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“Archaeology of the Southwest” 12-Session Online Adult Education Class

May 10, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - July 26, 2023 @ 8:30 pm

On Wednesdays beginning May 10 through July 26, 2023, Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Archaeology of the Southwest” 12-session online adult education class will be taught by archaeologist Allen Dart. The classes will be held at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with a requested $99 donation ($80 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, Arizona Archaeological Society [AAS], and Friends of Pueblo Grande Museum members), not counting cost of the recommended text or of optional Arizona Archaeological Society membership.

Archaeology of the Southwest is an introductory course that provides a basic overview of the US Southwest’s ancestral cultures. Its twelve evening class sessions will cover cultural sequences, dating systems, subsistence strategies, development of urbanization, depopulation of different areas at different times, and the general characteristics of major cultural groups that have lived in the Southwest over the past 13,000-plus years. Besides offering an up-to-date synthesis of southwestern cultures for anyone interested in the archaeology of the Southwest, the class is a prerequisite for all other courses offered in the Arizona Archaeological Society (AAS) Certification/Education Program. Instructor Allen Dart is a registered professional archaeologist and executive director of Old Pueblo Archaeology Center. Minimum enrollment 10 people. For information on the AAS and its Certification program visit www.azarchsoc.org/page-807603.

Donations are due 10 days after reservation request or by 5 p.m. Friday May 5, whichever is earlier. To register of for more information contact Old Pueblo at 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org.

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Caption: Pueblo Bonito and other archaeological sites in Chaco Canyon, NM, are among those discussed in the “Archaeology of the Southwest” class; National Park Service photo by Russ Bodnar


May 10, 2023 @ 6:30 pm
July 26, 2023 @ 8:30 pm
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