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“Autumn Equinox Tour of Los Morteros and Picture Rocks Petroglyphs Archaeological Sites”

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Photo by Tom Herrick of equinox "sun dagger" on spiral petroglyph at Picture Rocks site, Pima County, Arizona.

Photo by Tom Herrick of equinox “sun dagger” on spiral petroglyph at Picture Rocks site, Pima County, Arizona.

To celebrate the autumnal equinox, archaeologist Allen Dart (Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s executive director) leads this tour to Los Morteros, an ancient village site that includes a Hohokam ballcourt and bedrock mortars, and to Picture Rocks, where ancient petroglyphs include a solstice and equinox calendar marker, dancing human-like figures, whimsical animals, and other rock symbols made by Hohokam Indians between A.D. 650 and 1450. Tour will be on Friday, September 22, 2017 from 8am to noon. The fee is $20 ($16 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary members). Departing from northeast corner of Silverbell Road & Linda Vista Blvd. in Marana, Arizona.  LIMITED TO 32 PEOPLE.
Reservations and prepayment required by 5 p.m. Wednesday September 20: 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org.
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Date:
September 22
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Organizer

Allen Dart
Phone:
520-798-1201

Venue

Silverbell Road & Linda Vista Blvd.
Silverbell Road & Linda Vista Blvd., Marana, AZ United States
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