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“Archaeology of the Southwest” 12-session online adult education class

June 2, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - August 18, 2021 @ 8:30 pm

Wednesdays, June 2-August 18, 2021: Online

“Archaeology of the Southwest” 12-session class with archaeologist Allen Dart, online via Zoom, sponsored by Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, PO Box 40577, Tucson AZ 85717-0577

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each Wednesday evening June 2 through August 18. $95 donation ($80 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and Friends of Pueblo Grande Museum members), not counting cost of the recommended text or of optional Arizona Archaeological Society membership. Minimum enrollment 8 people.

Archaeology of the Southwest is an introductory course that provides a basic overview of the U.S. Southwest’s ancestral cultures. Its twelve evening class sessions will cover cultural sequences, dating systems, subsistence strategies, development of urbanization, abandonments 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 the equivalent of the Prehistory of the Southwest course developed by the Arizona Archaeological Society (AAS) and so can be used as prerequisite for all other courses offered in the AAS Certification/Education Program. Instructor Allen Dart is a registered professional archaeologist and executive director of Old Pueblo Archaeology Center.
Donations are due 10 days after reservation request or by 5 p.m. Friday May 28, whichever is earlier. To register of for more information contact Old Pueblo at 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org.

Photo caption: Photo by Jeffrey S. Dean of Kiet Siel Pueblo, one of the sites discussed in the “Prehistory of the Southwest” class.

Link to flyer: 20210602-0818(v1)ArchaeologyOfTheSouthwestOnlineClassFlyer


June 2, 2021 @ 6:30 pm
August 18, 2021 @ 8:30 pm
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