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Spring Equinox Tour of Los Morteros and Picture Rocks Petroglyphs Archaeological Sites

March 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Spring Equinox Tour of Los Morteros and Picture Rocks Petroglyphs Archaeological Sites” with archaeologist Allen Dart departing from near Silverbell Road and Linda Vista Blvd. in Marana, Arizona. From 8 a.m. to noon. $20 ($16 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary members). To celebrate the vernal equinox and the annual Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month, 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 AD 650 and 1450.
Reservations and prepayment required by Monday March 19. 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org.
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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.

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Date:
March 20, 2018
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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