison near the San Pedro River east of Sierra Vista – a site designated this week as Read more…

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