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“Prehistory of the Southwest: The Hohokam Culture of Southern Arizona”

January 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - April 3, 2018 @ 8:30 pm

Watercolor by C. Kemper "Golden Valley," depicts the Hohokam building canals to bring life-giving water to the barren desert.

Watercolor by C. Kemper “Golden Valley,” depicts the Hohokam building canals to bring life-giving water to the barren desert.

“Prehistory of the Southwest: The Hohokam Culture of Southern Arizona” adult-education class (first of 10 weekly class sessions) taught by archaeologist Allen Dart at Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th Street, Tucson. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each Tuesday evening January 30 through April 3; fee of $95 ($80 for members of Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, Arizona Archaeological Society, or Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary) does not include the cost of Arizona Archaeological Society membership or AAS Certification Program registration1 or cost of recommended text: The Hohokam Millennium by Paul R. Fish and Suzanne K. Fish, editors; available from Old Pueblo for $24.95 (Old Pueblo & PGMA members $19.96)
Archaeologist Allen Dart teaches this class in ten 2-hour sessions to explore the archaeology of the ancient Hohokam culture of the American Southwest. The class covers Hohokam origins, subsistence and settlement systems, social and organizational systems, material culture including ceramics, other artifacts, and architecture, interaction within and beyond the Hohokam culture’s regional boundaries, and ideas on religion and trade. Students seeking the AAS Certification are expected to prepare a BRIEF research report to be presented orally or in written form. Minimum enrollment 8, maximum 20.
Reservations and payment required by 5 p.m. Friday January 26: 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org1 Class meets the requirements of the Arizona Archaeological Society (AAS) Certification Program’s “Advanced Prehistory of the Southwest: Hohokam” class. The AAS basic “Prehistory of the Southwest” class is recommended as a prerequisite but this is negotiable with the instructor. For information on the AAS and its Certification program visit (www.azarchsoc.org/certification.htm).
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Start:
January 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
End:
April 3, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
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Organizer

Allen Dart
Phone:
520-798-1201

Venue

Old Pueblo Archaeology Center
2201 W. 44th St., Tucson, AZ 85713 United States
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